Teen Science Café
Teen Science Cafés are FREE events where teens can meet a local scientist and find out about their work and career! Meet other teens, have snacks, and enjoy a science talk and activity.
FREE for TEENS!
Ideas with Ideum: interactive storytelling with emerging technology
Join guest speakers from Ideum, a local interactive design firm, to learn about designing and planning complex digital installations, including video walls, projection mapping, theater projection, and more. Each of these technologies can be used in a variety of settings to tell important stories about science, art, history, and culture.
Ideum’s 40+ employees form an interdisciplinary team that includes designers, software developers, hardware engineers, A/V media specialists, educators, and scientists. In this Teen Science Café, Ideum staff will share their work, discuss the paths they took to exhibit design and development, and answer questions about careers that integrate science, art, and technology.
1701 Mountain Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Learn about the GLOWpod, an immersive sphere-shaped room that is somewhere between the greenhouse of tomorrow and an extraterrestrial nursery. Explore the art, technology, and engineering behind this innovative project.
Loma Colorado Main Library
755 Loma Colorado Blvd. NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Bonus! This Café is happening during Explora’s free admission night, 5-9pm as part of Old Town Holiday Stroll. Enjoy exhibit exploration, gift store discounts, additional activities, and entertainment until 9pm.
What does it take to get water from a river to your faucet? Join us for a conversation and play a computer game to learn the cool story about the different ways we use water in New Mexico!
Ryan’s research involves using chemical changes within rocks to understand past environments on Mars and the Earth. A New Mexico native, Ryan graduated from Eastern New Mexico University and has interned at NASA Johnson Space Center, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, and Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Explora’s Cafés are on first Fridays of most months.
No registration or fee, just come and check it out. Explora Café questions? 505-224-8300.
Funding assistance for Explora Teen Science Cafés, (aka. Café Scientifique), is provided by the Urban Enhancement Trust Fund of the City of Albuquerque.