Sept. 1 – 2 “Blue Star Museum Admission Program to AMSE” for active-duty military ID holder and five immediate family members. Active duty military include Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members. Must show active duty military ID for free admission.
Sept. 1 – 15 “Nikon Small World” a traveling exhibition featuring 20 award winning photomicrographs of various science subjects on the nanoscale. See the unseen. AMSE Lobby.
Sept. 1, 2013 – Jan. 5, 2014 “Oak Ridge In Art” featuring eight framed prints and paintings by residents or former residents of Oak Ridge, including work by Nick Fielder, Helen Guymon, Fred Heddleson, Pat McWilliams Hoskins, Nancy Smith, Irvin Grossman, and Helen Bayless. AMSE Lobby
Sept. 14, 2013 – Jan. 12, 2014 “The Science Maze” where visitors get lost in science facts. Discover interesting tidbits of science fields from astronomy to zoology as you find you way through The Science Maze. AMSE Second Level.
Sept. 6 “Registration Deadline for AMSE Homeschool Program “Plants,Pollinators, Seeds” scheduled for Sept. 13 for Grades K-2 and Grades 3 – 6. Registration information and forms are available online at www.amse.org or pick-up a flyer at AMSE.
Sept. 13 “AMSE Homeschool Program “Plants, Pollinators, Seeds” for Grades K-2 from one hour from 10:30 am – 11:30 am and for Grades 3 – 6 for two hours from 12:30 – 2:30 pm. Cost for Grades K-2 program is $7.00 non-member and $5.00 AMSE member, while cost for Grades 3 – 6 is $12 for non-member and $9 AMSE member. Both classes will be held at Freels Bend Cabin in Oak Ridge. Students will conduct an investigation of the plants in the area with an emphasis on how they are pollinated and how seeds are dispersed. Seeds will be collected, analyzed and classified.
Sept. 20 “Registration Deadline for AMSE Homeschool Program “Habitat Hunters” schedule for Sept. 27 for Grades K-2 and Grades 3-6. Registration information and forms are available online at www.amse.org or pick-up flyer at AMSE.
Sept. 27 “AMSE Homeschool Program “Habitat Hunters” for Grades K-2 for one hour from 10:30 – 11:30 am and for Grades 3-6 for two hours from 12:30 – 2:30 pm. Cost for Grades K-2 is $7.00 non-member and $5.00 AMSE member, while cost for Grades 3 – 6 is $12.00 for non-member and $9.00 AMSE member. Both classes will be held at Freels Bend Cabin in Oak Ridge. Students will learn how to look for small animals, their signs, and their homes. Different habitats (fields, rock piles, trees, the ground, buildings, etc.) will be explored.
Sept. 28 “Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live! Go to www.smithsonian.com/museumdaylive to print an Admission Ticket to AMSE for free admission for two people at the listed venue. One ticket per household with valid e-mail address. Only an official Museum Day Live! ticket holder and one guest is eligible for free entry. The Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live! ticket is only good for one day – Sept. 28.
Please note: The American Museum of Science and Energy, located at 300 South Tulane Avenue in Oak Ridge, is open Monday – Saturday from 9 am – 5 pm and Sunday from 1 – 5 pm. Admission is Adults $5.00, Seniors (65+) $4.00, Students (6 – 17) $3.00 and Children ( 5 and under) no charge. Group rates are available with advance reservations. AMSE memberships are Family $40, Grandparents $35, Individuals $25 and Family & Friends $75. AMSE members receive unlimited AMSE visits and free admission to 250 museums that participated in the ASTC Passport Program. AMSE members receive discounts on Discovery Shop merchandise, discounts on camps, classes, workshops and birthday parties. For more information on AMSE memberships, exhibits, programs and events, go to www.amse.org To schedule a museum group visit, call AMSE at (865) 576-3200.
Contact: Lissa Clarke
Public Information Officer
American Museum of Science and Energy
Tel. (865) 576-3218
August 26, 2013