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Big deal about small science – national celebration of nano science comes to the Discovery Museum


The_Discovery-Nano_DaysDISCOVERY MUSEUM NEWS RELEASE – From Thursday, April 4, through Sunday, April 7, the Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum (The Discovery) will take part in Nano Days, a national celebration of nano science. At various times throughout the four-day celebration, volunteers and educators from The Discovery will be demonstrating various types of nano technology. In addition, local author and nano scientist, Ben Rogers, will give a presentation about how nano science is used in our everyday lives.
Here are just a few of the many nano activities happening during Nano Days at The Discovery:

Little Science for Little Ones
Thursday, April 4 · 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Ages: Recommended for ages 5 and under

Zoom Into Nano
Thursday, April 4 · 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Ages: Recommended for ages 6 and up

Hey, Wait a Nanosecond
Saturday, April 6 · 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Ages: Recommended for ages 6 and up

Meet Nano Scientist Ben Rogers, PhD
Saturday, April 6 · 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Ages: Recommended for ages 6 and up

Nano Days activities are free with museum admission. For more information about Nano Days at The Discovery, and other upcoming activities at the museum, visit the calendar of events on the museum’s website at www.nvdm.org.

The Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum (The Discovery) is a locally founded nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. The Discovery’s vision is to be the community’s center that inspires curiosity, creativity and the joy of lifelong learning. The museum provides opportunities to discover science, art, local history and more through open-ended, interactive and fun exhibits and hands-on educational programs. Explore a cave, construct a house, race across Nevada, and climb into the clouds – these are just some of the many adventures found at The Discovery.
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