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Teen Science Café: Geography and GIS, Nov. 17

November 7, 2018

The Museum of Nature & Science invites all middle and high school students to “Teen Science Café: Geography and GIS” with Bureau of Land Management geographer, Ray Hewitt, Thursday, November 17, 2018 from 5:30pm-7pm. Dinner will be provided, and the event is free.

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Geographic Information System (GIS) is an incredible tool that allows scientists and researchers to analyze spatial and geographic data. Whether you are interested in criminal statistics, land use, wildlife habitats, or traffic patterns, GIS can help manage and interpret information. Teen Science Café participants will see firsthand how GIS can provide a visual interpretation of data and talk with Mr. Hewitt, a professional who uses this technology every day.

Teen Science Café is a free, fun way for teens to explore the advances in science and technology and meet with STEM professionals to learn about career options for their future. Teens participate in discussion and hands-on activities for deeper exploration of topics they choose.

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Admission to the Museum of Nature & Science is free. The museum is located at 411 North Main Street and is open Tuesday through Friday from 10am to 4:30pm. and Saturday from 9am to 4:30pm.  For additional information, visit the website at: http://las-cruces.org/museums or call (575) 522-3120.

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