Nuclear Science Week
2017 Nuclear Science Week 'Big Event'
Schedule of Events
Thursday, Oct. 12 - Friday, Oct. 20
(Downloadable Schedule HERE)

Organizational Participants:
Idaho Section, American Nuclear Society
Idaho National Laboratory
Idaho Women in Nuclear
U. of Idaho ANS Student Section
Mothers for Nuclear
North American Young Generation in Nuclear, Idaho Section
Students for Nuclear

American Nuclear Society
Idaho American Society of Mechanical Engineers (IASME)
National Museum of Nuclear Science & History
North American Young Generation in Nuclear
Premiere Technology
URENCO’S Discovery Day: Focus on STEM
10:00 am – 2:30 pm 
Mackay Middle School students will investigate a variety of topics including; coding, electricity, magnetism and nanotechnology, and develop exciting new ways to enrich the classroom. 
Presented by URENCO Ltd 

2017 Nuclear Science Week Big Event: Our New Energy Horizon 
INL Meeting Center, Energy Innovation Laboratory, 775 University Blvd, Idaho Falls 
8:00 am – 12:30 pm - Detailed schedule
Register by emailing
Presented by all organizational participants.

The Big STEM Event: Stage Show & Book Reading 
1:00 – 3:00 (times approximate) 
The Big STEM Event will combine a book reading of the NAYGN-commission book “Marie’s Electric Adventure” with Dr. Cathy Riddle’s Nuclear Forensics stage show. The audience will be elementary school students at Dora Erickson Elementary School, which is located directly across the street. 
Presented by North American Young Generation in Nuclear, the University of Idaho ANS Student Section, the INL STEM Team and the Idaho ANS 

Nuclear Science Scouting Workshops 
EBR-I Atomic Museum, located on U.S. Highway 20/26 between Idaho Falls and Arco 
9:00 am – 12:00 pm …Boy Scouts Merit Badge Workshop 
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm …Girl Scouts Nuclear Science Patch Workshop 
Open to the first 50 Boy Scouts and the first 50 Girl Scouts to register. 
Interested parents should RVSP to Emma Redfoot at
Presented by the University of Idaho ANS Student Section 

EBR-I Museum Open House 
EBR-I Atomic Museum 
EBR-I Atomic Museum will open to the public on Saturday, Oct. 14, in recognition of Nuclear Science Week. The Museum is regularly open from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend. No registration necessary.
Presented by the INL Tours and Protocol Team 

Reddit Science ‘Ask Me Anything: National Laboratories and Advanced Nuclear Technologies Development’ 
Presented by U.S. DOE, Office of Nuclear Energy and Idaho National Laboratory 
9:00 am – 11:00 am   (11am-1pm EST...times approximate)

Family Nuclear Science Night interactive exhibits
5:00 – 7:30 pm 
INL Meeting Center, Energy Innovation Laboratory, 775 University Blvd, Idaho Falls 
The second annual Family Nuclear Science Night will be held Wednesday, Oct. 18 at the INL Meeting Center. Registration is open to the first 360 to register.  Register at 
Presented by the INL STEM Team, Team INL and participating organizations 

Community Tour of INL 
8:00 am – 5:00 pm 
RSVP to by Oct. 12. Limited to the first 30 to register. 
Presented by the INL Tours and Protocol Team 

STEM @ The Museum of Idaho 
Museum of Idaho, Museum of Idaho, 200 N Eastern Ave., Idaho Falls 
6:00 – 8:00 pm (times approximate)………… Family STEM @ The Museum of Idaho
IANS is organizing a nuclear-themed STEM @The Museum of Idaho event. The afternoon will be open to local school students, and the museum will stay open later than usual to allow students to return with parents later the same day. 
For more information, contact Dr. Catherine Riddle,
Presented by the Idaho Chapter of the American Nuclear Society