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Museum of Nature & Science to Feature Life and Work of Rachel Louise Carson 2018

Learn more about, and participate in, the history of scientific discovery through the Museum of Nature and Science’s “STEAMpunk” program, offered from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. p.m. Saturday, April 14. This month program will focus on Rachel Louise Carson, an American marine biologist and conservationist.

During the one-hour family program, Carson’s studies and work in marine biology and pollution conservation will be explored. There will be a short presentation of her life and work followed by an opportunity for participants to create their own underwater viewer, made from recyclable materials, that can be used to explore marine life.

Admission is free to the Museum of Nature and Science, 411 N. Main St. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. For information, call 575/522-3120, or visit: http://las-cruces.org/museums.