Middle Tennessee Scouting
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Oak Ridge “MANHATTAN PROJECT” &
NUCLEAR SCIENCE WORKSHOP
American Museum of Science and Energy
The Manhattan Project was the code name for the top- secret government project that assembled some of the greatest scientific minds of the era which led to the development of the first nuclear bomb and ultimately changed the course of history.
Join us to explore the history of Oak Ridge, Y-12, K-25, and the original Graphite Reactor at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Scouts will participate in a ½ day Nuclear Science Workshop (which fulfills the requirements for the BSA Nuclear Science Merit Badge) as well as a Science of Circuits Class and an American Museum of Science & Energy tour.
A 3- hour Department of Energy Bus tour is also available as a stand by option on Friday, June 1st starting at 8:00am on a first come basis.
Thursday May 31st 6pm - Sunday June 3rd 11am
½ DAY NUCLEAR SCIENCE WORKSHOP
SCIENCE OF CIRCUITS CLASS
Electricity is in the air as students create series and parallel circuits to test materials for conductive and insulative properties.
GUDIED TOUR OF AMERICAN MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND ENERGY
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY BUS TOUR*
*Stand by only – must arrive at Museum of Science and Energy by 8am on Saturday. The guided bus tour includes highlights of the history of Oak Ridge and the history of science and technology at the three U.S. Department of Energy/Oak Ridge facilities.
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Option #1: COST $60 per person total - Including 3 nights accommodations at local BSA Scout reservation in a group (open dorm style) rustic cabin. The cabins have electricity, restrooms and heating. Families would be responsible for their own bedding/cots/air mattresses etc. Cost includes museum admission, educational programming, lunch on Friday and Saturday, light breakfast each morning and dinner Friday night.
Option #2: Cost $40 per person- program and lunch only. Lodging available at Comfort Inn and Suites Oak Ridge for $80 per night plus tax.
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