Science Career Day 2016

Three professionals who use science in their work came to Cuba Middle School on March 23rd and Lybrook School on April 5th. Check out the links below to learn a little bit more about their jobs!

Electrical Engineering: How Microchips are Made

Anthony Murphy, an electrical engineer at Intel, explained the process of making microchips. Microchips are the power of computers and can be designed to do almost anything! Watch a video for a more detailed process of the making of a chip.


Planning: Design a Playground

Elroy Keetso, a Tribal Planner for the Pueblo of Laguna, talked about building playgrounds for the community. He asked the kids in the Laguna community to help him design the playground. Have you ever thought about building a playground? Check out these games that let you build your own virtual playground

Health Careers: An Application of 3D Printing

Richard Draper, of the Sandoval County Health Collaborative explained some ways that a 3D printer can be used for medical purposes. Here is a video about a college student who used a 3D printer to make his own braces!

With 3-D printing on the rise, learn more about what 3-D printing is and what it can be used for! 

Prevention Research Center

The mission of the (UNM) Prevention Research Center (PRC) is to address the health promotion and disease prevention needs of New Mexican communities through participatory, science-based, health promotion and disease prevention research. We fulfill this mission through collaboration, training, dissemination and evaluation activities.