Classroom Programs



The Asombro Institute can bring a bit of hands-on science and desert to your classroom. All programs provide an opportunity for students to learn about science through hands-on activities. Each program is aligned with the New Mexico STEM Ready! science standards (including the Next Generation Science Standards) and Common Core mathematics and English Language Art standards, where appropriate. Select a grade below to learn more about our program offerings.


  • Where: In your classroom
  • Cost: $60 for first presentation; $30 for additional, same-day presentations (additional travel charges may apply for schools outside Las Cruces, NM – generally $25 + 45 cents per mile)
  • Maximum Group Size: 1 class per presentation (exceptions on an individual basis)
  • Length: Approximately one hour per presentation


Please call the Asombro Institute office (575-524-3334) to schedule your classroom presentations.


Apply for a Science Sponsorship



If you are a classroom teacher that would like Asombro come to your classroom but do not have funds available, consider applying for a science sponsorship by clicking the button below.  If selected, teachers receive a free classroom program through a generous Science Sponsor who has donated the funds to cover the cost of a program. To learn more about Science Sponsors, click here.


Teacher Application


To learn more, Select grade level below



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