Science Education Solutions, through its Café Scientifique New Mexico program, pioneered and refined over several years a model for teen science cafés that incorporates hands-on learning with the traditional science café. The model is being applied in novel ways throughout the Teen Science Cafe Network. Science Education Solutions operates the Resource Center for the Teen Science Café Network, and is the primary point of contact for the Network. It conducts the Café Scientifique New Mexico program in four communities with local partners. One of them, being Taos.