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HMNS Outreach is Building a Better World—Literally!
January 15, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

  Education is our primary mission at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, and we are committed to providing high-quality scientific experiences to children everywhere through our Outreach Programs. After all, the future scientists and engineers of the world are all over it! There’s no better way to get a jump start on a STEM […]

Bringing the wonder to you: Science on Stage
July 26, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

We’ve got permanent exhibit halls, special exhibitions and an entire basement full of classrooms for camp and education. But did you know that we can bring HMNS to you? HMNS outreach programs — which include Science on Stage, Docents To Go, Wildlife on Wheels, Discovery Dome, Bugs on Wheels and more — can be booked […]

Those who can, teach: Tracking the Painted Lady life cycle with pasta
March 22, 2012 · 2 Comments

Hey there, today marks another installment of my handy how-to’s for educators. This particular activity is awesome when paired with observing Painted Lady butterflies grow and change in your classroom.  It’s a visually appealing model that represents a unique hands-on opportunity to record the stages in the life cycle of organisms in their natural environment […]

All Summer Long
July 21, 2010 · 1 Comment

For 12 years I looked forward to the end of May. It symbolized the end of restriction and structure, and the beginning of freedom. I am, of course, talking about summer vacation, and a break from school. Now that I no longer have a regular summer break, I look back on mine with nostalgia. Kids […]



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