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Make Your own Solar Eclipse Viewer!
August 16, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

As we near the end of summer, we begin to look forward to the new school year! For some of us, the school year begins a bit early, and for others, it starts the very last Monday of August.   If you are looking for an end of summer celebration or a fun activity to […]

Sling Weapon Activity
December 16, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

  Materials: String Material – 2’’ x 8’’ per student Scissors Hole-punches Something safe to throw – small hacky sack-type balls Prep-work: Familiarize yourself with the sling in Medieval warfare by reading background information Make an example if you don’t already have one Practice using the sling Cut a 2’’ x 8’’ piece of fabric for […]

Layers of the Earth: A Classroom Activity
August 20, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

From the core to the crust, the Earth is a pretty big deal. It has a diameter of about 6,400 km, and it is made of various layers that help change the surface of the earth. These layers are defined by either what they are made of or how they move. When we look at […]

Educator How-To: Making the Moon out of Cheese (and Crackers!)
February 6, 2016 · 1 Comment

After months of renovation, the Burke Baker Planetarium at the Houston Museum of Natural Science will re-open March 11 with the best picture of the universe in the world! The Evans and Sutherland Digistar 5 digital projection system boasts the first True 8K image on the planet, with twice the resolution as an IMAX theater. The powerful digital […]


HMNS at Hermann Park

5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030
(713) 639-4629


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HMNS at Sugar Land

13016 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
(281) 313-2277


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George Observatory

21901 FM 762 Rd.
Needville, Texas 77461
(281) 242-3055

Hours
Tuesday - Saturday By Reservation
Saturdays 3:00PM - 10:00PM
Saturdays (DST) 3:00PM - 11:00PM
DST = Daylight Savings Time.
Please call for holiday hours. Entry to Brazos Bend State Park ends at 9:30 p.m. daily
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