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Stories From Our Microscope Lab! How The Ice Age Helped Keep The British Out Of Florida
February 16, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

This sand from Flagler Beach, Florida, contains both mineral grains and shells.  The mineral grains are clear quartz, and the brown, tan, and orange grains are shells that give the beach an orange hue.  Blocks of coquina (roughly 130,000 -100,000 years old and known as the Anastasia Formation) are found offshore much of eastern Florida […]

Architecture Scavenger Hunt!
February 22, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

There is something special about the field of architecture that intrigues us all. It’s a subject full of science and secrets. So much mathematical precision is required to build large, stable structures and yet that doesn’t seem to be enough. Architects are an imaginative bunch,  finding unique ways to appeal to their client’s passions and […]

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 […]

Who were the Maya? Who would you have been in ancient Mexico?
July 13, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Who were the Maya? I’ve become interested in Mayan civilization for various reasons. One, it’s 2012, and there are the obvious accompanying prophecies of the apocalypse. Two, I grew up listening to stories about the Maya as part of my culture. The Maya people are widely regarded as a civilization ahead of their time — […]



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