butterfly-center

Butterfly Center

STEM & GEMS, Part II: The science of raising butterflies is Celeste Poorte’s specialty
January 27, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

Editor’s Note: In anticipation of our upcoming GEMS (Girls Exploring Math and Science) event on Feb. 8, we interviewed several women who have pursued careers in science, technology, engineering, or math. Last week, we interviewed Air Liquide’s Victoria Rockwell. This week we’re featuring Celeste Poorte, Butterfly Rearing Coordinator at the Cockrell Butterfly Center at the […]

Family time & me time: Have the best of both at HMNS this holiday season
December 23, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

It’s the holiday season – full of food, festivities and family. Sure, you look forward to this month year-round, but that doesn’t mean you won’t get sick of it. Conversations start to get stale, your mother (or worse – mother-in-law) won’t let you stop stuffing your face, and you begin to worry that none of […]

Labor Day! Fun For The Long Weekend At HMNS
August 30, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

Monday is Labor Day – and you know what that means, right? LONG WEEKEND. In case you’re wondering how to fill the long hours between Friday afternoon and Tuesday morning, here’s a list of the top ten weekend experiences you can have with the family at HMNS all weekend long. That’s right – we’re open […]

Taking Flight: A Second Look at New Art in the Cockrell Butterfly Center
February 11, 2010 · 4 Comments

“Taking Flight” is a temporary art exhibition in our butterfly center, displaying the artwork of 6th – 12th grade students from three of the seven YES Prep Public School campuses. Inspired by science, or simply a love of nature, they are all wonderful depictions of different butterflies and insects – and a beautiful illustration of […]


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