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The HMNS School of Rock: Cracking Caveman Crafts in the Classroom
November 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Today’s guest post was written by Dr. Gus Costa, Geoarchaeologist at Rice University and Paleoarts Educator/Owner of The Flintstone Factory The ascent of humankind is an unlikely story of a clawless, small-toothed primate prevailing in a brutish world of horrific beasts. How did our ancestors compete with lions, tigers and bears? More importantly, how would […]

Sweet lobotomies: A sugar skull how-to for fellow craft addicts
October 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

Fall is a favorite time of year for many people in the Education Department. The summer rush is over, the weather has gone from sweltering to just hot and Dia De Los Muertos is approaching. When it comes to Day of the Dead crafts, some might say we have an addiction. But we don’t! We […]

LEGO my Robotics! New course to be offered at HMNS Main and HMNS at Sugar Land beginning in September
August 20, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

HMNS is launching a new after-school LEGO Robotics program this fall at HMNS’ main campus and at HMNS Sugar Land. The program is modeled after our popular Xplorations summer course and spans 10 weeks, beginning Sept. 11 at HMNS and Sept. 13 at HMNS Sugar Land. Class will be held once a week on Thursday […]

Stage-five clingers: Learn to grow epiphytes with Zac Saturday, March 24
March 20, 2012 · 1 Comment

As the horticulturist for the Cockrell Butterfly Center conservatory, I get asked a plethora of gardening questions. The most frequently asked question (other than “How’s Lois?”) has got to be “How do you get your orchids to grow on trees?” I explain to visitors that most orchids are epiphytic, which means that they grow on […]



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