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All About Bug Gardens, Bone Picking And Bullets Trains: HMNS Has The Knowledge You Need This Week!
December 3, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Educational fun. Is that an oxymoron? At the Houston Museum of Natural Science it isn’t! Case in point: this week’s awesome schedule of activities. We have a lecture about the Bullet Train that will soon connect Houston and Dallas presented by Michael Moore, the Vice President of Texas Central, the company developing the high speed […]

Edible Gardening, Ancient Fossils And Women In Space: Out Of This World Fun This Week At HMNS
November 12, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Lecture – Cultivating the Next Generation of Female Space Pioneers by Carolyn Sumners Women have played a vital role in the U.S. space program since its inception in the 1940’s. While women were once considered unfit for space travel, the most recent NASA class is 50 percent female.   As we begin celebrating the 50th […]

Our New Science Kits Have Arrived! It’s Time For Some Hands on Science Fun for the Summer!
June 27, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

  Ah, summer… Time for trips to the beach, pool parties and and sleepovers! But what about all the time in between those activities? Managing your time and keeping the kids engaged during the summer holiday can be quite a challenge, so we thought we’d present some fun science kits that will both entertain the […]

Why Dinosaur Fossils Are Radioactive Sometimes
March 23, 2018 · 7 Comments

  A few weeks ago I was shadowing David Temple, our Associate Curator of Paleontology, as he and a specialist from the Medical Center examined the levels of radiation given off by vintage luminescent watch dials in preparation for our new special exhibit Death by Natural Causes. After the examination was over, David decided we […]



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