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HMNS Happenings This Week
August 14, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Mark Your Calendars for these events happening at HMNS August 15 – August 21 NEW EXHIBIT OPENING! Gems of the Sea: The Guido T. Poppe Collection Opens August 19, 2016 World class. One of a kind. Never before seen. Made by mollusks. The Philippines consists of over 7,500 islands in Southeast Asia, totaling a land […]

Educator How-To: Nautilus and the Golden Spiral (an approximation)
July 1, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

Editor’s note: In honor of our new Nautilus Live program — which takes Museum patrons to the ocean floor with telepresence technology — this month’s Educator How-To is all about the nautilus shell. From our veteran Xplorations educator Kat Havens: It is difficult to deny the beauty and perfection of the nautilus’ spiraled chambers. Many […]

Energy Hogs and Lava Lamps: An Energy Education Day
October 2, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Where can you bring your children to have fun learning about energy? The Houston Museum of Natural Science Wiess Energy Hall of course!! On September 24, Shell had an Energy Education Day here, where children of all ages learned about science with fun activities, games, talks with people in the industry, tours of the Wiess […]



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