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Welch Hall of Chemistry

51: More than just a number.
January 15, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

by Kaylee Gund What’s in a number? They’re symbols we use to quantify the world around us, the basis for astrophysics and time measurement, and among the first things we learn in language. 5: right angle meets curve. 1: straight as a ruler. Using some mental glue, stick these together and the result is 51, […]

Holiday How-to: Chocolate Leaves
November 20, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

My mom was a chemistry and home-ec teacher, so I grew up in a home where ingredients were carefully measured and food items were attractively arranged. While I got to help out in the kitchen as much as I wanted, I always liked being in the kitchen around the holidays. There were always new tricks […]

Go ahead. Take your toddler to the museum!
August 23, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

by Victoria Smith When my children were younger, and I was hip to the toddler scene, I would schedule play dates at all the usual places: I’d push the stroller to the park, load up the red wagon for the zoo, and slip Cheerios to fussy babies during story time at the library. The Houston […]

Einstein Scavenger Hunt: Guess That Hall!
December 16, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

Editor’s note: This post was created by HMNS Concierge and Discovery Guide Corey Green.   Our good friend Einstein came to visit the museum and went through many of our exhibit halls. Can you name the halls he’s pictured in? (Click the pictures for answers!)  Want to go on a scavenger hunt with your very own […]



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