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Excellence in Science and Mathematics Student Scholarships and Teacher Awards
April 30, 2021 · Be The First To Comment

By Scott Stevenson, Director of Summer Camps at HMNS / Youth Education Manager Through the generosity of the Cockrell Foundation, The Houston Museum of Natural Science is proud to offer the Evelyn Frensley Scholarship for Outstanding Achievement in Science or Mathematics and the Wilhelmina C. Robertson Excellence in Science or Mathematics Teaching Award. Four annual […]

SPARKing Change with Autism Research at HMNS
April 15, 2021 · Be The First To Comment

Written by Dr. Robin Kochel, SPARK I will never forget the day that I learned that birds are dinosaurs. My family and I were visiting HMNS to finalize plans for my daughter’s birthday party on the Morian Overlook. This area provides a bird’s eye view of the Morian Hall of Paleontology which my parents had […]

Artifacts from the Historic POMPEII Eruption have Arrived in Houston
February 12, 2021 · 2 Comments

For centuries, the story of what happened to the ancient Roman city of Pompeii has captivated the world. The city lost and buried by the ash and volcanic debris of Mount Vesuvius remains a testament to nature’s fury, a tragic time capsule of life some 2,000 years ago. Opening to the public at the Houston […]

The Science Behind Myths
October 16, 2020 · Be The First To Comment

You’ve likely stumbled upon a myriad of articles with titles similar to this “Big meanies use science to debunk the Loch Ness Monster myth”, or “Loch Ness Monster Hoax” and so on. Unfortunately, this blog here today is not going to help convince you of the existence of any such monster, but it may help […]



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