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A Museum staffer gets our mouths watering with science-inspired sweet stuff: Meet Jillian & Co.!
February 25, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

You’ve probably seen those scrumptious sweets we’ve posted over the last few months: A butter-cream (and bronze) mummy here, a delicious chocolate-dipped dinosaur there . . . well, there’s a story behind those geeky goodies, and it starts right here at HMNS. One of our membership staff, Jillian Villa, runs a successful pastry business when […]

Educator How-to: Teach archaeology with edible excavation
July 27, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

It’s time, once again, for our monthly Educator How-To! Today we’ll help you teach kids to keep track of what they find — just like an archaeologist does. Archaeologists keep careful records, as do all scientists. One important way to keep track of their work is by mapping where each artifact is discovered. Show your […]

Tasty Treats: snacks to revive the weary fossil-hunter
July 11, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Our guest blogger today is Gretchen, a volunteer at the HMNS who traveled with the Paleo team to Seymour in June. In addition to helping the team excavate in the 120 degree heat, Gretchen acted as head chef, feeding the hot, tired, and dirty diggers at the end of each day. In today’s blog, Gretchen […]

Testing for the Best
June 16, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Summer is here and one of the new Xplorations classes this year is Test for the Best, a class about consumer product testing (think Consumer Reports for kids: more about chocolate and toys and less about vacuum cleaners). I had fun checking out their experiments the past two weeks.  How long does your chewing gum keep its flavor?  Does […]



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