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HMNS Weekly Happenings
March 19, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Educator Late Night – Death by Natural Causes   Death by Natural Causes will introduce students to the range of “animal, vegetable and mineral” dangers that lurk in their everyday lives. Through a collection of specimens, text and interactives, students will explore animal adaptations, statistics, chemistry, medicine and history. The rich graphics, compelling visuals and […]

HMNS Weekly Happenings
February 26, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Registration For HMNS X plorations Summer Camp Is Now!   Questions? Contact xplorations@hmns.org or call 713-639-4652. Don’t forget you can Refer a Friend when registering for Summer Camp, and you’ll both receive a discount! More information on that can be found here. Parent’s Guide to Xplorations Summer Camp is the basics of what you need to know! […]

HMNS Weekly Happenings
February 19, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Lecture – Hearth, Heart, Home: Skara Brae’s Early Stone Age Dwellings by Martin Carruthers   What was it about an ancient windswept place in the remote Orkney Islands that caused people to invest so much effort in creating one of the earliest examples of permanent homes? Skara Brae, a Stone Age village and UNESCO World […]

Stories From Our Microscope Lab! How The Ice Age Helped Keep The British Out Of Florida
February 16, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

This sand from Flagler Beach, Florida, contains both mineral grains and shells.  The mineral grains are clear quartz, and the brown, tan, and orange grains are shells that give the beach an orange hue.  Blocks of coquina (roughly 130,000 -100,000 years old and known as the Anastasia Formation) are found offshore much of eastern Florida […]



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