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The Things I Made at Summer Camp
June 5, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

Xplorations Summer Camp has been an integral part of summer at the Houston Museum of Natural Science for decades, and it was a large part of my childhood too. Over the years, I took all sorts of camps covering subjects like butterflies, cultures in the Americas and roller coasters. I made so many things at […]

Take It: HMNS shopping trips rival Liam Neeson’s shakedown
May 20, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

May is upon us, which means it is time for stocking up on mosquito repellent and sunscreen, flip flops and floppy hats, bathing suits and beach towels. For the education staff at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, it also means heavy lifting and preparing for the emotional gauntlet that is summer camp shopping. Julia does […]

Science Starts with density and distance
May 8, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

A rousing game of “Will it Float?” occasionally played on The Late Show with David Letterman was really just an impressively popular density guessing game. In our recently added Science Start Outreach Program, Discovering Density, we play a similar game, predicting and testing to see what happens when you toss things into a tank of […]

Spend the summer learning, not lounging: HMNS Ecoteen & Scout talks competitive edge and making science social
July 5, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

Some kids think of summer as a time to take a brain break. But for campers and young volunteers at HMNS, it’s an opportunity to keep learning, make new friends and edge past the couch potatoes. Nick Schaupp‘s involvement with HMNS — both as a camper and later as an Ecoteen — began three summers ago. While […]



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