youth-education

youth education

What has eight legs and is coming to a school near you? “Awesome Arachnids” from HMNS!
January 17, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

In 2015, The Cockrell Butterfly Center will be making a couple of new outreach programs available to classrooms all over the Houston area. One of which was given to kindergarten students at St. Francis Episcopal School in December, and it was a hit, Awesome Arachnids! For almost 10 years, we have been fascinating kids with […]

Museum mysteries: What happens to the combs in the coin funnel? Yes, the combs.
March 15, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

In the Museum’s Grand Hall is a coin vortex, and amongst the other wacky things we do around here, the Youth Education Department is the custodian of said vortex. We like numbers, charts and graphs, and so we have a tendency (some might call it a compulsion) to keep track of weird sets of information. […]

Teachers Cutting Up in the Classroom?
September 25, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Life is beginning to get “back to normal” in the basement of the Museum post-Ike.   I’ve missed listening to the constant hum of children in our hallways – it really seemed like a different place without them.  I’m enjoying listening to the school groups right now, buzzing outside my door as I peruse the great photographs we […]


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