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July 2022

HMNS Dinosaur Dig Summer of 2022

July 21 - July 30
Houston Musuem of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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July 21 – 30, 2022 Spend six full days with HMNS and the Black Hills Institute at Waugh Quarry, a private site in Hulett, Wyoming near Devils Tower National Monument. Everyone will be able to dig for and expose dinosaur bones. As bookends to your spectacular trip, you will also visit the Black Hills Caverns, the Black Hills Institute of Geological Research, Mount Rushmore, Homestake Mine, Devils Tower, Crazy Horse Memorial and The Mammoth Site. Click here to view the full…

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August 2022

Lecture: Dinosaurs from around the World

August 9 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Houston Musuem of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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November 2022

Six Degrees of Science: The Rise of Mammals and the Pleistocene

November 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Houston Musuem of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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When the great dinosaurs died out 65 million years ago, our own class, Mammalia, took over. Meet the grand animals that dominated the lands at this time–sabretooths, mastodon, giant sloth, giraffe and more. As world climate turned drier and cooler, mammals responded with grass-chewing molars and hoofs designed for galloping over hard savannah soil.     To Purchase tickets: Link coming soon...

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December 2022

Six Degrees of Science: Primates and Early Humans

December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Houston Musuem of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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As the Ice Age began, the Primate order produced australopithecines, which is considered the halfway point on the journey from early ape to humans. In our final section of the Morian Hall of Paleontology, see how the human form evolved with the sophistication of our intellect. Compare early primates to Homo sapiens sapiens–us modern humans, noted to be very, very smart. (Homo sapiens was first used to name early human species. Modern humans were christened Homo sapiens sapiens because our giant brains and…

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