HMNS Lecture: Dinosaurs, Discoveries, and Historical Geology

Houston Musuem of Natural Science 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX, United States

IN PERSON - Join professional Paleontologist and Science Educator, James E. Washington III and learn the story of how we got to our current understanding of dinosaurs and prehistoric Earth. How did we determine the age of the Earth? How did early scientists make sense of the unusual creatures being dug up all over the […]

Behind the Scenes Tour-Fossil Chronicles: In the Beginning

Houston Musuem of Natural Science 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX, United States

Embark on a journey through Earth's ancient past, from the formation of our planet to the age of fish. Explore the mysteries of early life during the Precambrian to Devonian Period, a time when the first organisms emerged, continents shifted, and life in the oceans began to flourish. Eligible for CPE credit. Purchase tickets here: […]

Behind The Scenes Tour – Aquatic Abundance, Oceans of the Holocene

Houston Musuem of Natural Science 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX, United States

In the Holocene, Earth's oceans are not just bodies of water; they're the vibrant heart of our planet's story. They host an extraordinary array of life, driving evolution and adaptation. Among these magnificent creatures, sharks reign as apex predators, keeping marine ecosystems in harmony. Dive in and discover their enduring presence, gracefully navigating the waves, […]

Behind The Scenes Tours – Fossil Chronicles: Wipeout

Houston Musuem of Natural Science 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX, United States

The period from the end of the Devonian to the Permian was a time of immense change. Early reptiles emerged, climate patterns shifted, and the supercontinent Pangaea formed. Then, one of Earth's most devastating mass extinctions occurred, eradicating over 90% of marine species. Eligible for CPE credit.   Purchase tickets here: BTS - Fossil Chronicles: […]

Behind The Scenes Tour – Atomic Interactions

Houston Musuem of Natural Science 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX, United States

Explore how the forces of chemistry, physics, and biology converge. Chemistry unveils the secrets of matter's composition and the bonds that tie it together. Physics reveals the laws governing motion, energy, and the universe's fundamental forces, and biology interweaves these principles, orchestrating the intricate dance of life's processes. Eligible for CPE credit.   Purchase tickets […]