Memorial Day Weekend at HMNS at Hermann Park
The museum will have extended hours May 27 through 29 and will be open until 6 pm.

Invertebrates

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Get up close and personal with Earth’s largest animal group as you meet live insects, arachnids, mollusks, echinoderms, and more.

Wildlife On Wheels: Invertebrates introduces audiences to Earth’s largest animal group, journeying underwater and underground to meet crustaceans, mollusks, insects, and more.

Did you know that 99 percent of all living species are invertebrates? Learn how lacking a spine can be beneficial, while exploring the unique characteristics of the invertebrate animal families and the adaptations which help them survive.

Hands-on experiences with Museum specimens and live examples of each family allow the audience to get up-close and personal with these amazing animals.

Book this presentation and discover why exoskeletons are awesome, how shrimp hunt for food, and which invertebrate glows in black light!


Download TEKS-based curriculum below.

These documents include specific TEKS correlations, activities to prepare your class for the outreach presentation, vocabulary covered in the presentation, and activities to reinforce what students have learned.


Pair with other programs in an Outreach Package!
  • Add a program of LyondellBasell Bugs On Wheels and Docents To Go: Oceans to try out the brand new Animal Adaptations package! Or complement your presentation in Texas Wildlife with additional programs about monarch butterflies, Native Americans, and the stars over the Lone Star State with the Traversing Texas package!
HMNS at Hermann Park

5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030
(713) 639-4629


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HMNS at Sugar Land

13016 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
(281) 313-2277


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George Observatory

21901 FM 762 Rd.
Needville, Texas 77461
(281) 242-3055

Hours
Tuesday - Saturday By Reservation
Saturdays 3:00PM - 10:00PM
Saturdays (DST) 3:00PM - 11:00PM
DST = Daylight Savings Time.
Please call for holiday hours. Entry to Brazos Bend State Park ends at 9:30 p.m. daily
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