HMNS at Hermann Park
on Saturday, May 6, the morian overlook will be closed and the Morian Hall of Paleontology will close at 4 pm.

Vertebrates

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Dive into the amazing world of vertebrates as you learn more about the five major groups and their distinguishing characteristics.

Wildlife On Wheels: Vertebrates explores the wonderful and diverse world of animals with backbones!

This presentation investigates birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and fishes, covering anatomy, habitats, adaptations, and more.

Thrilling, hands-on experiences and demonstrations with live specimens will teach students the five major vertebrate groups and their distinguishing characteristics in a memorable way.

Discover how being “cold-blooded” or “warm-blooded” benefits an animal, learn the difference between a frog and a toad, and find out which animals are the “rulebreakers” of the animal kingdom!


Download TEKS-based curriculum for 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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