Exciting, Interactive Workshops for Teachers

Discover a new world of science as you go behind the scenes with HMNS curators and staff in these exciting, interactive workshops.  These programs are for adults only.

Each event provides you with ideas and activities to bring your classroom to life! Inspired by the runaway success of the Museum’s Xplorations summer camps and school-year science labs, these workshops give the HMNS teaching staff an opportunity to share what they do best!

Summer Energy Field Trip Week for Teachers

To help teachers assess the relationship between science and careers in energy, the Houston Museum of Natural Science Energy Conservation Club, through the support of Marathon Oil Corporation, is offering a 3 day long Teacher Energy Workshop.

Teachers will be taken to locations pertaining to the energy industry, and observe their TEKS concepts in action. Teachers will also acquire knowledge of careers that will help students connect their personal interests and abilities to careers in the energy industry.

  1. Lunch will be provided at the tour sites or in between locations.
  2. Lodging will not be provided.
  3. Teachers must be able to walk for moderate periods of time.
  4. SBEC credit provided.

Elementary School Science Teacher, Middle School Science teachers, High School Physical Science, Physics and Chemistry teachers

Trip 1: June 16-18, 2014

  1. Meet at the Museum
  2. Parish Power Plant
  3. Cedar Bayou Power Plant
  4. South Texas Nuclear Project
  5. Wiess Energy Hall



Trip 2: July 7 - 9, 2014

  1. Meet at the Museum
  2. Genesis Drilling Rig
  3. Varel Drill Bit Offshore Energy Center
  4. Wiess Energy Hall 



Trip 3: July 28 - 30, 2014

Bureau of Economic Geology
Marathon Visionarium
Wiess Energy Hall


For more information contact:
Daniel Burch 713-639-4737 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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