The Burke Baker Planetarium at HMNS – Hermann Park will be closed through September 5. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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

The energy industry provides many opportunities for careers in the Houston area. Come along with us as we tour diverse sites that play different roles in the energy industry to gain knowledge of various careers in the energy sector. Learn how you can help students connect their abilities and personal interests to promising careers that are in demand-and see TEKS concepts in action. Educators will learn about the relationships between science and energy careers in this three day workshop. These energy workshops are for teachers of any age or subject, as well as career awareness program staff.

Participants must meet at HMNS.Lunch and transportation to/from HMNS and the sites is provided. Participants must be able to walk for moderate periods of time. The trip will be from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. most days. 24 hours of SBEC credit awarded. Limited to 22 participants per week.

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

Week 1: June 15 - 17, 2015 
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Week 2: July 6 - 8, 2015 
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Week 3: July 27-29, 2015 
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