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ConocoPhillips Techno Science Labs

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ConocoPhillips Techno Science Labs Feature Interactive Experiments For Grades 1–8

Bringing a group to HMNS or HMNS Sugar Land? Explore science, nature and history in our interactive science labs which feature specimens, artifacts and laboratory equipment.

Each lab lasts one hour and accommodates up to 25 students. Labs cost range between $200 and *$250 per lab (for Dissection Lab*) and include admission to the Museum’s Permanent Exhibit Halls for participating students and their chaperones.

ConocoPhillips TechnoScience Labs

Optical Illusions (September at HMNS) – Investigate ambiguous pictures, impossible shapes, strobe effects, and other amazing illusions.

Balancing Act (November at HMNS) – From levers and mobiles to leaning towers, explore the center of mass and find out why it matters.

Circular Motion (December at HMNS) – Explore rolling and spinning and discover which shapes are the speediest.

Discovering Density (January at HMNS) – Discover how hot air balloons rise, why rocks sink, and what makes submarines go up and down.

Marvelous Mixtures (April at HMNS) – Investigate properties of solutions, colloids, alloys, and other mixtures.

Sound Science (May at HMNS) – Use tuning forks and tubes to investigate pitch, resonance, and the science of music.

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
(979) 553-3400 / (281) 242-3055

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