Events for December 27, 2022
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Earth Matters: Rethink the future
Earth Matters invites us to reimagine a more sustainable future through hands-on and interactive exhibits. Visitors will engage in themes such as biodiversity, rising global temperatures, and carbon emissions while creating lasting perspectives about the bigger roles we play in our environments.
Earth Matters is presented by Odell Brewing Co, HP Inc., and Kaiser Permanente.
The exhibition is presented bilingually and is free with museum admission.
One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure
Join Big Bird, Elmo, and their friend, Hu Hu Zhu, for a look at the stars. Take an imaginary trip to our Moon, learn how to find the Big Dipper and North Star, and see how we all share the same sky.
Please arrive early. The show will start at 10:30 a.m.
Runtime: 23 minutes | View the trailer
CAPCOM GO: The Apollo Story en Español!
Join us for a presentation of Capcom Go in Spanish!
¿Cómo llegaron los seres humanos a la superficie de la Luna? ¿Qué desafíos se enfrentaron los ingenieros, científicos y astronautas que trabajaron para lograr ese objetivo? Del premiado productor NSC Creative llega su última película, un documentario histórico inmersivo que muestra los logros del Programa Apolo y lo que ocurrió para poner al primer ser humano en la Luna.
Por favor llegue temprano.
Runtime: 25 minutes | View the trailer
Experience the Aurora
For the first time the aurora has been captured as it was meant to be experienced, as a display that covers the entire sky.
This immersive show shares the science behind the aurora and tells the story of the quest to find and photograph the aurora for wraparound display in fulldome theaters.
Please arrive early. The show will start at 2:00 p.m.
Runtime: 27 minutes | View the trailer
The delicate balance between ice, water and the existence of life has been a topic of scientific inquiry for generations. In travels to the Arctic and Antarctic regions of our planet, we’ll examine the ecosystems that exist and thrive there and learn how their survival is connected with our own. Beyond Earth, we’ll see how the existence of ice shapes the landscape and the natural systems on other planets and moons in our Solar System. Winner of five Telly Awards. Narrrated by Academy Award nominated actress, Emily Watson. Produced in cooperation with the University of New Hampshire, the Houston Museum of Natural Science, with the support of the National Science Foundation.
Please arrive early. The show will start at 3:30 p.m.
Runtime: 30 minutes