Events for December 28, 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.
Un Cielo, Un Mundo. La Aventura de big Bird
This is a showing of One World, One Sky – in Spanish!
Vengan y acompañen a Big Bird, Elmo y Hu Hu Zhu en una emocionante exploración del Sol, las estrellas y la Luna, mientras aprenden de manera divertida conceptos básicos sobre la astronomía, desarrollando amor por la ciencia, y descubriendo ¡un mundo de posibilidades!
Please arrive early. The show will start at 10:30 a.m.
Runtime: 23 minutes
Dream To Fly
Dream To Fly is a poetic and touching story of aviation development through the ages. It presents the significant milestones on our route to conquering the skies – both in terms of technological breakthroughs, as well as our perceptions of flying itself.
Please arrive early. The show will start at 11:15 a.m.
Runtime: 35 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