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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.
Follow the adventures of Cy and Annie and their dog Armstrong as they embark on an unexpected journey into space!
Explore the Earth, Sun and Moon system with a wise-cracking spaceship computer. See an asteroid crash into the Moon. Bounce along with them on the lunar surface. Get up close and personal with a solar storm. And gain a new appreciation of our home planet.
Please arrive early. The show will start at 10:30 a.m.
Runtime: 32 minutes | View the trailer
CAPCOM GO: The Apollo Story
What did it take to get humans to the surface of the Moon? What challenges did the engineers, scientists, and astronauts who worked to achieve that goal face? From award-winning producer NSC Creative comes their latest show, an immersive historical documentary that showcases the achievements of the Apollo program and what it took to put the first human on the Moon.
Please arrive early. The show will start at 11:15 a.m.
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