The Facts features final session of Mondays at the Museum

We wrapped up the third and final session of Brazosport Museum of Natural Science‘s Summer at The Center program for 4 to 6-year olds, Mondays at the Museum, yesterday with “Mad Matter”!

Check out a story and photos in today’s (6/27) edition of The Facts online…

 

(PHOTO by Avery White, The Facts: Science teacher Myra Jones begins to demonstrate a chemical reaction between vinegar and baking soda that resulted in the creation of a gas that blew up a balloon during the Mad Matter program Monday at the Brazosport Museum of Natural Science.)

BMNS New Exhibit Opening: Velasco & Quintana

Make plans to visit Brazosport Museum of Natural Science on Sunday, June 25 to celebrate the opening of new archaeology exhibit, “Velasco & Quintana: A Glimpse Into 19th Century Texas”! Please join us at 3:00 PM for a short program, ribbon cutting and refreshments.

 

The exhibit, featuring artifacts recovered from the 19th century town sites of Velasco and Quintana, will reside in the museum’s Raymond Walley Hall of Archaeology.

“So You Want To Be a Dinosaur Hunter” program set for Sunday, May 7

Join Brazosport Museum of Natural Science for its So You Want To Be a Dinosaur Hunter? program on Sunday, May 7 at 3:00 PM with BMNS paleontology curator Brian Miles!

Every year, paleontologists and dinosaur collectors visit large ranches across the western United States, looking for fossils. Come hear Brian’s story about the large Triceratops femur he discovered on a ranch in South Dakota!

Find out how dinosaurs actually get from the field to the museum and how people (and families) can do their own hunting for dinosaur, fossil, rocks and minerals, as well as where to meet people with similar interests!

This program is FREE and open to the public. RSVP online, via phone (979-265-7661) or at the door when you arrive!

The Facts previews Earth Day Celebration at Brazosport Museum of Natural Science

From a plant sale and planetarium show to crafts made from recycled materials and other activities, Brazosport Museum of Natural Science is planning a day of FUN for the whole family on Saturday, April 22 at its Earth Day Celebration! Join us between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM for this FREE event!

 

 

Don’t miss the plant sale by Brazosport Daylily Society, enjoy crafts made from recycled materials with Brazosport Symphony Orchestra, visit with archaeologists from the Levi Jordan Plantation State Historic Site & members of the Sea Shell Searchers of Brazoria County, AND see “Perfect Little Planet” planetarium show at 1:00 PM next door at BASF Planetarium!
Tickets to the museum are free, but reservations are required and can be made when you arrive or in advance online.

“So You Want To Be a Dinosaur Hunter?” Program

So You Want To Be a Dinosaur Hunter?

SUNDAY, May 7 at 3:00 PM

Join Brazosport Museum of Natural Science for its So You Want To Be a Dinosaur Hunter? program on Sunday, May 7 at 3:00 PM with BMNS paleontology curator Brian Miles!

Every year, paleontologists and dinosaur collectors visit large ranches across the western United States, looking for fossils. Come hear Brian’s story about the large Triceratops femur he discovered on a ranch in South Dakota!

Find out how dinosaurs actually get from the field to the museum and how people (and families) can do their own hunting for dinosaur, fossil, rocks and minerals, as well as where to meet people with similar interests!

This program is FREE and open to the public. RSVP online, via phone (979-265-7661) or at the door when you arrive!

Join Brazosport Museum of Natural Science for Earth Day Celebration

Earth Day Celebration

Saturday, April 22

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Join Brazosport Museum of Natural Science for an Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 22 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM featuring community partners, experiments and Earth-themed projects, including a plant sale by the Brazoria County Daylily Society, crafts with Brazosport Symphony Orchestra, archaeologists from the Levi Jordan Plantation State Historic Site and the Sea Shell Searchers Club of Brazoria County.

This event is FREE and open to the public!

Sea Shell Searchers Monthly Meeting

Sea Shell Searchers meet monthly from September through May in the Brazosport Museum of Natural Science.

Spring Meeting Dates:

Saturday, January 7 at 2:00 PM

Saturday, February 4 at 2:00 PM

Saturday, March 4 at 2:00 PM

Saturday, April 1 at 2:00 PM

Saturday, May 6 at 2:00 PM

Anyone interested in shelling or who would like more information about the Sea Shell Searchers are encouraged to contact us by email at seashellsearchers22@gmail.com or you may pick up a Sea Shell Searchers brochure at the museum.