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Curators from the Houston Museum of Natural Science provide a behind-the-scenes look at the collections, science and stories of this world-renowned museum. From anthropology to astronomy and malacology (the study of mollusks) to paleontology, each week features a different curator, department and collection. Whether you are fascinated by science, always dreamed of being a curator or would like to experience the Houston Museum of Natural Science and its collections through the eyes of its curatorial experts, join us for this outstanding course. Space is limited, so we encourage you to sign up early.

Note: All sessions meet at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

Course Schedule

March 30. Anthropology, Americas, Ancient Egypt. Dirk Van Tuerenhout, Ph.D., curator of anthropology, Houston Museum of Natural Science

April 6. Shells & Malacology. Tina Petway, B.S., associate curator of malacology, Houston Museum of Natural Science

April 13. Butterflies. Erin Mills, B.S., director of the Cockrell Butterfly Center, Houston Museum of Natural Science

April 20. Paleontology. David Temple, B.S., associate curator of paleontology, Houston Museum of Natural Science

April 27. Astronomy. Carolyn Sumners, Ed.D., curator of astronomy, Houston Museum of Natural Science

Co-sponsor: Houston Museum of Natural Science

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Section Title
Behind the Scenes at the Houston Museum of Natural Science
Type
Lecture
Days
M
Time
2:00PM to 3:30PM
Dates
Mar 30, 2020 to Apr 27, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
7.5
Location
  • Off Campus
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $185.00
Section Notes
Limited Enrollment

 

Refund Policy

A 10 percent processing fee will be subtracted from all refunds. Due to the high demand for courses, registrations are considered final as of 10 days prior to the class start date. No refunds will be issued after these dates and credits will not be given for future classes. No refunds will be granted for participants who miss a portion of a program. Refund requests before the deadline must be made in writing to gscs@rice.edu.