Oct. 9, 2010


In celebration of Earth Science Week 2010, the Houston Geological Society is putting on several events with the theme "Exploring Energy." Volunteers are needed for an SPE demonstration at the Annual Family Energy Festival at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Details for the Family Energy Festival can be found below, or at the HGS website: http://www.hgs.org/en/cmt/?15.

Annual Family Energy Festival

Houston Museum of Natural Science

Saturday, October 9, 11:30pm- 4:00pm

We kick off the week with our annual Family Energy Festival at the Houston Museum of Natural Science’s Paleontology Hall and Wiess Energy Hall. NEW! This year’s festival will feature the same great passport program as in previous years and will coincide with the launch of HMNS’s new Energy Conservation Club (ECC). In addition to our great demonstrations by area Geosciences organizations, the museum has a special celebration sponsored by Marathon Oil Corporation and the Weiss Energy Hall Partners that will include the "Billy B" show (www. billybproductions.com) and numerous interactive demonstrations about renewable energy. As in past years, Houston area Cub Scouts and Webelos are encouraged to come and work on their Geology Belt Loops and Activity Pins. This year is the first-ever "energy" themed Earth Science Week. This is a great opportunity to share your knowledge and love of science with family and friends.

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Reilly Bliton

Date and Time

Sat, Oct. 9, 2010

11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
(GMT-0600) US/Central

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Houston Museum of Natural Science

5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston, TX 77030