Monday, January 11, 2010

Saturday in Houston

On Saturday, we went to the Houston Museum of Natural Science
Levi catching a ride with Uncle Chris
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We got to see dinosaur bones and some dinosaur displays.
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In the chemistry section, there was a wall of the periodic table of elements.  Within each square was an example of that element. 
Of course, there was nothing in the radioactive ones!
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Trying out some of the experiments in the chemistry section
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Daddy & Miriam watching a movie about chemistry
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Anytime there’s a map the boys have to check it out!
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This pendulum was one of the neatest attractions.
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It hung from a 60 foot cable from the top of the ceiling.
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It only knocked down one pin while we were watching.
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There were also some taxidermy displays.
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This little guy was cute.  I said he was a cajun racoon…but the more I think about it…he would just be called a “coonass”….pardon my french!
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They also had a section dedicated to malacology…which is the study of mollusks.
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This is the world’s largest snail shell.
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After we left the museum, we walked toward the reflecting pond at Hermann Memorial Park.
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The girls on our way home
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When we got back to Uncle Lee & Aunt Lauren’s, baby Grace was all snuggled up in her car seat sleeping…so cute!
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Baby Grace sitting with Uncle Craig
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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Sure does look cold down there - great pictures of the museum.