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HOUSTON MUSEUM OF NATURAL SCIENCE

What Is It?: One of the most popular museums in the U.S., housing the Burke Baker Planetarium, Wortham Giant Screen Theatre, and Cockrell Butterfly Center, as well as a variety of traveling and permanent exhibits.

 

Help Needed: Assist with week-long science summer camps or participate in the Moran EcoTeen summer program.

 

Minimum Age to Volunteer: High school and university students who will be at least 16 by June 3, 2019 may apply to the teaching assistant program. The application deadline for the teaching assistant program was March 29, 2019, and the EcoTeen application deadline was in January. 

Help Needed

TEACHING ASSISTANTS

Xplorations Summer Science Adventures are week-long, hands-on science summer camps featuring science activities for children ages 6–12.  Teaching assistants interact with children, organize classroom materials and projects, and generally assist the teachers.

 

MORAN ECOTEEN PROGRAM

This program is for teens 14-17 (entering 9th-11th grades in the fall) and runs at the same time as the summer camp program.  EcoTeens may give demonstrations for summer campers and help the campers in other ways, but may also have other responsibilities and learning opportunities such as explaining touch cart items to Museum patrons, and giving exhibit hall tours.

The EcoTeen application typically is available on December 1 and the deadline is in January.

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Available For Scout Eagle or Gold Award Project?
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HMNS at Sugar Land, 13016 University Blvd., Sugar Land, Texas 77479, also offers teaching assistant positions.

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    • The Ecoteen program applications are available in December. The program is for teens 14-17, entering 9th—11th grades in the fall, and the program usually runs from June through mid-August. Please look out for the summer 2020 applications in December. Marce Stayer is the Director; you can email her at mstayer@hmns.org for more information. Thank you!

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