Jul 19 2017

Perot Museum: Maya - Hidden Worlds Revealed - Dallas

Feb 11 2017 - 10:00am to Sep 4 2017 - 10:00am
Perot Museum
2201 N. Field St.
Dallas , TX

The exhibition brings together more than 200 authentic artifacts and immersive environments to explore the astonishing accomplishments of one of the most powerful indigenous Mesoamerican civilizations, that still has millions of living descendants today. Visitors will learn how the Maya built towering temples and created an intricate calendar system while discovering what archaeologists have uncovered about the once-hidden ancient Maya, and the unresolved questions about why these ancient cities were abandoned. Through hands-on activity stations, guests can decipher hieroglyphs, learn cultural and architectural techniques, and explore an underworld cave, ancient burial site, mural room and more. The bilingual exhibition, presented in English and Spanish, requires a surcharge for members and non-members. 

Seed Preschool: From Soil to Seed Workshop - Dallas (Thru Aug. 18)

Jul 14 2017 - 9:30am to Aug 18 2017 - 12:00pm
The Better Block
700 West Davis St
Dallas , TX

Gardens can change lives. Children who appreciate nature will feel more connected to where their food comes from and to the world around them. It all starts with a seed. Join Seed Preschool and Matilda the Bus as we partner with The Better Block for our Summer Workshop Series: From Soil to Soup. We will explore the process of planting and growing, meet some friendly creatures, create beautiful things, and enjoy a good meal together at the end. For children ages 5 to 10. $30/workshop or $150/6 workshops.

Solar Car Challenge - Fort Worth

Jul 15 2017 - 9:00am to Jul 22 2017 - 5:00pm
Texas Motor Speedway Fort Worth , TX

The Solar Car Challenge is the top project-based STEM Initiative helping motivate students in science, engineering and alternative energy. The SCC Education Program developed in 1993 as a high school extra-curricular program, and later evolved into the Solar Car Challenge Foundation.

The end product of each 15-month education cycle is the Solar Car Challenge: a closed-track event at the world famous Texas Motor Speedway, or a cross country event designed to give students an opportunity to show the country the product of their efforts.

The 2017 Solar Car Challenge is a closed-track event at the world-famous Texas Motor Speedway. Come share the fun... meet the kids and see their solar cars. See website for schedule.

Greater Fort Worth Sierra Club: Making Seed Balls and Learning about Water Erosion - Fort Worth

Jul 19 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Texas Historic Tree Coalition: Comanche Marker Trees - Dallas

Jul 19 2017 - 7:00pm
Meadows Conference Center 
2900 Live Oak Street
Dallas , TX

The speaker will be the Texas Historic Tree Coalition’s own Steve Houser, who is a certified arborist, master naturalist, master gardener and also a founding member and past president of the Texas Historic Tree Coalition. In addition, he is a co-author of Comanche Marker Trees of Texas, which was recently released by Texas A&M University Press. Steve will speak on the subject of Indian Marker Trees, which he has been studying for over 20 years. (TXHTC volunteers have played a significant role in some of this research.) We will learn what marker trees are and their significance in American heritage and culture. Some of the past research by our volunteers will be covered, and we will also learn where this research will lead us in the future. 

RSVP: mary.graves@TXHTC.org

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