MARCHING FORWARD WONDERWEEK
Thursday, Mar. 22, 2018 – Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2018
Change the course of history and stand up as we honor women's brave contributions in history as we celebrate National Women's History Month during our Marching Forward Wonderweek!
- Ladder to the Moon: Howl at the moon and paint a breath-taking masterpiece inspired by Georgia O'Keeffe at Alexander Art Academy.
- Primate Matching: Swing from vine to vine and play a matching game to learn about different primates at Ecostation.
- Dian Fossey Word Search: Discover Dian Fossey and her innovative research by playing a fun word search game at EcoStation.
- I love Dot Pumpkins-Yayoi Kusama: Decorate your own pumpkins with dots just as Yayoi Kusama does at Junktion.
- High Flying Hat-Bessie Coleman: Take flight and daring pilot like Bessie Coleman with your very own aviator hat at Junktion.
- Geometric Crystals-Hypatia: Build your geometric crystals and learn about mathematician Hypatia at Junktion.
- Guess My Number: Play a Guessing Game to figure out what number the other person has at Math Cart.
- Photograph 51: Discover how Biophysisct Rosalyn Franklin contributed to the discovery of the shape and structure of DNA at Science Station.
- Starch Testing: Discover the importance of starch in your diet and test for its presence in common household items at Power Science Lab.
- Neutralization Reaction: Observe a neutralization reaction and learn how our body's digestive system works at Power Science Lab.
- Cabbage Chemistry: Using red cabbage juice come learn how to test the liquid in a cabbage for pH levels at Power Science Lab.
- DNA Extraction: Learn about DNA and extract it from strawberries at Power Science Lab.
- Coding Creations: Code your own Google logo, Star Wars Galaxy or Minecraft game using code software and programming at Inventors' Workshop.
- Search Light: Experiment with soldering and simple circuits to light up the night sky with your very own searchlight at Chevron-Houston Texans Maker Annex.
***Activities, events and times subject to change.
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Thursday, 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sunday, Noon - 6:00 pm
Open Monday during Spring Break, Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day. Summer: Open Mondays Memorial Day through Labor Day. Closed Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
- General Admission: $12 per person and $11 for seniors 65 years and older. FREE for children under one and Museum Members. Free Hours: FREE FAMILY NIGHT: Thursdays 5 pm - 8 pm.
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- Paid Parking
- Street Parking
- Parking fees: 1 hour - $5 2 hours - $6 3+ hours - $7 Metered and street parking are available around the Children's Museum of Houston.
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The Children's Museum of Houston's spacious eatery, Fresh Cafe, offers nutritious eats and treats for any time of day! Enjoy a healthy meal with fresh salads, preservative-free sandwich bread and vegetarian options prepared daily - all at low prices.
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