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Get Gassed Up

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 1, 2022

| Free – $15

Discover how water vapor, hot air or photosynthesis affects our daily lives.

Gas is all around us! Whether its hot air rising, clouds forming in the sky, or using natural gas, gas is a very important part of our daily lives. We are showing our love for gas with this WonderWeek. Explore our gaseous activities across the Museum that will teach you about water vapor, hot air balloons, and photosynthesis! Sponsored by CenterPoint.


Hot Air Balloon Art

Alexander Art Academy

Send your paper balloon soaring up the page as you create a moveable 3D work of art!

Leaf Rubbings

EcoStation, September 1st – October 1st

Learn the anatomy of the leaves by making rubbings from leaves around this neighborhood!

Cloud Pillow


Did you know that a cloud is a combination of gas, liquids and solids? Explore the states of matter as you make your own fluffy cloud pillow!

High Flying Kite


Up, up and away! Design your own unique kite to display at home.

Sensory Hot Air Balloon


Create your own beautiful sensory hot air balloon and learn about different types of textures.

Roll the Red Carpet

Math Cart

Challenge yourself by playing a counting game with dice, red carpet and a friend!

Cloud Identification*

Science Station

Use cotton, paper and a glue stick to transform common materials into clouds! Learn about the different cloud types and craft some cloud art to take home!

*Sponsored by Phillips 66

Cotton Clouds!*

Science Station

Did you knowA puffy, cumulus cloud weighs over 1 million pounds! Experiment with cloud density using water and a cotton ball. How much water can your ‘cloud’ hold??

*Sponsored by Phillips 66

DIY Density Columns/Pipe Cleaner Neurons

Power Science Lab

Learn about density by making a small liquid column in a test tube you take home with you!

Musical Inventors!

Inventor’s Workshop and Maker Annex,

Use simple craft materials and create noise-makers of all different sorts, from mini-washtub basses to harmonicas. Then get silly with your toots, twangs and thumps as you make music with your new instrument!


September 29
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Free – $15


Children’s Museum of Houston
1500 Binz St.
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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