Children's Museum to hold Geek Week
The Children's Museum of Houston, located at 1500 Binz in Houston, will be hosting Geek Week from Thursday, June 14-20 as part of the museum's 2012 Summer of Fun.
Children are invited to celebrate their inner geek by experimenting with Newton's first and third Laws of Motion and learning the basic physics of designing a robot.
Other activities available during Geek Week will include the following:
Circle Logic: Learn the inner workings of this classic strategy game at the ExxonMobil Math Cart.
Seega: Seega is an Egyptian strategy game that guests will play at the ExxonMobil Math Cart.
A-maze-ing Robots: Design a program to teach a robot simple commands at Junktion.
No Stress Chess: Learn how to play chess at Junktion.
Wedgit Blocks: Make sculptures and patterns at Junktion.
Surviving the Fall: Design a package system to survive a 14-foot drop at the Inventors' Workshop.
Metamorphosis of the Insect: Put models of insects in order according to the stages of the insect's life cycle at the EcoStation.
The hours of operation for the Children's Museum of Houston are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.
General admission is $9 per person and $8 for seniors 65 and older and for military personnel. Children younger than the age of 1 are admitted for free.
Free Family Night is held from 5-8 p.m. every Thursday.
For more information, visit www.cmhouston.org or call 713-522-1138.
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