Shocks and Jolts is a hands-on exhibition focused on the wonders of electricity with the aim of building a better understanding of electromagnetism and the properties, generation, and uses of power. Exhibits include an electromagnetic launcher, and electromagnetic chain, and a ring launcher, as well as musical benches, circuit challenges, and snap circuits where visitors can build their own circuits.
Season of Sharing celebrates the diverse variety of cultures that call Houston home with a vibrant, multi-colored display of block-long neighborhood of houses each celebrating the holidays in a different way according to their culture, including Christmas, Hanukkah, Ramadan, and Diwali. Visitors learn about various cultures around the world through hands-on activities, exciting workshops, and fun performances.
The Chevron-Houston Texans Maker Annex is a unique place in the Museum where children can showcase their inventions and constructions. This space offers a range of resources that enable children to create and innovate, including 3D printing, animation, circuit bending, casting, building and soldering circuits, laser cutting, robotics, development, and programming with Arduino and Scratch.
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