Everyone Counts WonderWeek

Get ready to embark on a journey of financial empowerment as we celebrate April National Financial Literacy Month!

Event Date
Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Event Date
Tue
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Apr
23
Sun
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Apr
28
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2024
Event Time
9:00 am
5:00 pm
9:00 am
5:00 pm
*The Museum opens at noon on Sundays.
Ages
All Ages
Admission
General Admission
Location
Accessibility
See Accessibility
About the Event

Activities, events and times subject to change.

Join us for a weeklong series of engaging activities and workshops designed to teach you the importance of money management and financial literacy. From budgeting basics to saving strategies, our interactive activities and educational programs will empower you to make informed financial decisions and build a strong financial foundation for the future.

Proudly Sponsored by Bank of America

Special Events

Fingerprint Animal Counting: Unleash your inner artist and bring numbers to life as you use your fingers to transform them into dynamic animal drawings!

Where: Alexander Art Academy

Giving Tree: Embark on an exhilarating journey of generosity as you dive into the beloved story "The Giving Tree" by Shel Silverstein! After immersing yourself in its timeless wisdom, unleash your creativity by cutting out an apple template, inscribing it with an idea to spread joy, and watch as our 3D tree blooms with acts of kindness and happiness!

Where: Junktion

Paper Wallet: Dive into the world of crafting as you learn step-by-step how to construct a wallet from scratch using basic materials and techniques. Then, let your creativity run wild as you design and decorate your wallet in your own unique fashion, adding personal touches and flair to make it truly one-of-a-kind.

Where: Junktion

Piggy Bank Pal: Whether you're dropping in coins for a rainy day, setting aside funds for a special treat, or donating to a worthy cause, your piggy bank will serve as a fun and practical tool for mastering the basics of money management.

Where: Junktion

Penny Drop Challenge: Gather around as you take on the ultimate challenge: seeing how many drops of water you can fit on a single, flat penny. With each carefully placed drop, push the limits of surface tension and defy gravity in a thrilling battle for the top spot on our daily leaderboard. Will you have the steady hand and keen eye needed to claim the title of Penny Drop Champion?

Where: CenterPoint EcoStation

Honey Comb Home: Take turn strategically covering your honeycombs using the pattern blocks indicated by the spinner. The race is on to be the first to fill in any three honeycombs on your sheet and claim victory! Will you outmaneuver your opponent and become the ultimate honeycomb champion?

Where: ConocoPhillips Math Lab

On-Going Activities

Cloud Viewer: Unleash your inner explorer and fashion your very own Cloud Viewer, empowering you to peer up at the sky and unlock the mysteries of the clouds above!

Where: CenterPoint EcoStation

Rainsticks: Immerse yourself in the thrilling world of meteorology as you tilt the enchanting rainsticks provided, allowing the mesmerizing sounds of a simulated rainstorm to transport you on an exhilarating journey through the intricate wonders of the water cycle and the dynamic forces shaping our weather!

Where: CenterPoint EcoStation

DNA Extraction: Get hands-on as you embark on the exhilarating task of extracting DNA from wheat germ, witnessing firsthand the incredible complexity and beauty of this fundamental molecule. With each step of the extraction process, from crushing the wheat germ to isolating the DNA strands, uncover the secrets of genetics and gain a newfound appreciation for the intricate machinery that drives life itself.

Where: Power Science Lab

Pipe Cleaner Neuron:  From understanding the basics of neuron structure to witnessing the incredible speed at which signals travel along neural pathways, prepare to be captivated by the awe-inspiring world of neuroscience and gain a deeper appreciation for the remarkable capabilities of the human brain.

Where: Power Science Lab

DIY Laser Journals: Step into the world of bookbinding mastery as you learn the art of creating your very own personalized journal using state-of-the-art Glowforge laser cutting technology.

Where: Chevron Maker Annex

Message Switchboard: Get ready to engage your imagination and creativity as you harness the power of banana plugs to create messages on our dynamic seven-segment displays.

Where: Chevron Maker Annex

Hydraulic Flowers: Prepare to be enchanted as you embark on a mesmerizing journey to create your very own jar of flowers that comes to life with every push of a hydraulic syringe.

Where: Chevron Maker Annex

Trampoline Challenge: Armed with a G-Force sensor, embark on a thrilling mission to see if your trampoline design can successfully dampen the force of a falling object, preventing the sensor from triggering.

Where: Chevron Maker Annex
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Event Date
Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Event Date
Tue
Apr
23
-  
Sun
Apr
28
2024
Event Time
9:00 am
-
5:00 pm
9:00 am
5:00 pm
Ages
All Ages
Admission
General Admission
Location
Disability Accessibility
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Thank You to Our Event SPONSORs
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