Kids in Charge - Driving the Future, presented by Mitsubishi Corporation

Kids in Charge - Driving the Future, presented by Mitsubishi Corporation

Kids take the driver's seat in this fun-filled day that explores children's imagination, and the future of fuel!

Event Date
Saturday, April 9, 2022
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Event Time
10:00 am
6:00 pm
10:00 am
6:00 pm
*The Museum opens at noon on Sundays.
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Admission
General Admission
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About the Event

What happens when kids are in charge? The possibilities are endless!  Explore how innovation goes hand in hand with play, curiosity and experimentation as we explore the future of fuel. Kids rule!

In partnership with Center for Houston’s Future

Presenting Sponsor: Mitsubishi Corporation

Event Sponsors: Chevron, Calpine

Digital Sponsor: Reneka App Builder

April 9th is Mitsubishi Day. All Mitsubishi employees get free admission, along with 4 guests. (Spouse and children). Must present employee badge to box office.

SPECIAL EVENTS:

Painting with Wheels

10 a.m. in Alexander Art Academy

Put paint on toy cars, then press, drag, or roll to see what designs you can create.

Clean and Green Edison Middle School Skit

11 a.m. and noon in Brown Auditorium.

Learn how hydrogen can be used as a clean/green fuel.

Molecule Building

11 a.m. and noon in Brown Auditorium following skit.

Make your own Hydrogen atoms and water molecules to take home

Sail Car Building Workshop  

1, 2:30 and 4 p.m. in Alexander Art Academy

Learn about alternative energy while building a sail car.

ON-GOING ACTIVITIES:

Car of the Future

All Day in Junktion

Design your own 3-D paper car of your dreams

Clothespin Car

All Day in Junktion

Build and race a car made from found items

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car Demo

All Day in Science Station

Test a remote-controlled toy car which runs on hydrogen fuel.

Molecule Fuel

All Day in Science Station

Build water molecules and learn what a fuel cell does to water molecules

EV Car Showcase and Group Mural 

In Allen Family Courtyard

See some of the most innovative cars today, and a colorful mural.

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Event Date
Saturday, April 9, 2022
Event Date
Sat
Apr
9
-  
Sat
Apr
9
2022
Event Time
10:00 am
-
6:00 pm
10:00 am
6:00 pm
Ages
Admission
General Admission
Location
Accessibility
See Accessibility
Play Safe
Masks are now optional.  Visitors who prefer to continue to wear masks are welcome to do so. Feeling sick? Come back when you feel better. Exposed to someone with COVID-19 in the last 7 days? Please visit us another day. We remain committed to the safety of children, visitors, and our staff and follow CDC guidelines.
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