Plastic Power WonderWeek

Explore the possibilities of upcycling common plastic items into works of creativity.

Event Date
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Event Date
Tue
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May
17
Sat
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May
21
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2022
Event Time
10:00 am
6:00 pm
10:00 am
6:00 pm
*The Museum opens at noon on Sundays.
Ages
All Ages
Admission
General Admission
Location
Accessibility
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About the Event

On shelves in grocery stores, in the car, in your kitchen. Plastic is almost everywhere! But why should plastic be thrown away when you can easily upcycle it into something fun and new? This WonderWeek takes advantage of the common everyday material of plastic and turns it into various works of creativity.

Sponsored by Flint Hills and INVISTA.

ONGOING ACTIVITIES

Plastic Cup Weaving

Art Academy

Transform a plastic cup into a beautiful (and purposeful!) work of art.

Coral Snake Bracelets

EcoStation

Create a bracelet using different color beads to make a pattern like that of a coral snake.  

Upcycled Travel Pack

Junktion

Turn plastic lids into a coloring tray to keep you busy when you’re on the go!

Plastic Bag Coasters

Junktion, (May 21st Only)

Use recycled plastic bags to weave your own reusable coasters!

Achi

Math Cart

Achi is a two-player abstract strategy game from Ghana. It is also called tapatan. It is related to tic-tac-toe.

Lego Engineering

Science Station, May 17th - 28th

There will be a stack of challenge cards to build different things (bridges, cars, tallest skyscraper, etc.) using legos!

DIY Density Columns/Pipe Cleaner Neurons

Power Science Lab, May 3rd - June 4th

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

Video Game Inventors

Inventor's Workshop and Maker Annex

Build video game controllers, plug them in, and use them to play a video game on a screen.

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Event Date
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Event Date
Tue
May
17
-  
Sat
May
21
2022
Event Time
10:00 am
-
6:00 pm
10:00 am
6:00 pm
Ages
All Ages
Admission
General Admission
Location
Accessibility
See Accessibility
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