Children's Museum Of Houston

The Children's Museum of Houston serves the following Community Needs: (i) Foster the development of Houston’s significant child population. (ii) Enhance parents’ involvement in their children’s learning. (iii) Reinforce and supplement classroom instruction. (iv) Reduce the effects of poverty on learning. (v) Serve a multicultural, multilingual population. (vi) Promote workforce preparedness through the development of 21st century skills. For more information visit: https://www.cmhouston.org/

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Common Core
Build a mini air cannon! Use a plastic cup, balloon, CD, masking tape, and scissors to make a scaled-down version of the classic torus cannon--an air...
  • Physical Education
  • K-2, 3-5
Backyard Basic Training
Explore bird beak adaptations that help birds eat in this hands-on experience. Aligned with Common Core State Standards: K.MD.1 , 1.MD.4. Appropriate...
  • Science
  • K-2, 3-5
Children measure bubbles from different bubble solutions to find out which dishsoap makes the biggest bubbles.
  • Science
  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
Investigate air pressure by heating an aluminum can filled with water. You will be amazed at what happens to the can at the end of the experiment...
  • Social Studies
  • Elementary (Grades K-2)
Help the Editor of KidChron.com match and write captions for the photos in tomorrow’s edition. Appropriate for Early Childhood Education (Pre-K and...
  • Science
  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
How can you prevent your soda from going flat after you've opened the bottle? Answer this question by watching a fun Mr. O video and conducting a...
  • Multiple Subjects
  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
Common Core
In this activity, children will become familiar with cardiovascular activities and how their heart rate changes as they are doing cardiovascular...
How fast can you react? Can you improve your reaction time? Find out with this math measurement lesson plan. Aligned with Common Core State Standards...
  • Science
  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
Join Mr. O as he takes apart a ABC learning toy to investigate how toys work. Follow the steps Mr. O recommends for dismantling the toy or take apart...