Earth Day At Space Center Houston

Arts and Entertainment

April 18, 2015


Celebrate one great cause with two great events

Earth Day is the largest civic event in the world, celebrated simultaneously around the globe by people of all backgrounds, faiths and nationalities. More than a billion people participate in Earth Day events each year. Earth Day broadens the base of support for environmental programs, rekindles public commitment and builds community activism around the world.

Live sustainably as family

Discover the tools and resources needed to live a more sustainable lifestyle with informative, family-oriented events that will challenge everyone to channel their energies into building a clean, healthy, diverse world. Learn about the fun and educational roles that science and technology play and how they interact with the green movement. Renew, reuse and recycle!

Recyclable art & rockets What could you make from an old textbook to inspire change? A work of fine art? An iPad case? How about a rocket that actually blasts off? The answer is all of the above. Come see thought provoking art crafted from old college textbooks, including several textbook rocket ships! Also join our origami artist to make your own origami from old textbook pages and help inspire more environmentally friendly learning tools.

Green clean Everyone loves a clean house. Uncover tips for easily creating environmentally friendly home cleaners from materials that you probably already have.

Space seeds Do you have a green thumb? Discover how NASA plans to grow plants on Mars. Make your own take-home pot from recycled materials in which you will plant a cinnamon basil seedling.

Reuse, recycle, recreate Plastic bags are a commonly found type of litter. Learn to make your own personalized reusable bag which you can take home. Interesting fact: approximately 100 billion plastic bags are used in the U.S. every year, enough to circle the Earth over 773 times.

Pedal power Power up and get fit. Learn about a unique way to power everything from your mobile device to a light as you see how much energy you can create on a stationary bike.

Date:
April 18, 2015

Location:
Space Center Houston, 1601 NASA Parkway, Houston, TX

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