The Matter Factory

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The Matter Factory
The Matter Factory

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The Children's Museum of Houston's 1,350 square foot permanent exhibition, The Matter Factory, offers a glimpse into the concepts of materials science, including properties of matter and potential uses for different substances and smart materials. The exhibition invites children and families to explore how matter matters in our daily lives. Exhibits experiment with different properties of matter, test and sort materials based on their properties, and examine unique properties of emerging materials recently developed by scientists.

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An Exhibit is a visitor experience that may take many formats such as a display of objects or interactive components; it may include graphic panels or multimedia components; it is usually an un-staffed visitor experience. A group of themed exhibits makes up an Exhibition.

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