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Homeschool Day: Space Fuel


9:30 am - 3:30 pm

What better way to spend a day than immersing your students in the Witte Museum? Join us for a fun day of interactive learning at Homeschool Day!

Choose between two stellar programs:

Space Food 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

What can you eat in space? How can astronauts grow a garden in the space capsule? Inspired by the Surviving Space: Astronauts and Asteroids special exhibition, this session explores the food astronauts take with them to space. From dehydrated snacks to cooked meals to raw ingredients, find out what kinds of food fuels space explorers at Homeschool Day!

Rocket Fuel • 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.

How do rockets make it to space? Inspired by the Surviving Space: Astronauts and Asteroids special exhibition, this hands-on workshop explores the chemistry and physics of rockets. You will experiment with chemical reactions to identify the ideal chemical balance to launch a film canister rocket.

Cost per Session:

  • Family Plus Members: $5 (To receive Member Plus pricing, please log in to your Witte Museum Account before beginning the purchase process.)
  • Family Members: $9 (To receive Member pricing, please log in to your Witte Museum Account before beginning the purchase process.)
  • Non-Members: $10

Want to become a Witte Museum member? Join the family online and enjoy perks all year.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: 

  • Advanced registration required.
  • Recommended for grade levels K – 8.
  • Ticket includes General Museum Admission, Special Exhibition Admission and all supplies for the program.
girl points to plants growing in space capsule.
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Details

Date:
May 7
Time:
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Venue

Witte Museum
3801 Broadway
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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