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STEAM Sunday: Fun with Fangs

Memorial Auditorium at the Witte Museum 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX

June 5, 2022 - How do different snakes inject venom into their prey? Inspired by the exhibition The Power of Poison, this hands-on workshop explores the unique features that enable venom delivery. You’ll learn how different species of snakes strike as you create models of different fangs. Which fang will strike your fancy?

STEAM Sunday: Foliage Folios

Memorial Auditorium at the Witte Museum 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX

July 10, 2022 - What is an herbarium, and how is it used? Inspired by the exhibition The Power of Poison and featuring selections from the Witte’s own herbarium, this hands-on workshop examines the helpful and harmful properties of different plants. You’ll create your own pressed plant art, as well as a press you can use for future art! What will you create?

STEAM Sunday: Dose Detection

Memorial Auditorium at the Witte Museum 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX

August 7, 2022 - It’s the dose that makes the poison – but how do we know what the dose is? Inspired by the exhibition The Power of Poison, this hands-on workshop features a chemistry technique called titration that you’ll use detect the amount of vitamin C in different liquids. What will you discover?

STEAM Sunday: Kickin’ Kidneys

Memorial Auditorium at the Witte Museum 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX

September 4, 2022 - What do your kidneys do for you? Inspired by the exhibition The Power of Poison, this hands-on workshop dives deep into kidney anatomy and function. You’ll work with a team to dissect a kidney and discover how it works. What will you learn about yourself?

STEAM Sunday: Fabulous Fibers

Memorial Auditorium at the Witte Museum 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX

October 2, 2022 - What is the chemistry of clothing, and how does it affect you? Inspired by National Chemistry Week, this hands-on workshop explores the chemistry of fabric, fibers, and stains. You’ll compare different materials and identify their properties, then create a work of art. What will you design?

STEAM Sunday: Buoyancy Blast

Memorial Auditorium at the Witte Museum 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX

November 6, 2022 - Why don’t fish sink or float? Inspired by the special exhibition Monster Fish, this hands-on workshop examines the physics of fish. You’ll determine density and create your own neutrally buoyant device. What floats your fish?

STEAM Sunday: River Giants

Memorial Auditorium at the Witte Museum 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX

December 4, 2022 - What is a monster fish, and how does it survive? Inspired by the special exhibition Monster Fish and the work of Dr. Zeb Hogan, this hands-on workshop explores the unique world of Texas rivers and the massive fish found there.

$5

STEAM Sunday: Marvelous Magnets

Witte Museum 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX

Inspired by the special exhibition Toys: The Way We Play, this hands-on family-friendly workshop explores the physics of magnetism. You’ll investigate the unique properties of magnets and engineer your own magnetic creation.

$8