STEAM Sunday

Can’t get enough STEAM? Join the Witte for STEAM Sunday! Add to your Witte experience with hands-on explorations of exciting Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.


STEAM Sunday: Micro Mania

Sunday, February 6, 2022

How do we study things too small to see with our eyes? Microscopes and other tools help us learn about the secret world of tiny things all around us. Inspired by the exhibition The Secret World Inside You, this workshop illuminates the microscopic features of different materials. You’ll learn how microscopes work and will practice using them to make scientific observations. What will you discover?



Upcoming STEAM Sundays:

STEAM Sunday: Yeast Beasts

Sunday, March 6, 2022

What is yeast, and why is it important? This amazing microbe influences our health, our food, and our environment. Inspired by the exhibition The Secret World Inside You, this workshop explores the wonderful world of yeast. You’ll learn how yeast affects our lives as you examine and cultivate yeast. What will you discover about these marvelous microbes?


STEAM Sunday: Fossil Fiesta

Sunday, April 3, 2022

What is a fossil? How do fossils form? Fossils provide evidence that helps us understand what the environment was like millions of years ago. This hands-on workshop explores the processes of fossilization. You’ll learn how fossilization provides insights into the past as you simulate the fossilization process. What will you discover about the past environment?


STEAM Sunday: Forces in Flight

Sunday, May 1, 2022

What are forces, and how do they affect airplanes? Successful flight requires a delicate balance of many different pushes and pulls. This hands-on workshop examines the different forces that act on an airplane. You’ll learn how to balance those forces as you design, create, test, and improve paper airplanes. How far will you soar?