Saturday Science at Discovery

Free, fun exploration stations for kids and families

From planes to trains, bikes to cars, explore transportation at this free family event!

  • Discover the mechanics of flight
  • Learn how engines work
  • Design a traffic system
  • Investigate how animals move
  • Bring a non-perishable food item to support NBC15's Share Your Holidays

Upcoming Events 

Wheels, Wings and Rudders: The Science of Transportation

10 a.m. – Noon | Saturday, December 5  

Robots and Gadgets

10 a.m. – Noon | Saturday, January 2  

Badger Athletics

10 a.m. – Noon | Saturday, February 6  

Aldo Leopold Day

10 a.m. – Noon | Saturday, March 5  

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About Saturday Science at Discovery

Saturday Science at Discovery is a monthly series that features interactive exploration stations centered around a particular topic. Families and learners of all ages are invited to explore hands-on science fun during this free drop-in event, which generally is held from 10 a.m. until noon on the first Saturday of each month in the Town Center of the Discovery Building.

Saturday Science at Discovery is supported by the Morgridge Institute for Research, UW–Madison and WARF.

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