Saturday Science at Discovery

Fun exploration stations for kids and families

Look at nature in a new way at this free event held on the first Saturday of every month!

  • Learn about Wisconsin’s legendary naturalist Aldo Leopold
  • Identify birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians & trees
  • Dissect an owl pellet & read animal tracks
  • Explore climate change in Wisconsin
  • Examine amazing insects
  • Create nature-themed art

Upcoming Events

Aldo Leopold Day

10 a.m. – Noon | Saturday, March 7  

UW–Madison Science Expeditions

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Saturday, March 21
Visit for more information.  

Forensic Science: Investigating Mysteries

10 a.m. – Noon | Saturday, April 4  

Science and Art of Breakin'

10 a.m. – Noon | Saturday, May 2  

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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 Morgridge Institute for Research, UW–Madison and WARF.