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 second Saturday of each month in the Town Center of the Discovery Building.


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10:00 am
May 22

Saturday Science: Sniffles, Snot and Superheroes of the Immune System

This fun family event is free and open to the public.

Experience Saturday Science from home! Visit on May 22 for activities you can do on or off-line.

Dig into sniffles, snot and the superheroes of the immune system! Explore viruses, bacteria and vaccines; investigate the superheroes of your immune system; create a microorganism model using craft materials; discover how scientists at the Morgridge Institute work with viruses and more.

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