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.

Helpful visitor tips

  • You do not need to check in when you arrive.
  • Station posters have instructions and inspiration to get you started.
  • Adults are encouraged to participate alongside youth so everyone's creativity, curiosity and skills can flourish.
  • There is no required order for the stations. Your curiosity can guide you through the expo.
  • We have many volunteers who support the event, so please help us show them our appreciation!
Saturday
10:00 am
November 3
Town Center

Saturday Science: School of Rocks

This event is free and open to the public. It features interactive exploration stations for children and families.

Discover rocks of all shapes, sizes, colors and ages! Examine real moon rocks and lunar samples from NASA, see how we use rocks in our daily lives, learn about the minerals in your body, explore the rocks of Wisconsin, pan for rocks, make your own rock pendant to take home and more.

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

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