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
June 1
Town Center

Saturday Science: Maker Activities

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

The possibilities are endless! Explore interactive exhibits created and presented by high school students from across Wisconsin; create designs with 3-D printing tools, upcycled materials and more; and discover your inner engineer. Held in partnership with the Morgridge Family Foundation.

Saturday
10:00 am
July 13
Town Center

Saturday Science: Over the Moon

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

Learn about space as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing! Check out moon rocks collected by Apollo missions, explore the challenges of colonizing space, learn how we hunt for planets orbiting other stars and more.

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

Saturday Science is sponsored by:
MilliporeSigma

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