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
January 5
Town Center

Saturday Science: Aldo Leopold Day

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

Celebrate Wisconsin’s legendary naturalist and his legacy of environmentalism and conservation! Identify and investigate mammals, birds, fish, insects, reptiles and amphibians; read animal tracks and tree rings; make your own nature journal; build your own instruments to measure the wind and weather; and more. Produced in partnership with the Aldo Leopold Nature Center.

Saturday
10:00 am
February 2
Town Center

Saturday Science: Badger Athletics

This free monthly event for kids and families features interactive exploration stations and hands-on science fun.

Saturday
10:00 am
March 2
Town Center

Saturday Science

This free monthly event for kids and families features interactive exploration stations and hands-on science fun.

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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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