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!
10:00 am
April 7
Town Center

Saturday Science: Science Expeditions

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

Explore science research through hands-on exploration stations! Discover science taking place at UW-Madison, take a trolley to 10+ other campus locations, see open houses and spectacular science shows throughout campus and explore the Engineering Expo down the street. Visit for more information on the three-day UW–Madison Science Expeditions event.

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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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