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
March 2
Town Center

Saturday Science: Spring in Your Step

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

Learn about all things spring! Explore what causes the seasons to change, discover the physics behind metal springs, get inspired to grow a garden, see how far you can spring across the floor and more.

Saturday
10:00 am
April 6
Town Center

Saturday Science: UW–Madison Science Expeditions

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

Explore scientific research through hands-on exploration stations at this free monthly event for kids and families! Discover science taking place at UW–Madison, take a trolley to 10+ other campus locations, explore the Engineering Expo down the street and see open houses and spectacular science shows throughout campus.

Learn more about the three-day UW Science Expeditions event.

Saturday
10:00 am
May 4
Town Center

Saturday Science: Life in the Air

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

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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:
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