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 second 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
October 19
Town Center

Saturday Science: Discovery Expo at the Wisconsin Science Festival

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

Explore hands-on activities about science at this free monthly event! Create a wind-powered generator and solar fan; calculate your family’s energy use and learn about sustainability; touch human organs, including brains; learn how to help bees, butterflies and other insects; and more.

This special edition of Saturday Science is part of the Wisconsin Science Festival.

Saturday
10:00 am
November 9
Town Center

Saturday Science at Discovery

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

Saturday
10:00 am
December 14
Town Center

Saturday Science at Discovery

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:
MilliporeSigma

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