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
July 7
Town Center

Saturday Science: Everyday Science - How Things Work

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


How are science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) part of your everyday life? Investigate the world around you, discover why soap bubbles, explore how sunscreen works, learn about acids and bases and more!

Saturday
10:00 am
August 4
Town Center

Saturday Science: The Science of Healthy Living

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


Learn about researching, preventing and treating cancer! Explore research from Carbone Cancer Center, learn about sun safety and receive a complimentary sample of sunscreen, taste healthy foods and discover how to prepare healthy recipes, investigate how the immune system fights cancer, walk through giant inflatable organs on display and more.

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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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