Loading Events

← Back to Events

Wisconsin Science Festival

608-316-4300||wiscifest.org

October 2021

Wisconsin Asks, Astronauts in Space Answer!

October 21 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 8:00 am

One event on October 23, 2021 at 8:00 am

One event on October 24, 2021 at 8:00 am

Free

At this out-of-the-world event, Wisconsinites heard directly from astronauts on the International Space Station through a live video downlink that took place at the Discovery Building on July 13, 2021. The event included an introduction from Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes and questions from Wisconsin youth on topics such as how the international crew communicates, the astronauts’ inspirations, farming in space and more. Enter the event portal to watch and learn more about research in space and explore activities you can…

Find out more »

Wisconsin Science Festival Virtual Expo

October 21 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 8:00 am

One event on October 23, 2021 at 8:00 am

One event on October 24, 2021 at 8:00 am

ONLINE WI United States + Google Map
Free

Unleash your curiosity with online exploration stations featuring scientists, engineers and MORE! Click around to find self-guided activities, virtual demonstrations and interactive games. There is something for everyone, including a number of activities featuring fantastic fungi! CLICK HERE TO GET STARTED Before starting this activity, please get permission from a responsible adult. This is an online event.

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Sooner Memorial Library

October 21 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 8:00 am

One event on October 23, 2021 at 8:00 am

Spooner Memorial Library, 421 High Street
Spooner, WI 54801 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

2020 Wisconsin Science Festival Events – Available Year Round

October 21 @ 9:00 am - October 24 @ 9:00 pm
UW-Madison (Discovery Building), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53715 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Click HERE to explore the fun activities and content from the 2020 Wisconsin Science Festival. The dots on the map include links from the recordings of our live events as well as great videos and at-home activities you can enjoy any time you'd like! Mark your calendars for next year's Wisconsin Science Festival, October 21-24, 2021.

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Manitowoc Public Library

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on October 23, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on October 24, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Manitowoc Public Library, 707 Quay Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Fitchburg Public Library

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on October 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on October 24, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Fitchburg Public Library, 5530 Lacy Road
Fitchburg, WI 53711 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Monroe Public Library

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 23, 2021 at 9:00 am

Monoroe Public Library, 925 16th Ave
Monroe, WI 53566 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult. **Kits are…

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Community Library

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on October 23, 2021 at 9:00 am

Community Libray, 24615 89th St.
Salem, WI 53168 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Hatch Public Library

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on October 23, 2021 at 9:00 am

Hatch Public Library, 111 West State Street
Mauston, WI 53948 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Farnsworth Public Library

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on October 23, 2021 at 9:00 am

Farnsworth Public Library, 715 Main St.
Oconto, WI 54153 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Friday Memorial Library

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on October 23, 2021 at 9:00 am

Friday Memorial Library, 155 E. 1st Street
New Richmond, WI 54017 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Genoa City Library

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on October 23, 2021 at 9:00 am

Genoa City Public Library, 126 Freeman St
Genoa City, WI 53128 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Schreiner Memorial Library

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on October 23, 2021 at 9:00 am

Schreiner Memorial Library, 113 W Elm St.
Lancaster, WI 53813 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Edward U. Demmer Library

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 9:00 am

Edward U. Demmer Library, 6961 W. School St
Three Lakes, WI 54562 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Edgerton Public Library

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on October 23, 2021 at 9:00 pm

Edgerton Public LIbrary, 101 Albion Street
Edgerton, WI 53534 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Kenosha Public Library: Southwest Branch

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on October 23, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on October 24, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult. **Multiple pickup…

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Brewer Public Library

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on October 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

Brewer Public Library, 325 N Central Ave.
Richland Center, WI 53581 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Marathon County Public Library

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on October 23, 2021 at 9:00 am

Marathon County Public Library, 300 N. 1st St.
Wausau, WI 54403 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location in Wausau during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Spillman Public Library

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on October 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

Spillman Public Library, 719 Wisconsin Avenue
North Fond du Lac, WI 54937 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Hammond Community Library

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on October 23, 2021 at 9:00 am

Hammond Community Library, 850 Davis Street
Hammond, WI 54015 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Eager Free Public Library

October 21 @ 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on October 23, 2021 at 9:30 am

Eager Free Public Library, 39 W Main St.
Evansville, WI 53536 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP: A Look Inside Your Brain

October 21 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am
ONLINE WI United States + Google Map
Free
Wisconsin Science Festival Event Graphic

VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP: Register Here Have you ever wondered what a real human brain looks like? UW-Madison's neuroscience graduate students will be showing a real human brain and describing how your brain allows you to move, see, smell, talk and remember what you learn. This is an online event.

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Walworth Memorial Library

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on October 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

Walworth Memorial Library, 525 Kenosha Street
Walworth, WI 53184 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: New Glarus Public Library

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on October 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

New Glarus Public Library, 319 2nd Street
New Glarus, WI 53574 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult. **Curbside pickup…

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: T.B. Scott Free Library

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on October 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

T.B. Scott Free Library, 106 West First Street
Merrill, WI 54452 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Superior Public Library

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on October 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

Superior Public Library, 1530 Tower Avenue
Superior, WI 54880 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Sherman & Ruth Weiss Community Library

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

Sherman & Ruth Weiss Community Library, 10788 State Highway 27/77
Hayward, WI 54843 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Milton Public Library

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on October 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on October 24, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Milton Public Library, 430 E. High St.
Milton, WI 53563 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Algoma Public Library

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on October 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

Algoma Public Library, 406 Fremont Street
Algoma, WI 54201 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Park Falls Public Library

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on October 23, 2021 at 9:00 am

Park Falls Public Library, 121 4th Ave N.
Park Falls, WI 54552 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: La Crosse County Library – Holmen

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on October 23, 2021 at 9:00 am

Holmen Public Library, 121 W. Legion St
Holmen, WI 54636 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult. **For La…

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Cudahy Family Library

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on October 23, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Cudahy Family LIbrary, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Chilton Public Library

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on October 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

Chilton Public Library, 221 Park Street
Chilton, WI 53014 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Independence Public Library

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

Independence Public Library, 23688 Adams St.
Independence, WI 54747 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP: Creating Art with Polarized Light

October 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
ONLINE WI United States + Google Map
Free

VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP: Register Here Join UW-Madison scientists from the Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) to create your very own work of art that's only visible when viewed between two polarizing filters! Classroom kits available (while supplies last) and will be coordinated once registered. This is an online event.

Find out more »

VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP: Finding Buried Treasure!

October 21 @ 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
ONLINE WI United States + Google Map
Free
Wisconsin Science Festival Event Graphic

VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP: Register Here Have you ever wondered how scientists find fossils and use them to learn about life on Earth many, many years ago? In this experience, you'll see how scientists find and unearth bones, carefully clean them, and figure out how to fit them into a larger skeleton. After learning about this process, you'll get to chat with scientists who study geology, fossils and more! This is an online event.

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Blanchardville Public Library

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on October 23, 2021 at 9:00 am

Blanchardville Public LIbrary, 208 Mason St.
Blanchardville, WI 53506 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP: Nature Explorers – Join in the Wisconsin BioBlitz

October 21 @ 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
ONLINE WI United States + Google Map
Free

VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP: Register Here Scientists who study nature often explore connections between living things like mosquitos, ticks and humans. In this field trip experience, you’ll get to explore nature with scientists from UW-Madison and naturalists from Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn how to use science to explore the world around you. This field trip is best paired with the Wisconsin Science Festival BioBlitz. Learn more at: https://WiSciFest.org/BioBlitz/ This is an online event.

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Leon-Saxeville Library

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

Leon-Saxeville Library, N4715 County Hwy E
Pine River, WI 54965 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Plainfield Public Library

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 23, 2021 at 9:00 am

Plainfield Public Library, 126 South Main Street
Plainfield, WI 54966 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP: My Story in Science So Far – From Voices Underrepresented in Science

October 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
ONLINE WI United States + Google Map
Free
Wisconsin Science Festival Event Graphic

VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP: Register Here Join SciMed Graduate Research Scholars (GRS) for an engaging and interactive discussion with scientists and researchers who are underrepresented in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math careers. Hear about their own science story and their background and see if their journey might be similar or different from your own. This is an online event.

Find out more »

VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP: Which Makes Better Bubbles: The Bubble-logy of Skim vs. Whole Milk

October 22 @ 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
ONLINE WI United States + Google Map
Free

VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP: Register Here What does a “better bubble” mean to you? Can you design a fair experiment to determine how milkfat affects milk bubble-icity? This BioTrek session includes an activity that requires common household items. Materials list will be provided in advance. This is an online event.   ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: Teacher Activity Guide: Which makes better bubbles, skim milk or whole?

Find out more »

VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP: Power from Plants?

October 22 @ 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
ONLINE WI United States + Google Map
Free

VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP: Register Here Power from plants? Rebecca Smith is a plant biologist at the Wisconsin Energy Institute who researches ways to make fuels from plants like poplar trees and prairie grass. Join us on Oct. 22 to meet Rebecca, tour a state-of-the-art laboratory, and ask questions about how plants can be a solution to climate change. This is an online event. ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: • Article and short video profile of Rebecca • Microbes and More: A 360 Laboratory…

Find out more »

VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP: The Physics Experience

October 22 @ 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
ONLINE WI United States + Google Map
Free
Wisconsin Science Festival Event Graphic

VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP: Register Here Physics is the study of how things move, how they push and pull on each other, and how they exchange energy. The Physics Experience show is a fast-paced, engaging, and educational physics program, filled with demonstrations that help people better understand the physics in the world around them, while having fun at the same time! This is an online event. 

Find out more »

Science on the Square / Madison Night Market Fusion

October 22 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Downtown Madison Madison, WI United States + Google Map
Free
Science on the square graphic, capitol

Join us for one fantastic night that blends science with downtown Madison businesses! Back for its fourth year, the ever popular Science on the Square event is fusing with the Madison Night Market to create a unique way to explore hands-on science activities while also supporting local businesses and vendors. Learn more about the science that surrounds us every day. Outdoor STEM-themed activities will mix with Madison Night Market vendor tents throughout State Street. CLICK HERE FOR FULL MAP. Be…

Find out more »

Wisconsin Veterans Museum at Science on the Square

October 22 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wisconsin Veterans Museum, 30 W Mifflin St
Madison, WI 53704 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Please join the Wisconsin Veterans Museum at Science on the Square! The museum educators will be using paper airplanes to teach about the concepts of flight, such as Bernoulli’s Principle (lift) and Newton’s Third Law of Motion. You will also have the chance to try to land your paper airplane on our simulated Aircraft Carrier. This event is free and open to the public.

Find out more »

Science on the Square: Beesly Scavenger Hunt

October 22 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Downtown Madison Madison, WI United States + Google Map
Free

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to find a total of eight hidden Beeslys (the Wisconsin Science Festival honeybee mascot) at select downtown Madison locations! Each hidden Beesly will be in a storefront location visible from the sidewalk. You do not need to go into any of the venues to find her. She will be holding a flag with a letter. Once all eight Beeslys are found, unscramble the letters to form mystery word. Then add it…

Find out more »

Stumble into Science at Science on the Square

October 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Downtown Madison Madison, WI United States + Google Map
Free

Stumble into Science during Science on the Square at the Wisconsin Science Festival! Explore science right where you are and chat with a scientist while you’re out on the town. Join us on Friday, October 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. at participating outdoor cafes and streateries in downtown Madison to have serendipitous conversations with scientists and explore your curiosity! What does a scientist eat? Do they always wear a lab coat? Can they pat their head and rub their…

Find out more »

Science in a Bag Pickup Location: Oak Creek Public Library

October 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Oak Creek Public Library, 8040 South 6th Street
Oak Creek, WI 53154 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Stop by this location during regular library hours to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, visit the Science in a Bag portal for further instructions and bonus activities related to the Science in a Bag kits! Before beginning Science in a Bag activities, please get permission from a responsible adult.

Find out more »

Free Outdoor Movies with the Madison Mallards

October 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 23, 2021 at 8:00 pm

Madison Mallards Duck Pond, 2920 N. Sherman Ave
Madison, WI 53704
+ Google Map
Free

Back for its second year, join the Wisconsin Science Festival and Madison Mallards for a fantastic night of outdoor movie events featuring mesmerizing mushrooms and a world of wonder! Attend one or both of the below films. Blanket/grass seating will be available in front of vehicle parking section. Before the lights go down, explore self-guided fungi displays and information presented by the Madison Mycological Society, plant disease expert Brian Hudelson and UW-Madison's What's Eating My Plants (WEMP).  Wisconsin mycology experts…

Find out more »

SoundWaves: The Art and Science of Cities: Specimen, New York

October 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
UW-Madison (Discovery Building), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53715 United States
+ Google Map
Free

SoundWaves looks into what makes NYC tick. How does the city sustain itself? What happens to New York as the climate changes? What’s the best way to get around town? How does the city address its many problems? And what is it like to be a musician in the cultural capital of the U.S.? Join us at the Discovery Building as our panel of researchers explores and explains the city that never sleeps, and listen to Interdisciplinary Artist-in-Residence and New…

Find out more »
+ Export Events

By participating in events held, sponsored, or promoted by Wisconsin Science Festival, you agree to assume all risk related to COVID-19 and release from liability the Wisconsin Science Festival and its affiliated partners and sponsors, as more fully set forth at WiSciFest.org/termsandconditions.  Learn about the year-round community programs at the Discovery Building.

Copyright 2021