Crossroads of Ideas: Comparing the Creative Process in Science and Art

There is more overlap between scientific research and creative writing than you may think! Both involve a process of research, creative thought and storytelling, and in this panel we will discuss what these disciplines have in common and what each can take from the other. Acclaimed novelist Chloe Benjamin (THE IMMORTALISTS) uses science to inform … Continued

Badger Talk: The Birthplace of Weather Satellites with Steve Ackerman

Steve Ackerman from the University of Wisconsin will present UW – The Birthplace of Weather Satellites at the Hudson Area Public Library. Steve will review the history of weather satellites and the role UW-Madison has played. Check out other events happening at Hudson Public Library during the Wisconsin Science Festival > Learn more about Badger … Continued

Science Takeover Featuring American Chemical Society

Atlas Science Center joins forces with the American Chemical Society for our second annual Science Takeover! This year features hands-on STEM activities all about health, medicine and the healing power of chemistry. Guests can join in the interactive fun at our Science Live! Stage Shows “Drug Discovery: How New Medicines are Made” (11:30 a.m., 2:30 … Continued

Super Science Saturday

UW-Whitewater at Rock County invites families to join our faculty, staff and students in this FREE event, featuring hands-on science activities and exhibits that highlight the wonders of our scientific world. Participants can learn about youth science and STEM programs. All ages are welcome to attend; parents/guardians are required to stay on-campus.

Wolf Awareness Week Family Fun!

Learn all about wolves through fun hands-on games and activities! Make a plaster cast of a wolf track and trace a life-size wolf cut-out to take home with you! Join our special guest from the Vaughn Public Library for wolf-themed storytime at the David R. Obey Northern Great Lakes Visitors Center. Questions? Please contact [email protected]Continued

SoundWaves: Celebrations of Time, Part 1

This year, SoundWaves will be looking back to milestones from the past as a springboard to learn about our world today. At this opening event of the year, held at the Discovery Building, learn about beer and wine, museums, radio, DNA, and the flute at our first Celebrations of Time event. Featuring: Victor Ujor, food … Continued

WiSciFest 2023 at The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums

Unleash your curiosity with an exploration of deep time at the museum during this weeklong festival celebrating the wonders of science throughout Wisconsin! Enjoy fun, hands-on activities and special exhibits that delve into this deep subject. Explore relative versus absolute time, climb a geologic stratigraphic column, use a Geiger counter to learn about measuring time … Continued

The End Is Nye: Midnight at Noon

Screening and Q&A with Director Brannon Braga and Producer Rachel Hargreaves-Heald Register to attend IN-PERSON > Watch on YouTube > Join us for a captivating evening of scientific exploration as we present a special screening of “The End is Nye,” a thought-provoking television series featuring Bill Nye that delves into the complex existential threats facing … Continued

The Moon Isn’t Made of Cheese! It’s Made Out of Cookies!

This is an extra special Tinker Tuesday at the Belleville Public Library! We will make no bake moon cookies to learn about the surface of the moon. We will see how the moon gets craters from various impacts. Then, we’ll learn about the moon phases using Oreo cookies. The cookies will help us see how … Continued

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