Magic Globe (A Story of the Seasons)

On vacation at her grandpa’s, a little girl Mia discovers a mysterious piece of astronomical machinery in the attic. Mia’s eccentric uncle Edek tricks the girl into using the tool’s secret powers to change the world’s seasons. She quickly realizes the consequences of that action, but Edek doesn’t want to let his plan go. Magic … Continued

Travelling with Light

Through a conversation between a mother and her son, this show at the UW-Stevens Point Science Building addresses the importance of light in all areas of our lives and its direct influence on our planet.

Sandhill Crane Watch

Observe flocks of Sandhill cranes landing for the evening in the Gallagher Marsh. Cranes are best viewed in the evening, as the sun sets. Guests should register in the logbook and pick up a map (green Sandhill brochure) at the kiosk near the entrance gate of the Sandhill Wildlife Area. Follow the 14-mile one-way Trumpeter … Continued

Butterfly Pinning

Get hands-on with the Cable Natural History Museum’s curator as we learn how to prepare a butterfly specimen like a pro. Explore the museum’s pinned insect collection as we discuss both scientific and artistic approaches to preserving butterflies. Then, pin and label a display-ready butterfly to take with you! Class is from 2-3 p.m. Participants … Continued

Exploring Water

Discover the science of water with related activities for kids and families at the Beaver Dam Community Library.

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

Hands-On Brainteaser Puzzles at the Logic Puzzle Museum

U-N-I-Q-U-E …60 HANDS-ON BRAINTEASER PUZZLES at the Logic Puzzle Museum, located in SE Wisconsin, near Milwaukee, Racine, Lake Geneva. and… this is the only museum featuring hands-on brainteaser puzzles in the World… probably the Universe!!! ….90 minute, fun sessions! Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023, 10:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. or 3 p.m. ……….(other times by large … Continued

Stellar Tech Girls Workshop – Light Up Halloween Decorations

Design and build your own light-up Halloween decoration! Learn about electrical engineering and build a circuit that lights up your spooky decoration. Get ready to be creative – will you make a ghost, pumpkin, or monster? Take your creation home with you! For girls & nonbinary kids ages 9-14.

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  Learn about the year-round community programs at the Discovery Building.

Copyright 2023