KidWind Educator Workshop

The Wisconsin Energy Institute, Wisconsin’s K-12 Energy Education Program and KidWind are excited to bring Educator Workshops to Platteville, WI! Join us at UW-Platteville and learn how to explore the power of clean energy with your students! What you’ll do: During this fast-paced workshop we will review energy basics, design and test blades in a … Continued

Science Fright Night with Dane County 4-H

Should we be Leerie of the Eerie? Or Wary of the Scary? Let’s find out together at Dane County 4-H’s third annual “Science Fright Night” with fun hands-on Exploration Stations for youth and families. Experiment with lights & sounds, rockets & aviation, telescopes & LEDs for a colorful evening of exploring the unknown. 7 to … Continued

Art and Environment Workshop: Storytelling with Color

Led by Susan Carpenter, Arboretum Native Plant Garden curator, quilter. The natural world is filled with vibrant color. In this workshop, we will develop color palettes from images in nature and explore value and impact of different colors. Try a small project that uses color to represent an environmental story. Supplies provided. Meet at the … Continued

Schlitz Audubon Beaks and Talons

A hawk, falcon and owl from Schlitz Audubon’s Raptor Program highlight the tools raptors use to be successful predators of the sky. Join us at West Bend Library!

Coding Unplugged

Learn the basics of computer coding — without a computer! Learn about binary numbers, binary logic and program control structures by doing fun games and activities at the St. Croix Falls Public Library.

Wisconsin Waters with Author Scott Spoolman

Award-winning science author Scott Spoolman will share stories from his recent book Wisconsin Waters: The Ancient History of Lakes, Rivers, and Waterfalls. From the Mississippi to the waterfalls of Lake Superior, these waterways each have a fascinating story to tell. Join us at the Beaver Dam Community Library.

Youth Volunteers for Conservation Seed Cleaning

Youth Volunteers for Conservation (YV4C) is the Lussier Family Heritage Center’s hand’s-on program that challenges high school students to make a real impact in caring for Dane County’s natural areas. Led by Dane County Parks’ staff, student volunteers have to opportunity during these workdays to gain on-the-ground experience in land conservation, build leadership skills and … Continued

Life in Antarctica

Join us at the Rusk County Community Library as we learn about what it’s like living and working in the Antarctic from Bruce, WI native Andrea Newman. We will also be playing a VR game after the presentation for Q&A for anyone interested in trying out Waddle 2.0, a game developed by Field Day Learning … 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

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