What Lives in the Soil?

Discover hands-on activities, guides and videos for exploring the life underneath your feet from the UW-Madison soil science department. CLICK HERE TO GET STARTED This is an online event.

Wisconsin Water – A Statewide Inquiry Experience 2021

Water can be an integral aspect of many scientific phenomena for student investigation as part of this five-year Statewide Inquiry Experience. Projects can be conducted and shared anytime during the school year at https://siftr.org/WisconsinWater/, though we particularly hope to share and build connections during Wisconsin Water Week, the Wisconsin Science Festival and the conference of … Continued

Science on the Square: Beesly Scavenger Hunt

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. … Continued

Science on the Square / Madison Night Market Fusion

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 … Continued

Explore Engineering with K’Nex and Legos

Stop in and get creative with Pewaukee Public Library’s K’Nex and Lego building toys. What will you make? We will have some “expert” builders on hand to help. Best for kids ages 3 and older and teens. No registration required, but we may need to limit the number of people in the room.

Building Dreams 3: Cutting Down Hierarchies

Building Dreams 3 adds to the curatorial story started by the exhibits Building Dreams 1 and 2 by looking at the building sciences that exist within the physical location of Galaudet Gallery in the Milewski Mansion, Eau Claire. Building physics, architectural science and applied physics will be integrated into a look at how the Milewski … Continued

Spy Games

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to rendezvous with Agent K and the rest of the covert staff at the Aram Public Library in Delavan Thursday, Oct. 21 – Saturday, Oct. 23, to test your code cracking and investigation skills.  This mission could take you anywhere from 45-90 minutes to complete, so … Continued

Lighting It Up with Circuitry!

Our fun circuit kits will have all the goodies for creative minds to make bugs, wands, flashlights or your own fun design while learning circuitry basics! Kits are free and will be available in the New Berlin Public Library Youth Services Department for pickup while supplies last. No registration required.

Meet the Lab Collection – Two New Labs for You to Meet

Why does research matter and who does the research? Meet diverse scientists and explore science with them in a set of online learning experiences the scientists helped to create. We are so excited to debut two new labs as part of the growing collection for this year’s Wisconsin Science Festival! Links to these two Meet … Continued

Curiosity Labs™ at Home

MilliporeSigma has created a number of easy and educational science experiments that can be completed at home with materials typically found around the house. Click the link below to see experiment videos then download the recipe card and lab report to try them at home. These experiment are available anytime, try them out today!

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