Super Science Saturday

Join faculty, staff and students at UW-Whitewater at Rock County for this event featuring 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. Limited spots available: Registration required.

Flying the Frontiers

The Aviation Heritage Center of Wisconsin, will allow guests to explore aviation in Wisconsin and beyond with hands-on activities, museum tours and even special NASA artifacts, some have flown into space! Learn about airplane parts, how they fly and who controls them. Discover Wisconsin’s early airline company, North Central Airways, explore the DC-3 we are … Continued

The Wonders of Glass

Glass: It comes in different sizes, textures, colors and shapes and is everywhere in the world from our windows to the sea. Drop in to the Pauline Haass Public Library during the Wisconsin Science Festival to learn all about the wonders of glass! No registration required.

Hands-On Science

Stop in to the Pewaukee Public Library and experience over a dozen hands-on science activities! Learn about magnets, circuits, slime, geology, rockets and much more! So many fun things to do and kids will even get to take some of their experiments home. Perfect for curious kids and their adults! No registration required, but we … Continued

Science of Glass Display and Activities

Visit the Ellsworth Public Library for the interactive Science of Glass Display and Activities during our open hours. Check-out other fun happenings during the Wisconsin Science Festival at Ellsworth Public Library: Science in a Bag Pick-up Location Secret Message Hunt Drop-In Glass Inspired Crafts

Accessible Birding

We welcome people of all ages and ability levels to attend our accessible birding event at Upham Woods. Explore the trails at your own pace or join a guided activity. These activities are designed with access in mind, but if you would like to request additional accommodations, please email us at [email protected] at least 10 days before … Continued

Observatory Open House at the Milwaukee Astronomical Society

Join us at our observatory for a night under the stars, meteors and planets! The Draconids meteor shower will be the focal point of this public observing night! They are unfortunately not like the Perseids, but with no moon on that night, we may be able to see a few! The Draconids will be very … Continued

Blossom of Lights

We’re excited to launch Wausau’s first-ever walking light show! This immersive experience for all ages at Monk Botanical Gardens is sure to delight with thousands of lights, impeccably lit walking trails, a dazzling pond, interactive displays and illumi­nated botanicals.

BadgerBots Education Programs Open House

Families are welcome to visit BadgerBots and experience the wide range of educational programs we offer in technology, coding, engineering and robotics. Activities are targeted to students ages 7-14 and feature hands-on programming with Scratch Jr., micro:bit, 3D printing, and, of course, LEGO! BadgerBots creates exciting science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) learning opportunities … Continued

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