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Party With the Stars
Friday, March 16 • 8:00-9:30 pm Find out what objects are currently in the night sky and where to find them. Following the indoor program, we will set up telescopes outside for viewing, weather permitting.
Space Place family workshops are offered during the school year on Saturdays at 10 a.m. for
children ages 6-10 and their families. The workshops are free and open to the public. No registration is required.
Please note that our workshops start promptly at 10:00. If you arrive after the workshop has begun, you may miss the instructions for that day's activity and the science concepts behind it.
February 24 - "Wind Up Racers" - Make your own wind up racer to explore potential and kinetic energy.
March 3 - "How to Balance Anything" - Investigate how to get objects to balance using marshmallows, skewers, and toothpicks.
March 10 - "It's Shocking" - Make an electroscope to test the presence of static electricty in different materials.
Friday, March 16 • 7:00-8:00 pm
Build and learn to use your own telescope! The workshop is open to adults and famlies interested in purchasing the Galileoscope telescope kit and learning how to use it for observing the night sky. We will construct the telescope, expain how to use the lenses that are included and give you some tips for observing with your new Galileoscope.
The fee for the workshop is $35 (for each kit that you assemble) and registration is required. To register for the workshop email email@example.com.
Science Expeditions (UW-Madison campus) April 6-8• Various times and locations
Come explore UW-Madison and experience science as exploring the unknown. Talk with researchers, visit science venues across campus, enjoy Science Spectacular Shows, and try your hand at our interactive Exploration Stations. From astronomy to zoology, UW Science Expeditions is the annual campus-wide science open house that connects you to UW people and places.