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Party With the Stars
Friday, April 21 • 8:00-9:30 pm Find out what objects are currently in the night sky and where to find them. Following the indoor presentation, we will set up telescopes outside, 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 parents. The workshops are free and open to the public. No registration is required.
March 25 - "Catapults" - Start with a simple design for a catapult and then experiment with changing the design to make it work even better.
April 1 - No Workshop - We will not have a workshop this Saturday. Instead visit the many events taking place at Science Expeditions. See below under "Special Events" for more details.
April 8 - "Pitcher Switcher" - Make your own stringed instrument and experiment with sound and how you can change the pitch.
Friday, April 21 • 7:00-8:00 pm
Build and learn to use your own telescope! We will construct the telescope, help you learn to use the lenses that are included, and give you some tips for observing. The fee for the workshop is $35 which includes the Galileoscope telescope kit. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register for the workshop.
What are the top ten astronomical events you don't want to miss this year? One is, of course, the Great American Eclipse in August but here are nine others you might want to watch for throughout the upcoming year.
Science Expeditions on UW-Madison campus (Various locations) Friday, March 31st - Sunday, April 2nd • Check schedule for times
Come explore UW-Madison—your public land-grant research university—and experience science as exploring the unknown. Talk with researchers, visit science venues across campus, enjoy our 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 & places all year round.
All events are free and open to the public. Parking is available.