Thursday, September 27, 1–3 p.m.
Kitchen Chemistry: Bubbles & Oobleck
Experiment with bubbles, Oobleck, and other sticky stuff!
Friday, September 28, 10:30-11 a.m.
The Science of Homing Pigeons at the UW–Madison Botanical Garden
UW–Madison Botanical Garden
Join museum staff for in introduction to homing pigeons and help with a pigeon release at the UW– Botanical Garden (weather permitting).
Friday, September 28, 10:30–11:30 a.m.
Use giant leaf stamps to learn about trees and leaves.
Friday, September 28, 1–3 p.m.
Experiment with catapults at the Tinkerer’s Workshop in Possible-opolis.
Friday, September 28, 6–10 p.m.
Discover a night of grown-up science fun at the museum. Climb the Hodgepodge Mahal, drive the Punch Buggy and take in the work of more than 120 local artists who contributed pieces to the new museum! Wine, beer and Roman Candle pizza will be available for purchase. Tickets are $12 per person, ages 21 & up. Online ticket sales will begin August 30.
Saturday, September 29, 10 a.m.–noon and 1–3 p.m.
Physics of Sound
Experiment with the properties of musical instruments and other sound-producing devices.
Saturday, September 29, 1–3 p.m.
Shrinky Dink Science
Experiment with Shrinky Dinks and design your own while learning about the science of plastics.
Sunday, September 30, 11 a.m.–noon
Homing Pigeon Show & Tell
Meet the Rooftop Ramble homing pigeons and learn the answers to all your pigeon-related questions.
Sunday, September 30, 1–3 p.m.
Experiment with simple robotics by constructing “Brush Bots” from toothbrush heads.