A four-day statewide celebration with events for all ages.
Science to Street Art is a collaborative project that aims to visually inspire STEAM education and careers through the innovative planning, design and management of public spaces known as Placemaking.
The Wisconsin Idea STEM Fellows is a program that supports researchers in developing interactive stations as part of their broader impact activities.
Join Us! Anyone can join UW-Madison Science Alliance: university or college scientists and students, outreach staff, K-12 educators, parents, lifelong learners, and anyone interested in science outreach. We welcome your participation, ideas, and support for events.
During the school year, several field trip experiences at the Discovery Building are available for students in elementary, middle and high school.
The Blue Sky Science project, a partnership between the Morgridge Institute and the Wisconsin State Journal, is a weekly Q&A video series that features cool science questions posed by Discovery Outreach participants.
Tours take place on the first floor of the Discovery Building (Town Center) and include a general overview of the unique physical features of the building, the Discovery partnership, research within the institutes and information about ongoing programs.
SoundWaves combines scientific lectures about the world with live classical music performances. Each event revolves around a theme, exploring it first from many scientific angles and then through the lens of music. The program concludes with a live performance of music related to the evening’s theme.
Science Café at Discovery generally takes place in the Town Center of the Discovery Building. Attendees can settle in and order a cup of coffee, snack or even dinner from Steenbock’s on Orchard during the conversation. Guests aged 21 years and up also can enjoy a glass of wine or …
Hands-on laboratory experiences are not just for kids! Most months, a different topic encourages adult audiences to put on lab coats, goggles and gloves and get a firsthand sense of cutting-edge research. This program is designed for participants ages 18 and older.