Friday, April 18, 2008

UW Space Place - Madison

I would be remiss if I didn't remind you of an incredible resource in Madison called UW Space Place.

From their website:

Space Place family workshops are offered every Saturday 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 for any of the workshops.

April 19 • "Chemistry and Music"
Join students from the UW Chemistry Dept. and School of Music for this unique program.

April 26 • "Solar System Bracelet"
Build a model solar system showing how much space is between the Sun and nine planets.

May 3 • "Spinning Physics"
Join Rachael Lancor from the Wonders of Physics for hands-on experiments.

Family Horticulture Day
Saturday, April 26• 10:00 am until 2:00 pm

Join UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences for the 4th Annual Family Horticulture Day on Saturday, April 26 from 10:00 to 2:00. The event will be held at the West Madison Agricultural Research Station in Verona and features hands-on projects and activities for gardeners of all ages.

Tuesday, April 22 • 7:00-8:00 pm

Eyes on the Skies is held the fourth Tuesday of the month and is a program on astronomical events and news. Find out what you can see in the sky for upcoming month and pick up a monthly sky chart.

Friday, April 25 • 8:30-10:00 pm
Space Place Star Party

Join us on our rooftop deck to view the night sky through telescopes (weather permitting).

Offered on the second and fourth Friday of every month.

For more information on the UW Space Place, check out their web site at:

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