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Party With the Stars
Friday, January 18 • 7:00-8:30 pm Find out more about the upcoming lunar eclispe along with other 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.
January 19 - "Eclipses" - Make a spinning wheel that shows where the sun, moon and Earth are during an eclipse.
January 26 - "Super Absorbers" - Find out more about polymers and how we use them as soak up liquids.
February 2 - "Groundhog Day Science" - We don't have real groundhogs but we'll use the next best thing to see if the groundhog sees his shadow.
Eclipse Walk at UW-Madison Arboretum Sunday, January 20 • 9:00-11:00 pm
We will partner wthi the UW-Madison Arboretum for a special night walk. From 9:00-9:30 Dr. Jim Lattis from Space Place will present a program about the total lunar eclipse. Following that we will set up telescopes and walk under the night sky as the partial eclipse begins. Free, no registration required. Meet at the Arboretum's Visitor Center.