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Friday, February 19 • 7:00-8:30 pm
Party With the Stars 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 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.
February 13 • "Paper Marbling" Learn the science of creating marbled paper patterns using shaving cream and food coloring.
February 20 • No Workshop at Space Place Instead join us for the 9th annual Physics Fair on the UW-Madison campus. See below under "Special Events" for more details.
February 27 • "Scribble Bots" Make a robot that will move around to create different pattern and designs on paper.
Space Place guest presentations are always free and open to the
public, and are offered the 2nd Tuesday of every month.
Tuesday, February 9 • 7:00-8:00 pm
"Magnetic Fields in the Universe"
Professor Alex Lazarian, UW-Madison Dept. of Astronomy
Magnetic forces are probably the second most important forces in the Universe after gravity. Professor Lazarian will provide an overview of what we know about astrophysical magnetic fields, how we get information about astrophysical magnetism and what are the prospects of the field.
Friday, February 19 • 6:00-7:00 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 email@example.com to register for the workshop.
9th Annual Physics Fair (Chamberlin Hall on UW-Madison campus)
Saturday, February 20 • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join us for an open house and learn more about the research and teaching that are a part of the UW-Madison Physics Department. The Physics Fair will include laboratory tours, hands-on demonstrations, activities for kids and families, and informal conversations with scientists. Free; all ages are invited!