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Friday, August 19 • 8:00-9:30 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.
We will not offer Saturday Science workshops over the summer months. Please check back in the fall for our next workshop.
Space Place family workshops are offered during the school year on Saturdays 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.
Space Place guest presentations are always free and open to the
public, and are offered the 2nd Tuesday of every month.
Tuesday, August 9 • 7:00-8:00 pm
"Chemical Origins Of Life (COOL) research heats up"
Prof. John Yin,
Dept. of Chemical and Biological Engineering, UW-Madison
What is Life? How could complex purposeful systems arise from reactions among simple purpose-free chemicals? What are investigators at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery doing to shed light on the origins of life? This talk will address these and related questions.
Friday, September 16 • 7:00-8:00 pm (no workshop in August)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to register for the workshop.
Special Presentation at Meadowridge Library (5740 Raymond Rd) Friday, August 5 • 1:00-2:00 pm
"Eat Like an Astronaut" presented by Space Place staff
Find out how engineers at NASA have made specially designed food systems to package astronaut food and then see how you do making your own 'food containment lunch tray.' Registration begins 7/22. Call 288-6160 or go online to register (www.madisonpubliclibrary.org). For families and children grades K-5).