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Friday, February 20 • 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 for
any of the workshops but attendance is LIMITED to the first 50 people.
January 31• "Gum Drop Architecture" Use gum drops and toothpicks to create the sturdiest structure that you can.
February 7• "Fling Things" Design, build and test your own catapult.
February 14• No workshop at Space Place Please join us instead for the Physics Fair from 11:00 - 4:00 in Chamberlin Hall on the UW-Madison campus. See below under 'Special Events' for more information.
Friday, February 20 • 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 $25 which includes the Galileoscope telescope kit. Email email@example.com to register for the workshop.
Get out your binoculars and see if you can spot our first" bright" comet of 2015. Comet C/2014, otherwise known as Comet Lovejoy, is visible in the early evening near the constellation of Orion. The three bright stars of Orion's belt will roughly point you towards the comet.