Mad Science (formerly Scienceology): Invasive Edition, July 18 - July 25
Post by Christie Taylor on 7/18/2012 12:30pm
*MJS (paywall): Gambling on an extra crop.
*DNR: Arctic shorebirds to stop over in Wisconsin over next 6 weeks.
Daily until Aug. 12:
Blooming Butterflies: Experience a plethora of live, free-roaming butterflies, and preserved specimens. Daily 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Olbrich Gardens. $5, or $3 for children.
Wednesday Nite at the Lab: The world wide network of lake researchers. 7 - 8:15 p.m., Auditorium, 425 Henry Mall. Free!
3D Printing Camp Wisconsin: Learn how to make your own 3D printer, or pick up tips and tricks from fellow operators. Bring your best creations, your worst failures, or just a willingness to learn. “Unconference” format means the participants will build the schedule when they arrive. (See our preview of this event here) 8 a.m. - 9 p.m., Sector67, 2100 Winnebago Street. Free, but register in advance: attendance is capped at 125.
Naked Girls Reading: “Weird Science,” a show dedicated to the weird and ethically dubious moments in scientific research, and other stories of the quest for empirical fact. Figure drawing encouraged, with prizes for the best. 7 p.m., The Inferno. $10 in advance/$12 at the door.
Tuesday, July 24
Hip-Hop in the Heartland: Hip-Hop and urban science education, with Columbia University professor Christopher Emdin. (h/t Isthmus) 7 p.m., On Wisconsin Room, Red Gym, UW-Madison Campus. Free!
Wednesday, July 25
Wednesday Nite at the Lab: The sociology of young children. 7 - 8:15 p.m., Auditorium, 425 Henry Mall. Free!
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Christie Taylor (@ctaylsaurus) covers science, environment, and, depending on the season, state politics for dane101. She verbs a lot of nouns, including rollerskates, radio, and Kurt Vonnegut. A Madison native, she's not sure she'll ever quite manage to leave Wisconsin, and that's just fine by her. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.