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Huegel Elementary School (WEST SIDE)Sabrina Bradshaw (sabrina.bradshaw@gmail.com, 608345820)2601 Prairie Road, MadisonTuesday, April 23, 20246pm - 8:00 PM5:30 PMHuegel Science night brings together families to participate in a variety (5-7) short (10-15 min) outreach activities to discover themes in STEM. Classroom science is also on display for students to share their school science knowledge with families.tables are set up in the gym and cafeteria if needed to spread out activities for exploration5 to 7
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1Madison West Rocket Club
Chris Hager ckamke@madison.k12.wi.us
Pnuematic Rocket Launch (Multiple tables/chairs and a long hallway)
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3Anna Heckel, Physicsamheckel@wisc.eduTBDOne small table needed
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4Maeda Lab, UW-Botany Departmentelazazciudad@wisc.eduPlant Pigment ArtOne large table, four chairs needed, paper towels
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Shorewood Hills Elementary School (WEST SIDE)Yaewon Kang, yaewon83@gmail.com1105 Shorewood Blvd, Madison, WI 53705Wednesday, April 24, 20245:00pm-6:30pm4:30 PMLocal scientists from our community and the University of Wisconsin will be setting up family friendly, hands-on experiments for Shorewood Hills students and family to come and participate in. Students from Shorewood Hills Elementary School will present their own experiments and utilize display boards to showcase their science projects.The event will be held in the gym so there will be space to perform science demos in a large space.5 to 7
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1Madison West Rocket Club
Chris Hager ckamke@madison.k12.wi.us
Pnuematic Rocket construction and launchTables for students. Launch space
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2Morgridge Institute for Research Val Blair, vblair@morgridge.orgOrbiting Objects
Larger space like 10'x10' for gravity well to be set up and people to stand around it and observe/interact.
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3Code to Connect Val Blair, vblair@morgridge.org
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Hawthorne Community School ElementaryRosario Vela (rvela@madison.k12.wi.us, 608-204-2526)3344 Concord Ave Madison, WI 53714, MadisonThursday April 25, 20245:00 p.m - 7:00 p.m.4:00 p.mWe want to have a Family Science Night for our families here at Hawthorne. Dinner will be provided8 to 10
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1Jaime Cordova/Solar System Ambassadorsjcordova2@wisc.eduTBDTBD
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Madison East High School (EAST SIDE)Cynthia Chin (cchin@madison.k12.wi.us, 608-709-9925)2222 E Washington Ave, MadisonWednesday, November 8, 20235:30 - 8:00 pm16:30Noche de Ciencias is sponsored by the UW-Madison Chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers. It is co-hosted by the Madison East High School Engineering Club, East HS Raza United, and East HS LatinX Parent Group. Families will enjoy a light dinner (pizza), circulating among informational exhibitors starting at 5:30. There will be a short welcome/presentation by SHPE 6:30-6:45, and more active hands-on activities 6:45-8:00. School Cafeteria with adjacent presentation spaces also reserved. Standard set up would be cafeteria tabletop. Limited access to water, electricity. Spanish Language signage and literature especially welcome. High school students also invited, so information about careers/college majors is also relevant.5 to 7
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1Jaime Cordova/Solar System Ambassadorsjcordova2@wisc.edu
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2Perla Larios Gentics scientist (Sacnas and CeO)
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3 Wesley Morovic / PPD-Thermo Fisherwesley.morovic@ppd.comWendesday, November 8, 20235:30-8:00 pm16:30Presentations on gene therapy drug development and CRISPR-Cas science.Would like to set up a laptop/monitor.
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4Madison Area Herpetological Societymad.events@madisonherps.org
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5Francisca Nuñez-Ferreira / Geoscience, UW madisonfanunez@wisc.edu
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Waunakee Prairie Elementary SchoolJen Grosh (jenlee30@hotmail.com, 262-993-2842)700 N Madison St, WaunakeeThursday, November 9, 20235:30pm - 7pm4:45 PM"Fun science night aimed at families kindergarten through 4th grade. If interested, fill out this form with your presentation needs: https://forms.gle/iFNxp6ShNuTSiapT8""Open house style, had roughly 200 families through last year. "5 to 7
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1Madison West Rocket ClubChris ckamke@madison.k12.wi.us
Please fill out this form with your presentation needs: https://forms.gle/iFNxp6ShNuTSiapT8
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2Wisconsin National Primate Research Center
Jordana Lenon jlenon@primate.wisc.edu
Are You Smarter Than a Monkey?
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Kennedy Elementary School (EAST SIDE)Kennedy Elementary PTO / Laura McGuire (JFKcougarsPTO@gmail.com, 608-698-6904)221 Meadowlark Dr., Madison, WI 53714, MadisonThursday, December 7, 20236:00pm - 8:00pm5:30 PMThe Kennedy Elementary PTO is hosting a Family Science Night event from 6-8pm (building accessible for setup starting at 5:30pm) on Thursday, December 7, 2023. This event for Kennedy families will bring young students and professional scientists together to promote an interest in the sciences. Last year we had over 200 people in attendance at this event, and this year we hope to have even more!We will most likely have tables set up in the school gym. We will have electrical outlets available with extension cords.8-10
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1Jerrod & Felipe
jbuckner@morgridge.org , frosasgomez@morgridge.org
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Brittany Bunker/Wisconsin National Primate Research Center
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Students can learn about our research and animal care, and work with an animal caretaker to make snack bags for our monkeys.
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Matt Martin/Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene
matthew.martin@slh.wisc.eduChoose your own public health adventure
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4WiscWind - turbine design challengejdelgado22@wisc.edu
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Orchard Ridge Elementary (SOUTHWEST SIDE)Jessica Warner (jwarner2@madison.k12.wi.us, 608-516-9236)5602 Russett Rd, Madison, WI 53711, MadisonWednesday, February 7, 20245:00PM - 6:15PM4:15Thanks for considering our event. We will be hosting our participants and their families for an evening of STEM activities. We have about 30 students enrolled at this time. We are looking for stations that our students and their families can be hands on and do as they explore the stations.We will be in the cafeteria of the school. We can provide either long lunch tables or round lunch tables for your station.5 to 7
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1Katie Wenzel, Wisconsin Energy Institutekewenzel2@wisc.eduBioeconomy PuzzleLooking to carpool from UW Campus!
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2Natasha Azad, Physicsneazad@wisc.eduAir Pressure Demos
One small table + access to electricity needed; can carpool with Katie Wenzel
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Henderson Elementary (EAST SIDE)Megan Woodward (mwoodward2@madison.k12.wi.us, 262-751-1899)1201 Tompkins Dr. , Madison, WIThursday, February 8th, 20244:00 PM - 5:15 PM3:00 PMI run an after school program and we will have families of our students visiting and participating in STEM stationsNone5 to 7
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Brittany Bunker, Wisconsin National Primate Research Center
bbunker@wisc.eduAnimal enrichment activity
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2Ava Clark, Kelidy Ruth, Physicsahclark4@wisc.edu, kruth3@wisc.eduTBDNeed one tableArrive at 3:30pm
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UW-Madison Wisconsin Institutes for DiscoveryJassim Al-Oboudi (aloboudi@wisc.edu) (310-750-5025) 330 N Orchard Street MadisonFriday, February 16th2:30-5:00 PM2:00 PMTables will be set up in the mesozoic garden area of the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery. Participating labs will set up a booth at each table. 5-10
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1Katie Wenzel, Wisconsin Energy Institutekewenzel2@wisc.eduNatural Predation Activity
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Anana Elementary School (WEST SIDE)Melanie McKay (casabamel@gmail.com, 801-360-3986)5323 Woodington Way, MadisonWednesday, February 21, 20246:00 PM - 7:00 PM5:30 PMTables are set up in the gym/cafeteria for groups to set up displays/activities for families to rotate through.High volume of Spanish speaking families, but Spanish language presentations are not required.8 to 10
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jlenon@primate.wisc.eduAre you smarter than a monkey?
Need two tables if possible, one chair, power source
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2Madison Area Herpetological Societymad.events@madisonherps.orgReptiles & Amphibians
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3Katie Wenzel, Wisconsin Energy Institutekewenzel2@wisc.eduNatural Predator Activity/ Bioeconomy PuzzleLooking to carpool from UW campus!
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4Anna Heckel, Physicsamheckel@wisc.eduAir Pressure Demos
Need one table. Can maybe carpool w/Katie (awaiting VUA approval)
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5Vatsan Raman Lab/Microbiologyschmidtdanne@wisc.eduBacteria's worst enemy: phages!Need one table