MADISON (WKOW) -- Children will have four jam-packed days to learn about science during the third annual Wisconsin Science Festival, beginning Thursday.
The Making another appearance this year will be the "Physics of Football," where demonstrators will fire footballs out of an air cannon fashioned from pipes and a bicycle pump.
New exhibits include: "3-D Printing," where 3-D objects are formed layer by layer using plastic ink; "Rainbow Microfluidics," where children can use a syringe to draw colorful water into molds to make patterns such as a rainbow and the iconic Memorial Terrace chair; "Bubbles," where dry ice and detergent interact to make carbon dioxide bubbles; and "DNA extraction."
The majority of the events will happen in Madison at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery on the UW-Madison campus. There are also several satellite events happening across the state, from September 26 to 29.
27 News Reporter LiLi Tan will be live at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery on the UW-Madison campus during the 6:00 a.m. hour of Wake Up Wisconsin. For the full program of festival events, visit the Wisconsin Science Festival's official website.
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