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Science Safari

The Science Safari and Science Expedition for grades 3-6 will be held from 9 a.m. – noon on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015. Children will pick three sessions to attend and rotate throughout the morning for a hands-on, action-packed science experience. This event will be held on campus in the Halsey Science Building. Students will meet in the main lobby area in front of room 106.

Registration Information

*Please note, if you have registered for our programs before and previously created a login, please do not use it. The system will not allow you to register if you do.


Register by Mail

Mail a printed registration form to:

Science Outreach
Halsey 121
800 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, WI 54901

Deadline: Friday, Nov. 6, 2015

Registration fees are non-refundable after Friday, Oct. 30, 2015. Confirmation will be sent via email unless unavailable, and then will be sent via USPS. If ou have questions, please call (920) 424-0287 or email


This event will be held on campus in the Halsey Science building. Students will register in the main lobby area in front of room 106 from 8:30 – 9 a.m.

If you are unfamiliar with campus, it is easiest to access Halsey from Elmwood Avenue

If you are coming from out of town, take Hwy 41 toward Oshkosh and get off on the Jackson Street exit. Follow Jackson Street into Oshkosh to Scott Street and turn right. This will take you directly to the main entrance on Elmwood.

2015 Fall Session Choices

Session TitleDescription
CatapultsPrepare for attack! Build a mini-catapult launcher to bring home so you can protect your treasures from invaders.
Fantastic Physics Learn how to throw an egg without cracking it and how to get a ball to shoot sky high as you explore Newton's laws.
Film Canister Rockets3..2..1.. Blast off! Make a mini rocket to take home that launches itself.
HovercraftTake a ride on our hovercraft, and make a smaller version to take home.
Food ChemistryWhat are sugars, starches, and fats? Let’s do some chemical tests and find out!
It's ElectricExplore the properties of electricity with our generator. It will make your hair stand on end!
Know the CodeJoin us as we explore computer coding using Scratch software.
Making LotionLearn some chemistry while you make some lotion and relaxing bath salts to take home.
Milk, It Does a Scientist GoodDo experiments to learn about the fascinating properties of milk, and then make some ice cream to enjoy.
PolymersPerform a little polymer chemistry and bring home some putty, slime and oobleck.