To commemorate its 75th anniversary American Science & Surplus is hosting their inaugural "Science Night" at their Milwaukee store from 6 to 10 p.m. this Friday, July 13th.
Science Night's promise to be fun, exciting and educational for Milwaukean's and all ages (from 1-100!) are welcome to participate in the festivities! More information is at the website, www.sciplus.com.
SCIENCE NIGHT EVENT SCHEDULE
6-10pm Explore and Learn
Our staff will be helping to engage
minds and promote learning through
fun, interesting and interactive
demonstrations though out the store
during the entire evening.
6-7pm Telescope Workshop
Bring in your old telescope and we
will help you get it back into working
order. We will also be answering
questions and demonstrating how to
set up and use a telescope.
7-8pm Microscope Workshop
While our microscopes will be set up
for your use all evening, during this
time we will demonstrate slide
making and sample staining, and
explain and demonstrate the different
features that microscopes can offer
8-10pm Telescope Viewing
We will have our telescopes set up
outside, weather permitting, and take
a journey across the heavens. Bring
your scope and join us as we view
Saturn, nebulas, galaxies, star
clusters and Earth’s own amazing
moon this year.
Other area Science Night programs:
Aug 3: Geneva 6-10pm
Aug 31: Chicago 6-10pm
Sept 28: Milwaukee 6-10pm
Oct 26: Geneva 6-10pm
WHAT TO EXPECT
For each of these events there will be a
number of displays, demonstrations and
hands-on opportunities for everyone to
explore, tweak and enjoy that will be
centered around the evening’s theme.
Expect other fun surprises as well!
Rain or shine, we have a fun and
interesting evening planned for each of
these dates, and while the weather can
certainly impact the night’s telescope
viewing, the rest of the events will be
Science, in all its many wondrous
forms, can often be overwhelming
and daunting, especially for those just
starting to explore and learn.
That’s where American Science &
Surplus can help you. Long a
destination frequented by budding
and amateur scientists, we are
expanding our hands-on approach
to science and learning by offering
a series of Science Nights at our
These events will give you, your
friends and family an opportunity to
explore the far reaches of both
outer and inner space through
professional quality telescopes and
microscopes; hands-on and hair-
raising experiments with electricity;
chemistry experiments to create
gooey and slippery slimes and
polymers and much, much more.