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Interested in biology? UW–Madison offers some great opportunities to find out more about biology, apply your knowledge to improve your community, encourage a child's love of science, and become a role model for young people.

Science Outreach Events

To find out about UW–Madison community outreach science events for adults and for families, visit the science.wisc.edu page and the UW–Madison calendar of events. Family events include Science Cafes at the Mazomanie Science Outreach Outpost (MOO) and Family Science Events offered through the Adult Role Models in Science (ARMS) program.

Science Enrichment for Kids

Have a child or young friend interested in science? Looking for a longer-term program to let that interest blossom? How about...

Or check out our science activities page.

Museums and Other Fun Places to Visit

UW-Madison offers a number of science and discovery sites to let you explore everything from dinosaur bones to physics. There are also a number of fascinating gardens and other natural areas. And if you're interested in cows, at the Dairy Cattle Center on Linden Drive you can see cows milked every day at 4:30p.m. without an appointment.

Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in volunteering? Check out the Adult Role Models in Science (ARMS) program or the Mazomanie Science Outreach Outpost (MOO).

Ask an Expert

Have a question about biology? There's sure to be an expert at UW–Madison who can help.