March 29, 2012

UW invites kids, families for ‘paws-on’ science activities this weekend

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Consider whether comic books can make you healthier. Watch water run uphill. Discover what happens when you combine computers, floating objects and quantum physics.

Interested? Then grab the kids and head for Paws-On Science: Husky Weekend, March 30, 31 and April 1, at Pacific Science Center, for these activities and a chance to visit 45 other stations featuring UW research.

UW faculty, staff, students and their families receive a 20 percent discount on admission during the event, as do UW alums.

Paws-On Science, now in its third year, is a collaboration of Pacific Science Center and the University of Washington’s Office of External Affairs.

Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

For fun, the following are also scheduled:

  • Friday, Harry the Husky, 10-11 a.m.
  • Saturday, Husky marching band and cheer team, 12-1 p.m.; Husky mascot DUBS and Harry the Husky, 1-2 p.m.
  • Sunday, Harry the Husky, 1-2 p.m.