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What We Do

Our objective is to increase community engagement in science education, public health, and sustainability.

Science Education

The Science Alive program provides engaging and inspirational science experiences via hands-on educational activities.

Public Health

The new Unleaded program is working to increase awareness and reduce lead exposure by providing information and resources on lead.

Sustainability

The Urban Garden Project is empowering urban communities to be sustainable, healthy, and independent with their food choices.

News

Read about MASA highlights, local science news & policy, and scientists in our community.

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Events

Check the calendar for our upcoming MASA events and events throughout the Milwaukee area.

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Events for April 2018

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Robotics Week!

Story Time at Discovery World!

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Robotics Week!

Winter Tree Identification Series

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Robotics Week!

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Robotics Week!

Egg Day

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Winter Tree Identification Series

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Science Expeditions

Science Bag: The Science of Remembering and Forgetting

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Science Expeditions

Wisconsin Science Olympiad

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Science Expeditions

Wisconsin Science Olympiad

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The Worth of Water: A Great Lakes Story

Coversations With Scientists

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Winter Tree Identification Series

Film Screening – Plastic Paradise

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Little Explorers Morning Playgroup – MV

Neuroscience Colloquium: Alzheimer’s disease pathology

Science Bag: The Science of Remembering and Forgetting

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Citizen Science Day

Milwaukee Makers Market – 414 Day!

7th Annual Earth Day Celebration

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Science Bag: The Science of Remembering and Forgetting

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Story Time at Discovery World!

Monarch Trail Silent Auction Fundraiser

Coversations With Scientists

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MASA Volunteer Meeting

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Adult Sleepover at MPM!

Science Bag: The Science of Remembering and Forgetting

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Adult Sleepover at MPM!

World Penguin Day

Earth Day of Service (at all three branches)

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Women in STEM Summitt

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Th AI of Agile – How Artificial Intelligence Help Enterprises Improve Business

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Coversations With Scientists

Author Talk with Ken Leinbach at Boswell Book Company

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First Look Forum: What’s Brewing in MKE?

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Milwaukee Grows Green Weekend

Science Bag: The Science of Remembering and Forgetting

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Milwaukee Grows Green Weekend

Prep-Pro Workshop (Preparing to be a Professional)

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Milwaukee Grows Green Weekend

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28th Annual Forensic Science Seminar

Story Time at Discovery World!

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28th Annual Forensic Science Seminar

Coversations With Scientists

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Indigenous Voices: Sharing the Wisconsin Sky

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Alternate Realities: Experience AR & VR

Indigenous Voices: Sharing the Wisconsin Sky

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STEM into Nature Community Day

An Ecological & Historical Tour of the New Lindsay Heights

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Get Involved

Help advocate for science in the Milwaukee Area!

Milwaukee Area Science Advocates (MASA) is 100% volunteer run and relies on passionate and motivated people like you! We’re a friendly group of scientists and science enthusiasts and we’d love your help in the following teams:

  • Community Engagement – event & program planning, writing, tabling
  • Marketing – social media, editing, graphic design
  • Operations – IT, human resources, recruiting
  • Finance – fundraising, bookkeeping, grant writing
  • Event Volunteer – day of event assistance

Please fill out the form below to share how you’re interested in volunteering. Join us at our monthly Community Meeting on the 3rd Thursday of the month at Full of Beans Cafe from 7-9pm!

*We are actively working to accommodate minors - please check back! Volunteers under 18 accompanied by a legal guardian may be considered.

Keith and Will demonstrate our DIY Microscope at COA Goldin Center’s Beyond the Book Bag Community Event.