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Solar Light Installation by Materials & Methods

April 14 - April 23
Cambridge City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139
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Visit the dynamic outdoor light installation by Materials & Methods suspended above the front lawn of Cambridge City Hall, created for Cambridge Science Festival! Full details here.   

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Sci-Art Reception

April 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
LabCentral, 700 Main Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Sci-Art Reception

Science is more than chemical reactions and microscopy. Join us to explore the artistic side of science! View science-influenced artwork from the talented artists and scientists at Tufts University. Artists will be on hand to discuss their work. Can’t make the opening? Art remains on display in LabCentral’s Gallery 1832 through the week during business hours, check in at the front desk to enter the gallery. Cost: Free. Drop-in.

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The Catalytic Mentor / Protégé Relationship

April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Central Square Theatre, 450 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Join Central Square Theater before the April 14 performance of Paradise for a special conversation: mentors and protégés talk about how their experiences shaped and are shaping their lives and careers.   Free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first serve

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Are We Alone? Exploring the Possibility of other Intelligent Life in the Universe

April 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sanders Theater, 45 Quincy Street
Cambridge, 02138 United States
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Cambridge Science Festival

View the Are We Alone page for complete event information! What are our chances of making contact with intelligent aliens? In 1961, astronomer Frank Drake wrote his eponymous equation to help answer this question. Today, with the help of new discoveries of earth-like planets and a wealth of other scientific findings, we re-visit one of the most basic questions humanity has ever asked itself: Are We Alone? Guest of Honor: Frank Drake, Emeritus Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of California at Santa Cruz, and member of the Board of Trustees of the SETI Institute. Co-Chairs: John Durant, Director of The MIT Museum and Founder of the Cambridge Science Festival Chris Impey, Associate Dean, College of Science, University Distinguished Professor, Department of Astronomy, University of Arizona Key Speakers: Sara Seager, Professor of Planetary Science and Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Dimitar Sasselov, Professor of Astronomy, Harvard University, and Director of…

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Sidewalk Astronomy

April 14 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join Astronomers and amatuer astronomy buffs from greater Boston to view Jupiter, double stars, nebulae, star clusters, and galaxies.  Location: The Plaza outside of Harvard Science Center, near the corner of Oxford and Kirkland and adjacent to Harvard Yard. This is part of Cambridge Science Festival's opening night celebration. Don't miss Are We Alone? Exploring the Possibility of other Intelligent Life in the Universe, at Harvard's Sanders Theater from 7:30-9:30.  Mingle with the event's speakers and guests while star gazing. It's sure to be a stellar evening! Stargazing is weather dependant. Check online for weather-related cancellation. Hosted by Boston Astronomy.

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Everybody Loves Science

April 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Everett Mills Event Space, 15 Union St.
Lawrence, MA 01840 United States
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Everybody Loves Science

Join Science Club for Girls and YDO for an exciting interactive showcase of work from innovative youth leaders and scientists in the Lawrence community. Explore hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics activities demonstrated by our youth, scientists in the field and other community groups. Activities include exploding volcanoes, robots, sound wave demonstrations, chemistry, computer coding and so much more! Cost: Free. Drop-in.

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Central MA Science Festival

April 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster, 365 Lindell Ave.
Leominster, MA 01453 United States
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Cambridge Science Festival

Join us for a hands-on, multifaceted exploration of STEAM for all ages. Explore a wide range of STEAM-related activities including demonstrations, exhibitions and workshops. Get a close-up look at honeybees in our observation hive, build with LEGOs, learn about electricity and robotics, play in the augmented reality sandbox, pan for gold, explore the night sky, physics of archery and so much more! Cost: Free. Drop-in.

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Hacking Harvard Open Data to Fight Crime, Save Energy and Improve Student Life

April 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Harvard University Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall, 5 Harvard Yard
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Cambridge Science Festival

The Harvard Open Data Project is a student-faculty team dedicated to opening and analyzing Harvard data by mapping police logs, tracking food waste, logging Harvard building energy consumption and more. We will discuss our journey in gathering data, analyzing it, and producing apps, visualizations and policies to improve our community and student life. Cost: Free. Pre-registration required at http://bit.ly/HarvardOpenData

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Science Carnival & Robot Zoo

April 15 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cambridge Rindge & Latin School Field House and Cambridge Public Library, Broadway and Ellery Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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The Science Carnival and Robot Zoo is a family-friendly expo with more than 100 ways to explore, build, learn and -- most importantly -- have fun! Please see the Science Carnival and Robot Zoo page for more information!  

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Tour Mass General’s Ether Dome and Russell Museum (at capacity)

April 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street
Boston , MA 02114 United States
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Update: All tours are at capacity Did you know that you can stand on the very site of the first successful public demonstration of anesthesia? Our tour begins in Mass General’s Ether Dome, the hospital’s 19th-century surgical amphitheater (and home to one Egyptian mummy). You’ll proceed to the Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation, where you can learn about the hospital’s more than two centuries of history and about present-day innovation, from targeted cancer therapies to immune tolerance of transplanted organs. Cost: Free. Ages 13+. All MGH tours and events are full. Please join us for other events!

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Singin’ of the Rain: Songs about Weather and Climate

April 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Peabody School, 70 Rindge Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02140 United States
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Come hear an exciting collection of songs about weather and climate from North Cambridge Family Opera. Performed by an intergenerational chorus, songs are accompanied by a slideshow of lyrics and artwork created by students in Cambridge schools. Topics include tornadoes, rain and thunderstorms, El Niño and La Niña, the ozone hole, ocean level rise, the basic distinctions between weather and climate and more. Cost: Free.

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Both/And – A Quantum Physics Play

April 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Both/And - A Quantum Physics Play

Join us for the premiere of an inventive one-act play by Patrick Gabridge. Part comedy, part poetry, and all inquiry into a major scientific experiment taking place right now, “Both/And” seeks to understand basic tenets of quantum physics. “Both/And” is a project of Catalyst Collaborative@MIT, the science-theater partnership between Central Square Theater and MIT. Cost: Free.

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Women in Science: Engaging More Young Women

April 15 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Central Square Theatre, 450 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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  Join us before the April 15 performance of Paradise for a special conversation: women in science share personal experiences, strategies, and visions for the future. Free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first serve

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Free Admission to Harvard Museum of Natural History

April 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Explore 12,000 specimens drawn from Harvard’s vast research collections -- dinosaurs, meteorites, gemstones, and animals from around the globe. See hundreds of animals including giraffe, elephant, armadillo, platypus, giant whale skeletons & more. Get close to the Kronosaurus, a 42-foot-long marine reptile, and amazing gemstones and minerals including a 1,642 lb. amethyst geode, and visit the world-famous exhibit of ‘Glass Flowers.’ Cost: Free. Drop-in.

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Free Admission to Harvard’s Peabody Museum

April 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Explore the varied beauty and craftsmanship of war objects drawn from cultures around the world in Arts of War: Artistry in Weapons across Cultures. From maces, clubs, daggers and spears, to shields, helmets and entire suits of armor, this exhibition offers museum-goers more than 150 examples of weapons that are also extraordinary works of art. See 19th-century warrior art by Plains Indians in Wiyohpiyata: Lakota Images of the Contested West. Cost: Free. Drop-in.

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Tony Smith in Red: The Science of Choosing the Right Paint for Outdoor Sculpture

April 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
MIT Rogers Building (Building 7), 77 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Tony Smith in Red: The Science of Choosing the Right Paint for Outdoor Sculpture

Join List Visual Arts Center and Rika Smith McNally, Conservator, for a discussion about the science of choosing the right paint for outdoor sculpture. Learn behind-the-scenes information about conserving public art works through a close look at Tony Smith's For Marjorie. Currently the Director of Art Conservation for the Cambridge Arts Council, Rika Smith McNally has conserved a number of outdoor sculptures on the MIT campus. Meet in front of the Rogers Building for this outdoor walking and standing discussion. Cost: Free. Pre-registration requested at listart.mit.edu/events-programs

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Reality Show: Stalking the Musical Brain

April 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Reality Show: Stalking the Musical Brain

Why do we respond so strongly to music? Have you heard of the Wekinator? Join MIT neuroscientists, musicians and composers on a journey to explore what happens to our brains in the presence of music. Boston’s premiere music ensemble Dinosaur Annex presents brand new works by MIT’s Charles Shadle, Italian composer/researcher Michele Zaccagnini, and MIT student composers. Hear MIT neuroscientist Joshua McDermott tell us about his recent trail-blazing work that discovered brain pathways that respond just to music. Cost: Free.

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Marine Science Center Tidepooling and Tour

April 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Northeastern University Marine Science Center, 430 Nahant Road
Nahant, MA 01908 United States
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Marine Science Center Tidepooling and Tour

This event is now at capacity.  The Northeastern University Marine Science Center, located in Nahant, is Northeastern's North Shore hub for marine and environmental research, higher education, and outreach. Join us for an opportunity to tour the facility, learn about research, meet our touch tank critters, and explore the tidepools on our pristine rocky shore. Dress for the weather, as most of the program will be outdoors, and wear shoes or boots with a good grip that can get wet. Limited to 50 participants. Cost: Free. This event is full.

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Making Places: Building with Blocks

April 17 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Volpe, The National Transportation Systems Center, 55 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States
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Making Places: Building with Blocks

Join us for a morning of brainstorming and building as we learn about the world of transportation planning. After an introduction to transportation planning, students will engage in a “placemaking” activity where they will learn about “things that go” (trains, buses, bicycles) in different types of places, from cities to neighborhoods to farms. Then, students will bring their ideas to life using blocks and share their models. Limited to 25 children. Cost: Free. Ages 5-9 with caregiver. Pre-registration required at makeingplacesvolpe.eventbrite.com

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Around the World and Back in Time with Trees

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mount Auburn St.
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Around the World and Back in Time with Trees

Trees from Great Britain, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North America, as well as a few with relatives dating back to the time of dinosaurs will be included in this walking tour. Limited to 40 participants. Cost: Free. This event is full. To be added to the waitlist visit mountauburn.org/around-the-world/

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An Introduction to Medical Simulation: Ages 7-10 (at capacity)

April 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Russell Museum at Massachusetts General Hospital, 2 North Grove Street
Boston, MA 02114 United States
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An Introduction to Medical Simulation

Update: All MGH events (Medical Simulation and Ether Dome tours) are at capacity. Learn how realistic robot simulators are transforming training in the health professions. In a hands-on demonstration by the MGH Learning Laboratory, participants will be introduced to a medical mannequin. Also, guided by an MGH orthopedic surgeon, participants will learn to locate and retrieve tiny objects from inside a knee model, using surgical instruments and a scope. Cost: Free. Sessions are by age. This event takes place on Monday, April 17 and Friday, April 21 11am: Children 7 - 10 and their caregivers (full) 12:30pm: Children 11 - 15 and their caregivers (full) 2 pm:  Teens 16+ and Adults (full)

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MoveCity: Designing a City that Moves You

April 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Volpe, The National Transportation Systems Center, 55 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States
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MoveCity: Designing a City that Moves You

Transportation planning plays a role in our everyday lives―from how we travel to how goods are transported and the systems that make these movements possible. Join us to learn about the world of transportation planning and become a transportation planner for the day! Working in groups with professional transportation planners, students will map out their city, including its transportation system using markers and other materials. Each group will then have the opportunity to present its design for MoveCity. Limited to 25 middle and high school students. Cost: Free. Grades 6-12 with adult. Pre-registration required at movecityvolpe.eventbrite.com

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Meet the Scientists! Discovery Museums

April 17 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Discovery Museums, 177 Main Street
Acton, MA 01720 United States
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Meet the Scientists!

What’s it like to be a scientist? Find out in this special program when you talk to real scientists and do the hands-on activities they’ve developed. Discover why they find science cool and exciting while learning about their research and interests. This event is led by scientists who participated in our Portal to the Public program. Cost: Included with Museum admission. Drop-in.

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Boston Bridges Tour

April 17 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Museum of Science Front Plaza, 1 Science Park
Boston, MA 02114 United States
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Boston Bridges Tour

Learn about Boston's technological history, as well as its history in general, on this tour of Boston's bridges led by bridge and tunnel engineer Reed Brockman. The tour begins at the Museum of Science and covers the old Charles River Dam structure, the elevated Green Line viaduct, the North Bank Pedestrian Bridge, the North Station Draw Bridges, the Zakim Bridge and surrounding Central Artery structures, and for the die-hards, will continue on along the Rose Kennedy Greenway and Harborwalk to talk about the Tip O'Neill Tunnel and the Fort Point Channel bridges. On Thursday, we will do the tour in reverse. Wear comfortable shoes, and feel free to drop off at any time! Cost: Free. Rain or shine, but may be shortened in poor weather.

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An Introduction to Medical Simulation: Ages 11-15 (at capacity)

April 17 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Russell Museum at Massachusetts General Hospital, 2 North Grove Street
Boston, MA 02114 United States
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An Introduction to Medical Simulation

Update: All MGH events (Medical Simulation and Ether Dome tours) are at capacity. Learn how realistic robot simulators are transforming training in the health professions. In a hands-on demonstration by the MGH Learning Laboratory, participants will be introduced to a medical mannequin. Also, guided by an MGH orthopedic surgeon, participants will learn to locate and retrieve tiny objects from inside a knee model, using surgical instruments and a scope. Cost: Free. Sessions are by age. This event takes place on Monday, April 17 and Friday, April 21 11am: Children 7 - 10 and their caregivers (full) 12:30pm: Children 11 - 15 and their caregivers (full) 2 pm:  Teens 16+ and Adults (full)

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An Introduction to Medical Simulation: Teens 16+ & Adults (at capacity)

April 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Russell Museum at Massachusetts General Hospital, 2 North Grove Street
Boston, MA 02114 United States
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An Introduction to Medical Simulation

Update: All MGH events (Medical Simulation and Ether Dome tours) are at capacity. Learn how realistic robot simulators are transforming training in the health professions. In a hands-on demonstration by the MGH Learning Laboratory, participants will be introduced to a medical mannequin. Also, guided by an MGH orthopedic surgeon, participants will learn to locate and retrieve tiny objects from inside a knee model, using surgical instruments and a scope. Cost: Free. Sessions are by age. This event takes place on Monday, April 17 and Friday, April 21 11am: Children 7 - 10 and their caregivers (full) 12:30pm: Children 11 - 15 and their caregivers (full) 2 pm:  Teens 16+ and Adults (full)

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New Perspectives: Lightning, Climate Change & Other Exciting Scientific Challenges

April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
MIT Building E51, 70 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02142
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New Perspectives: Thunder, Lightning and Climate Change

Come and learn about thundercloud electrification, huge natural accelerators operated just above our heads, global electrical circuits, terrestrial climate, atmosphere and its changes, weather in outer space, and sun flares and how they drive weather.  This panel discussion will feature world-renowned cosmic ray scientist Ashot Chilingarian from Armenia along with local experts. Cost: Free. Building E51, room 315 on MIT's campus, or 70 Memorial Drive, Cambridge 02142. 

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Astronomy on Tap at Phoenix Landing

April 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Phoenix Landing, 512 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Astronomy on Tap

Come explore the mysteries of the Universe over a beer. Expect short talks, awe-inspiring visuals, interactions with local astronomers and astronomy-themed games with prizes! More information can be found at facebook.com/aotboston closer to Festival time. Cost: Free. Ages 21+. Cash Bar.  

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University of Geneva presents: The Superconductivity Show! (Daytime)

April 18 - April 20
swissnex Boston, 420 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02138
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For this year's Cambridge Science Festival, on April 18, 19, and 20, Arnaud Dubreuil and Jean Etesse from the University of Geneva’s Physiscope team will be at swissnex Boston, performing an hour long show on superconductivity, featuring two very impressive properties of superconductors: levitation and pinning effect. Nowadays superconductivity is a very active research field, with applications in medicine, energy, transportation and telecommunication. Despite the fact that superconductor materials have to be cooled down to very low temperatures, superconductivity is present in everyday life and its applications are increasing. The University of Geneva is highly involved in research on superconductors and quantum materials, with a very strong orientation to industry and knowledge and technology transfer. Participants will test and experience superconductivity's properties, using small magnetic levitation kits and will feel how strong they are. These effects allow many applications, such as transportation without friction, which is very energy efficient; and…

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Everyday Math Stories/Cuentos matemáticos cotidianos

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
TERC, STEAM Room, 2067 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02140 United States
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Cambridge Science Festival

Come for an English/Spanish storytime. We’ll read picture books that include the math we do when we’re cooking, playing and having fun. Then, we’ll explore math with craft projects. Vengan a disfrutar un cuentacuentos en inglés y en español. Vamos a leer cuentos que incluyen las matemáticas que hacemos cuando cocinamos, jugamos y nos divertimos. Después haremos proyectos artesanales que exploran ideas matemáticas. Cost: Free. Ages 2-5 with caregiver Edades: de 2 a 5 años acompañados de un adulto. Pre-registration required at bit.ly/TERCworkshops

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Citizen Science on the Harbor!

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
New England Aquarium, Harborside Learning Lab, 1 Central Wharf
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Citizen Science on the Harbor!

Update - This event is at capacity. Please join another Festival event! Turn your smartphone photos into citizen science! Discover and document what is living in Boston Harbor just off the docks of the New England Aquarium. We will upload our observations to a network of citizen science data with the iNaturalist app. We suggest downloading the iNaturalist app and creating a login before the class, which is best suited for those 8 and older. Dress for the weather.  Children must be accompanied by an adult. Cost: Included with admission. Pre-registration required at neaq.org/cambridgescience

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Science on the Street: Calling All Weather Experts!

April 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston Street
Boston, 02116 United States
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Explore the science of weather, from wind and ocean currents to tornadoes and hurricanes. Record the day’s weather in our observation station and create your own simple tools to measure the weather. Play with an Augmented Reality Sandbox courtesy of Cambridge Science Festival and Science on the Street. Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library, Copley Square New exhibition: Regions and Seasons: Mapping Climate through History More information: http://www.leventhalmap.org/events Cost: Free. Ages 6-12. Drop-in.

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Zoombinis: A Game of Computational Thinking

April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
TERC, STEAM Room, 2067 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02140 United States
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Zoombinis: A Game of Computational Thinking

Come play the award-winning puzzle game Zoombinis. Explore how it engages players in computational thinking skills of being systematic, breaking down problems into more manageable pieces, moving from trial and error to testing ideas to implementing solutions and more! Cost: Free. Grades 3-8 with caregiver. Pre-registration required at bit.ly/TERCworkshops

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It is Rocket Science: Launch with the Science Club for Girls Rocket Team!

April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Aero Astro Lawn, MIT Bldg 33, 125 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139
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It is Rocket Science: Launch with the Science Club for Girls Rocket Team!

Join the Science Club for Girls Rocket Team to learn all about what makes rocket and planes fly. Participants will launch rockets, compete in paper airplane competitions, find out how to make their own at-home rocket and more! Location: AeroAstro Lawn in front of MIT Building 33 (125 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA).  Cost: Free. RSVP: scfgRocketTeam2017.eventbrite.com

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Be a Medicine Hunter

April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Novartis, 22 Windsor St.
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Be a Medicine Hunter

Novartis scientists are hunting for new medicines that will change the practice of medicine and improve patients’ lives. Meet our scientists on a self-guided journey where you will explore authentic laboratory tools and innovative scientific methods on your quest to discover new medicines. Collect stamps in your “passport” for each location visited along your discovery path and receive a completion “badge” at the end of your journey. Come join the hunt! Cost: Free. Drop-in.

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Statistical Pitfalls & Challenges: Communicating Scientific Research to the Public

April 18 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Broad Institute, 415 Main St.
Cambridge , MA 02142 United States
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Statistical Pitfalls & Challenges: Communicating Scientific Research to the Public

This two-part session for early career researchers will address some of the difficulties of communicating statistics in research to the public. First, Professor Rebecca Goldin will share common misconceptions that journalists have about statistics and numbers. Next, a panel of experts will share examples of the best and worst of what they see, and top tips for getting it right from bench to broadcast. Cost: Free. Please pre-register here.

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Materials Lab Workshop: Data Visualization

April 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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How can we look at museum data? In this workshop, Jeff Steward, director of the Division of Digital Infrastructure and Emerging Technology (DIET), and Gavi Levy Haskell, technology fellow in DIET, will show you how you can use the Harvard Art Museums’ collections data in your own projects. Steward and Levy Haskell will introduce participants to museum data by exploring the museums’ Application Programming Interface (API). The API provides direct access to JSON-formatted data that powers the website and many other aspects of the museums. They will also demonstrate how to use the API and show some creative data visualizations. Bring your own laptop to experiment and test ideas! No prior experience required. Cost: Free, Registration is required. To register, email am_visitorservices@harvard.edu or stop by the museums’ admissions desk. Space is limited to 15 participants. The event will be held in the Materials Lab, Lower Level.

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Ask Me About (Updated)

April 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Updated: This event will be 4 - 5:30pm at Central Square only! MIT post docs and students will be out on the street to talk about their student projects and cutting edge research in science, technology, engineering, arts and math. Stop by with your questions! CityDays is hosted by the Priscilla King Gray Public Service Center as part of the Institute’s Together In Service Initiative. Cost: Free. Drop-in  4:00pm - 5:30pm Locations: Central Square at Mass Ave. & Colombia

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MIT Nano Observatory

April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
MIT Building 24, Room 041, 77 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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MIT Nano Observatory

Join us in exploring the Nanoworld! Here, tiny things reveal their super-powers. Inside this world, things are strong, vibrant and electrified. You and a group of excited scientists will use real tools and experiments to discover the super-power of nano. We look forward to welcoming you in our labs! Cost: Free. Drop-in

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Science Pint Night

April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bill’s Bar and Lounge, 5 Lansdowne St
Boston, MA 02215 United States
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Science Pint Night

Join the Boston Post-Doctoral Association for a fun night of cutting edge science, beer and friends! We'll be hosting researchers from some of the most famous universities in the Boston area who will be discussing their work on curing disease, climate change and computer science! Cost: Free. Ages 21+. Cash bar. Pre-registration required at bpdapint2017.eventbrite.com

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Numbers in the News

April 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Broad Institute, 415 Main St.
Cambridge , MA 02142 United States
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Numbers in the News

News accounts and news pundits are filled with numbers and implicit advice. They also tell a story. In contexts as diverse as criminal courts, opinion surveys and our personal health, statistics are playing a larger and larger role. Rebecca Goldin will share humorous and serious stories about statistical bloopers in the media, peppered with insights about how we reason without statistics. Cost: Free. Please pre-register here.  

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The Genius of Birds

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Arnold Arboretum, Hunnewell Building, 125 Arborway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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UPDATE: This event is at capacity. Please enjoy other Festival events!   Acclaimed science and nature writer Jennifer Ackerman shares stories about her travels and cutting-edge research on the newly discovered brilliance of birds. Learn how birds craft and use tools, solve complex problems, sing in regional accents, make sophisticated navigational decisions, demonstrate astonishing feats of memory, deceive one another, give gifts and even kiss to console. In collaboration with Papercuts JP. Cost: Free. RSVP required; this event is full.

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NOVA’s CaféSci Boston presents “Science Storytelling 101”

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Le Laboratoire Cambridge, 650 East Kendall St.
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States
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NOVA’s CaféSci Boston presents “Science Storytelling 101”

Are you an aspiring science communicator? A storyteller? Or are you just a huge fan of NOVA? Join us for a conversation with the hosts of two of NOVA’s YouTube series! Hear from GROSS SCIENCE’s Anna Rothschild and WHAT THE PHSYICS?!’s Dr. Gregory Kestin as they discuss the ingredients for making weird and strange stories about science into engaging, educational and accurate videos. Cost: Free. Pre-registration required at bit.ly/SciStory101

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Is It Real or Fake?

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Is It Real or Fake?

Do you, too, struggle to tell fact from fiction? Or are you reveling in the humorous side of the fake news “epidemic”? Join WBUR reporter Jack Lepiarz in a conversation with Ethan Zuckerman, Director of the Center for Civic Media at MIT, Melissa Zimdars, Assistant Professor of Communication at Merrimack College, and Rob May, CEO of Talla, who will discuss where fake news comes from, how it spreads and how to identify it. Find out if our panelists can bluff you in an on-site fake news game show! Cost: Free. Doors open at 6:30. Seating for 125 and limited standing room available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Volpe Talks: Transportation Ideas Worth Sharing

April 19 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Volpe, The National Transportation Systems Center, 55 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States
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Volpe Talks: Transportation Ideas Worth Sharing

For over 40 years, Volpe, the National Transportation Systems Center, has helped the transportation community navigate its most challenging problems. Come and hear a series of short, live talks direct from Volpe team members working on emerging transportation issues such as maritime security, nonmotorized transportation, or planning for climate change. The talks will conclude with a tour of the Volpe Simulators (how to drive a train, fly a plane) showcasing how Volpe is advancing transportation innovation for the public good. Limited seating capacity. Cost: Free. Pre-registration required at volpetalks2017.eventbrite.com

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Art Screen Workshop for Teens

April 19 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cambridge Community Television, 438 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
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Learn how to program interactive art in this single session five-hour workshop for teens! No prior programming, art or design experience is required. You will work in small teams to design, build and publish new digital artworks. We will teach the basics of programming and give you the specific skills required to design for the screen. Examples of works include narrative stories, proximity sensing words and designs, abstract digital mirrors, gestural games, motion sensing animations, beautiful designs responding to the presence of people, time of day, weather and more. By the end of the day, teams and individuals will have created one or more works of art to be installed publicly on a new interactive screen at CCTV. Cost: Free. To register call 617-661-6900

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SportsLab: Shoe Design

April 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
TERC, STEAM Room, 2067 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02140 United States
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SportsLab: Shoe Design

Are you a young sneakerhead? Come by and experience some of the activities in EdGE's SportsLab to see how companies that make your favorite sports shoes depend on STEM in the sport research and shoe design process. Engage in some design thinking to create your own Inspiration Board for a new sport shoe, then pitch it to the other shoe dogs in the room. See if you have what it takes to design the next pair of killer kicks. Cost: Free. Grades 6-8 with caregiver. Pre-registration required at bit.ly/TERCworkshops

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Tour Mass General’s Ether Dome and Russell Museum (at capacity)

April 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street
Boston , MA 02114 United States
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Update: All tours are at capacity Did you know that you can stand on the very site of the first successful public demonstration of anesthesia? Our tour begins in Mass General’s Ether Dome, the hospital’s 19th-century surgical amphitheater (and home to one Egyptian mummy). You’ll proceed to the Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation, where you can learn about the hospital’s more than two centuries of history and about present-day innovation, from targeted cancer therapies to immune tolerance of transplanted organs. Cost: Free. Ages 13+. All MGH tours and events are full. Please join us for other events!

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Free Admission to Harvard Museum of Natural History

April 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Explore 12,000 specimens drawn from Harvard’s vast research collections -- dinosaurs, meteorites, gemstones, and animals from around the globe. See hundreds of animals including giraffe, elephant, armadillo, platypus, giant whale skeletons & more. Get close to the Kronosaurus, a 42-foot-long marine reptile, and amazing gemstones and minerals including a 1,642 lb. amethyst geode, and visit the world-famous exhibit of ‘Glass Flowers.’ Cost: Free. Drop-in.

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Free Admission to Harvard’s Peabody Museum

April 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Explore the varied beauty and craftsmanship of war objects drawn from cultures around the world in Arts of War: Artistry in Weapons across Cultures. From maces, clubs, daggers and spears, to shields, helmets and entire suits of armor, this exhibition offers museum-goers more than 150 examples of weapons that are also extraordinary works of art. See 19th-century warrior art by Plains Indians in Wiyohpiyata: Lakota Images of the Contested West. Cost: Free. Drop-in.

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WonderLab STEAM Exploration Party

April 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lesley University, University Hall, 1815 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02140 United States
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Wonderlab STEAM exploration

Enjoy hands-on explorations with plants, animals, water, rocks, engineering design, technology and more! Families with children in grades 1-6 are invited to visit the WonderLab, a new STEAM education program run by Lesley University science and science education faculty, taught by Lesley arts and education students. Learn about the WonderLab program as you enjoy activities led by WonderLab participants and educators. Cost: Free. Pre-registration required at bit.ly/STEAMparty

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Science Trivia Challenge

April 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Broad Institute, 415 Main St.
Cambridge , MA 02142 United States
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Science Trivia Challenge

Join us for a lively team trivia quiz that will test your knowledge of science from a variety of fields ranging from biology, chemistry and physics to ecology and the history of science. Enter a team to compete on stage, or come and participate as an audience member and support your favorite team. Winning teams will enjoy a meal with one of MIT's own Nobel Laureates! Contestants are restricted to middle and high school students. Registration is required only for participating youth teams. To learn more or to register your team please visit web.mit.edu/trivia Cost: Free. Teams must pre-register at web.mit.edu/trivia

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Free Circuit Hacking Night & Tour

April 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Artisan’s Asylum, 10 Tyler St.
Somerville, MA 02143 United States
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Free Circuit Hacking Night & Tour

Update: This Event is full. Please join another Festival program! Come play with electronics at Artisan’s Asylum! Whether you’re a newbie or an experienced hacker, there will be something for you at Circuit Hacking Night. This one night the electronics & robotics lab will be open for FREE — there will be a free introductory soldering lesson, experienced hackers and engineers around to answer all your questions and more. Feel free to bring your own projects to work on if you have them! Join us for a special tour of our facility featuring current robotics, science and innovation projects by our members. Cost: Free. Pre-registration required. This event is at capacity - Join a future program, more info here

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University of Geneva presents: The Superconductivity Show

April 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
swissnex Boston, 420 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02138
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On April 19, Arnaud Dubreuil and Jean Etesse from the University of Geneva’s Physiscope team will be at swissnex Boston to show two very impressive properties of superconductors: levitation and the pinning effect. Nowadays superconductivity is a very active research field, with applications in medicine, energy, transportation and telecommunication. Despite the fact that superconductor materials have to be cooled down to very low temperatures, superconductivity is present in everyday life and its applications are increasing. The University of Geneva is highly involved in research on superconductors and quantum materials, with a very strong orientation to industry and knowledge and technology transfer. Participants will test and experience superconductivity's properties, using small magnetic levitation kits and will feel how strong they are. These effects allow many applications, such as transportation without friction, which is very energy efficient; and energy storage. The flywheel presented during the show demonstrates that we’re already able to…

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Dialogue & Collaborative Exploration

April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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MIT, Building 56, Room 154, Access Via 21 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Dialogue & Collaborative Exploration

Go online to experience a reflection, writing and dialogue process in which you address your current concerns about scientific and social change. It is always interesting to see how thinking evolves during an hour using the five-phase format. Two sessions. More information and session topics: bit.ly/DialogueProcess Cost: Free. Technical Preparation: bit.ly/hangoutbrief

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Dialogue & Collaborative Exploration

April 19 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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MIT, Building 56, Room 154, Access Via 21 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Dialogue & Collaborative Exploration

Go online to experience a reflection, writing and dialogue process in which you address your current concerns about scientific and social change. It is always interesting to see how thinking evolves during an hour using the five-phase format. Two sessions. More information and session topics: bit.ly/DialogueProcess Cost: Free. Technical Preparation: bit.ly/hangoutbrief

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Something’s Looking Fishy Here: Why We Use Zebrafish to Study Human Disease

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Harvard University, Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, 7 Divinity Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Something’s Looking Fishy Here: Why We Use Zebrafish to Study Human Disease

Curious how a fish could help us find a cure for cancer? See for yourself. Come meet the scientists from Dr. Leonard Zon’s lab and find out what the 150,000 specimens housed in one of the largest zebrafish facilities in the northeast can teach us about cancer, blood diseases, and potential medications and drug therapies. Look at translucent zebrafish embryos under the microscope and see how researchers are using genetically engineered fish to answer biomedical questions. Details: Two sessions, one started at 10:00am and the second starting at 11:00am, limited to 25 people per session. Cost: Free RSVP to hannah_robbins@harvard.edu  

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Putt-ing Cancer in its Place

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
North Court behind MIT Koch Institute, 500 Main St.
Cambridge , MA 02142 United States
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Putt-ing Cancer in its Place

Take a swing at one of humanity’s biggest biomedical challenges and learn about the ins and outs of studying cancer. Can you navigate the extracellular matrix or target your nanoparticle to double eagle a tumor? This pop-up mini golf course features hazards like circulating tumor cells, immune checkpoints and signaling cascades. Created by scientists and engineers from MIT’s cancer research community, this action-packed course is educational fun for the “hole” family. Join us on the green for putting, prizes and more. This event is supported in part by Blueprint Medicines. Cost: Free. Drop-in. Rain Date: Friday, April 21.

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Visual Perception Workshop

April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center, 20 Ames Street, Bldg. E15-109
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States
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Visual Perception Workshop

Join MIT List Visual Arts Center for an investigation of shapes, colors and materials. Consider their optical qualities to create a perceptual experience. This hands-on workshop will provide the opportunity to experiment with materials and engage in activities that challenge visual perception. Cost: Free. All ages. Drop-in.

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Boston Bridges Tour

April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The BSA Space, 290 Congress Street, Suite 200
Boston, MA 02210 United States
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Boston Bridges Tour

Learn about Boston's technological history, as well as its history in general on this tour of Boston's bridges led by bridge and tunnel engineer Reed Brockman. The tour begins at the BSA Space and covers the Fort Point Channel bridges (Summer Street, Congress Street, Seaport Boulevard and the Northern Avenue Bridge), and for the die-hards will continue along the Rose Kennedy Greenway, discussing several Central Artery structures as we proceed towards the Zakim Bridge, the North Station draw bridges, the North Bank Bridge and many others. See Monday event for the tour in reverse. Wear comfortable shoes, and feel free to drop off at any time! Cost: Free. Will happen rain or shine, but may be shortened.

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Become a Crime Scene Services Technician

April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cambridge Police Department Community Room, 125 6th street
Cambridge, MA 02141
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Curious to know what goes on within a Crime Scene Services Unit? Here’s your opportunity to find out. Join the talented Crime Scene Service specialists with the Cambridge Police Department as they demonstrate  how they process major crime scenes and collect evidence. Participants will have an opportunity to learn more about the myths and realities involved in processing a crime scene, understand how to handle fingerprints, walk through the steps to package and ultimately analyze key evidence, and test some of the Crime Scene tools and technology. Cost: Free. Drop-in. Cambridge Police Department, 125 6th Street, 1st Floor Community Room (enter main lobby and enter first room on left)

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Make & Mix Music with Mmmmaven

April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mmmmaven, 614 Massachusetts Ave. #203
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Make & Mix Music with Mmmmaven

Advances in technology have made the world of music production more accessible than ever! Drop by our studios for the chance to lay down some beats and find out what it takes to create a great sounding track. Our instructors will be on hand to answer questions and walk you through the basic functions of Ableton Live 9 software. You will also have the opportunity to experiment with a variety of production equipment, including Ableton’s Push controller. Cost: Free. Open house. RSVP at bit.ly/make-mix

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A Hidden Treasure: Arnold Arboretum Herbarium of Cultivated Plants

April 20 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Arnold Arboretum, Hunnewell Building, 125 Arborway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Participants in this special indoor tour will take a look at the historic Arnold Arboretum collection and find out how and why an herbarium is assembled. Suitable for adults, registration is limited. Cost: Free. Pre-registration required at bit.ly/ArboretumCollection

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techXplore

April 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Eduporium, 372 Main St, Suite 3
Watertown, MA 02472 United States
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techXplore

Update: This event is at capacity. Please enjoy other Festival events! Explore a world of mind-blowing and child-friendly technology in our local, STEM-focused makerspace. Construct and create your own personalized learning adventures and sample cool tools, like sparkling circuits, portable programming and real-world robotics. Our best stuff is all in one place and we want YOU to play, make and learn with innovative technology! Limited to 20 participants. Cost: Free. Pre-registration required; this event is full.

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Exploring Medicines, Nanocapsules and Careers: A Hands-on Lab for Girls

April 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Biogen Community Lab, 140 Sixth St.
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States
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Exploring Medicines, Nanocapsules and Careers: A Hands-on Lab for Girls

Girls will explore properties of nanocapsules, a new method that scientists are using to deliver medicines, in this hands-on lab experience. Girls will also interact with women who work at Biogen and learn about the different types of careers in the biotechnology industry. This program is at Biogen Community Lab and geared toward girls in 4th through 6th grade. Cost: Free. Pre-registration required at: exploringnanocapsules.eventbrite.com

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4th Annual STEAM Conversation: Move Your Mind

April 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lesley University Lower Level Commons, 1815 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02140 United States
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Cambridge Creativity Commons and Catalyst Conversations are pleased to present the Fourth Annual STEAM Conversation: Move Your Mind.  This is an interactive conversation for all ages exploring and experiencing creativity through the intersection of science and dance with professional dancers, choreographers and scientists! Join us April 20th from 3pm – 5pm at Lesley University College of Art and Design in partnership with the MIT Cambridge Science Festival. Presenters include: Peter Dimuro, Choreographer and Executive Director of the Dance Complex Ashli Polanco, Scientist and Founder of Gique Danielle Bazinet. Performing Arts Professor and educator at Bridgewater State and The Sage School We hope to see you at this engaging event to move your mind and body! Free. All ages welcome! Please RSVP: www.catalystconversations.org/upcoming-events/  Please note the event is 3pm - 4:30 followed by a reception from 4:30 - 5pm

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Research Rumble: Battle of the Science Stars

April 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Cambridge Public Library Lecture Hall, 449 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Research Rumble: Battle of the Science Stars

One of the biggest challenges that researchers and scientists face is communicating their research and its potential impact to audiences like donors, investors, the media and the public. Join us at an interactive competition hosted by the Mass General and Brigham Research Institutes giving six Boston biomedical researchers a chance to present their work and receive feedback from a panel of expert communicators. Hear first hand about some of the latest cutting-edge science and learn from the best at this lively competition. Cost: Free. Pre-registration required at bit.ly/ResearchRumble

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Climate Cafe

April 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Lesley University, University Hall, 1815 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02140 United States
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Climate Cafe

Families are invited to learn more about climate change through a panel presentation by children in grades 1-6 enrolled in the Lesley WonderLab STEAM program, followed by an open discussion with Massachusetts Audubon Society and Lesley University climate scientists and educators. Cost: Free. Pre-registration recommended at bit.ly/ClimateCafe

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Rare Spirits with Shire

April 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Shire, 650 E. Kendall Street
Cambridge, MA 02142
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Did you know that today, you likely interacted with someone with a rare disease? One in 20 people are living with a rare disease, which equates to roughly 350 million people worldwide. Currently, there are 7,000 known rare diseases, of which only 5% have treatment options.* At Shire, we are passionate about closing this gap and creating therapies for these underserved populations. Come join us and learn about the importance of “rare” and how common “rare” really is. We will be sharing insights about the unique people we serve across our core therapeutic areas while serving food and beverages to help raise awareness of the opportunity to champion these patients and their families. Cost: Free . RSVP at bit.ly/2oZrbwH Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases. We strive to develop best-in-class medicines, many of which are available in more than 100 countries, across core…

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The BioMedia Lab Exhibition

April 20 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
MassArt, 621 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Join the BioMedia Lab at MassArt for a multi-media exhibition of biology focused, interactive art. Participate in live animal life drawing and other activities on site! The location of the exhibition will be in the BioMedia Lab in the Design and Media Center (DMC) in room 009 in the basement. Cost: Free. Drop-in. More info: @BioMedia_Lab on twitter

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Ocean Evolution Today: The Impact of Human Activities on the Ecology and Evolution of Marine Organisms

April 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Science Center, Hall D, 1 Oxford Street
Cambridge, 02138 United States
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Human activities are causing changes in the ocean that could influence the evolution of its organisms. In this panel discussion, three marine scientists with expertise in chemistry, microbiology, geology, marine conservation, and the use of remotely operated vehicles to study deep-sea organisms will discuss the impact of human activity on ocean and coastal ecosystems and answer questions about actions both individuals and organizations can take to support the health of the ocean. Hosted by Harvard Museums of Science and Culture. Full details here. Cost: Free.

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Science by the Pint Presents: A Panel Discussion on Genetic Engineering

April 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Aeronaut Brewing Co., 14 Tyler St.
Somerville, MA 02143 United States
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The advent of genetic engineering marks one of the most significant advances in biological science of the last century. How are researchers implementing genetic tools to answer fundamental biological questions? What medical applications of gene editing are on the horizon? Spend an evening with Science by the Pint to hear a panel of Boston-area researchers discuss the present and future of genetic engineering, geared toward a general audience. Following the panel, grab a beer and chat with the panelists, as well as grad students and postdocs conducting cutting edge research. Our panelists for the night include: George Church, Harvard Johnny Kung, pgEd group Wilson Wong, BU George Annas, BU Daniel Polley, Massachusetts Eye & Ear/Harvard Cost: Free, Cash Bar. Ages 21+

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Staying Safe & Secure Online

April 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cambridge Public Library, Community Room, 449 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Cambridge Science Festival

The Internet presents a world of promise and innovation but hold risks untold for the everyday computer user. Malware, ransomware and surveillance lurk in every corner of the Internet. Data breaches and financial fraud are now an unfortunate daily occurrence. We will explore the risks of the digital realm from apps, to social media, email and more. Learn real world tools and techniques to minimize your risks, protect your privacy and identity, and shield your financial health – all while getting the most out of your digital tools. From Evolutionary IT. Cost: Free

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Tipping the Scales on Climate Change: Covering and Communicating an Unthinkably Big Problem

April 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Broad Institute, 415 Main St.
Cambridge , MA 02142 United States
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In its physical, political, and ethical dimensions, the climate change problem is mind-boggling — and perhaps more complex than any other humanity has ever faced. Join the Knight Science Journalism Program and Undark Magazine for a short film and panel discussion aimed at bringing the problem down to size.   Please see the event page for full details. Panelists include Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Ian Cheney; Anthony Leiserowitz, director of the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication; climate activist Nicole Hernandez Hammer; and former Obama climate policy adviser Bina Venkataraman. Moderated by climate journalist Andrew C. Revkin. Cost: Free

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Sharks in Our Backyard: The Resurgence of Sand Tiger Sharks in New England

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New England Aquarium, Simons IMAX Theater, 1 Central Wharf
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Sharks in Our Backyard: The Resurgence of Sand Tiger Sharks in New England

Despite their scary appearance, sand tiger sharks are docile ocean animals that pose no real threat to humans. Although it has a rich history in New England, this species declined due to threats like overfishing, and was rarely observed in our region during recent decades. However, a significant number of juvenile sand tigers returned to local waters in the last five to 10 years. Come learn about the biology, conservation, and fascinating resurgence of this species in our own backyard. Cost: Free. Pre-registration recommended at www.neaq.org/learn/lectures/

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Design Playground (JK-5th Grade)

April 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Lesley University Room 2-026, 1815 Mass Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02140 United States
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Design Playground (JK-5th Grade)

Come tinker, build and create with us! Participants will collaborate on designing a large scale “trash city,” make their own toothbrush robot, and explore interactive coding tools. Caregivers are encouraged to play along! Cost: Free. Ages 4-10 with caregiver. Pre-registration required at bit.ly/DesignPlayground

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Spit for Science and Nose Pick for Progress: The Human Microbiome Comes Alive at Forsyth

April 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Forysth, 245 First Street (Enter at 1 Athenaeum Street)
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States
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Spit for Science and Nose Pick for Progress: The Human Microbiome Comes Alive at Forsyth

Join Forsyth microbiologists to learn about the bacteria that live on your body. Over 700 types of “bugs” are found in human mouths! Attendees will have a chance to take bacteria from their mouth and nose and see their own microbiome. Forsyth will also showcase its one-of-a kind technique that creates high-resolution maps of bacterial “forests.” Finally, by nose picking for progress, attendees will have the opportunity to contribute to what could become the world’s largest database of nasal bacteria! Cost: Free. Drop-in.

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LEGO City Cambridge

April 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Maud Morgan Arts, 20A Sacramento Street,
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Update - this event is at capacity, but you can join the waitlist!   Join architects from BSA Space as we envision the future of Cambridge with LEGO bricks. We will begin by learning how the Envision Cambridge planning team is considering sustainability, transportation, housing, parks and open space for a vision for the city. Participants will then brainstorm their own ideas about how to create a city that is more beautiful, resilient, and equitable. Cost: Free. Please RSVP online. This event is now full, but you can join the waitlist!

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An Introduction to Medical Simulation: Ages 7-10 (at capacity)

April 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Russell Museum at Massachusetts General Hospital, 2 North Grove Street
Boston, MA 02114 United States
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An Introduction to Medical Simulation

Update: All MGH events (Medical Simulation and Ether Dome tours) are at capacity. Learn how realistic robot simulators are transforming training in the health professions. In a hands-on demonstration by the MGH Learning Laboratory, participants will be introduced to a medical mannequin. Also, guided by an MGH orthopedic surgeon, participants will learn to locate and retrieve tiny objects from inside a knee model, using surgical instruments and a scope. Cost: Free. Sessions are by age. This event takes place on Monday, April 17 and Friday, April 21 11am: Children 7 - 10 and their caregivers (full) 12:30pm: Children 11 - 15 and their caregivers (full) 2 pm:  Teens 16+ and Adults (full)

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How the Internet Works & Tour Akamai’s Network Operations Command Center

April 21 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Akamai Technologies, 150 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States
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Akamai delivers a large percentage of the world’s web traffic every day on behalf of a range of popular web and media sites. Come learn how the Internet works, and how Akamai makes the Internet faster and more reliable. Three sessions are offered: 11am, 1pm & 3:00pm.  Each session lasts approximately 2 hours. Each session has two parts: How the Internet Works - Ever wonder what the Internet is, and how it works? In this hands-on activity, learn what happens between when you enter an address in your web browser and when the website loads. Tour the Akamai Network Operations Command Center (NOCC)! - Learn how Akamai makes your experience using the Internet faster while touring the Network Operations Command Center (NOCC) at the Akamai world headquarters. Limited to 20 attendees per session. If there are open slots for any session, on-site registration is possible, but not guaranteed. Cost: Free. Pre-registration strongly…

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An Introduction to Medical Simulation: Ages 11-15 (at capacity)

April 21 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Russell Museum at Massachusetts General Hospital, 2 North Grove Street
Boston, MA 02114 United States
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An Introduction to Medical Simulation

Update: All MGH events (Medical Simulation and Ether Dome tours) are at capacity. Learn how realistic robot simulators are transforming training in the health professions. In a hands-on demonstration by the MGH Learning Laboratory, participants will be introduced to a medical mannequin. Also, guided by an MGH orthopedic surgeon, participants will learn to locate and retrieve tiny objects from inside a knee model, using surgical instruments and a scope. Cost: Free. Sessions are by age. This event takes place on Monday, April 17 and Friday, April 21 11am: Children 7 - 10 and their caregivers (full) 12:30pm: Children 11 - 15 and their caregivers (full) 2 pm:  Teens 16+ and Adults (full)

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Design Your World (6th-12th Grade)

April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lesley University Room 2-026, 1815 Mass Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02140 United States
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Design Your World (6th-12th Grade)

Join us for a hands-on making workshop. Participants will import 3D models into Minecraft, design “Rule Your Room” littleBits projects, and create their own LED wearables. Caregivers are encouraged to play along! Cost: Free. Grades 6-12. Pre-registration required at bit.ly/DesignYourWorld

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An Introduction to Medical Simulation: Teens 16+ & Adults (at capacity)

April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Russell Museum at Massachusetts General Hospital, 2 North Grove Street
Boston, MA 02114 United States
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An Introduction to Medical Simulation

Update: All MGH events (Medical Simulation and Ether Dome tours) are at capacity. Learn how realistic robot simulators are transforming training in the health professions. In a hands-on demonstration by the MGH Learning Laboratory, participants will be introduced to a medical mannequin. Also, guided by an MGH orthopedic surgeon, participants will learn to locate and retrieve tiny objects from inside a knee model, using surgical instruments and a scope. Cost: Free. Sessions are by age. This event takes place on Monday, April 17 and Friday, April 21 11am: Children 7 - 10 and their caregivers (full) 12:30pm: Children 11 - 15 and their caregivers (full) 2 pm:  Teens 16+ and Adults (full)

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Family Science Day at Framingham State University

April 21 @ 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Framingham State University, 100 State St.
Framingham , MA 01702 United States
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What do you call an afternoon full of fun, family, and learning? Framingham State University calls it the Family Science Day, and we’re hoping you’ll join us. Learners of all ages are invited to engage in exciting science and engineering activities on the University campus, including hands-on experiences in biology, chemistry, physics, food science, robotics, and engineering, as well as enjoy stunning HD planetarium programs. Cost: Free. Drop-in.

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Advocate for Science!

April 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
MIT Building 10, Room 105, 33 Massachusettes Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Advocate for Science!

Science thrives when people’s voices are heard. The more people that tell Congress that they support science, the better. You may find yourself thinking: I want to help but what should I do to advocate? Is it really going to make a difference? Join us to understand why we need to stand up for research, learn the ways you can get involved and make a difference to the future of science. Cost: Free

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Music and the Bilingual Brain

April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fitzgerald Theater, Cambridge Rindge & Latin, 459 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Project LENS is a Boston-based performance collaborative that seeks to reveal connections between music and other topics. The group’s diverse studies and passion for classical music have inspired them to start a conversation about the way music relates to topics as eclectic as evolution, law and birdsong. For this event, Project LENS will join Harvard Professor Gigi Luk to explore how the cognitive effects of bilingualism might relate to the benefits of learning music “as another language.” Hosted by Harvard Museums of Science and Culture. View full details here. Cost: Free  

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Astronomy After Hours

April 21 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Gilliland Observatory, MOS Parking Garage Roof, 1 Science Park
Boston, MA 02114 United States
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Astronomy After Hours

Gilliland Observatory, MOS Parking Garage Roof - Every Friday! Weather permitting: On clear nights, you can view stars, planets, the Moon and other astronomical phenomena. Also, check out the inside of our Observatory and participate in astronomy-related activities run by our knowledgeable staff. For more details and weather updates, call the hotline, 617-589-0267. Cost: Free

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Spit for Science and Nose Pick for Progress: The Human Microbiome Comes Alive at Forsyth

April 22 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Forysth, 245 First Street (Enter at 1 Athenaeum Street)
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States
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Spit for Science and Nose Pick for Progress: The Human Microbiome Comes Alive at Forsyth

Join Forsyth microbiologists to learn about the bacteria that live on your body. Over 700 types of “bugs” are found in human mouths! Attendees will have a chance to take bacteria from their mouth and nose and see their own microbiome. Forsyth will also showcase its one-of-a kind technique that creates high-resolution maps of bacterial “forests.” Finally, by nose picking for progress, attendees will have the opportunity to contribute to what could become the world’s largest database of nasal bacteria! Cost: Free. Drop-in.

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Sustainable Cambridge

April 22 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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How much bicycle power does it take to turn on a light bulb?  How knowledgeable are YOU on how to get around town without taking a car? Stop by our sustainability event to learn all about sustainability and what YOU can do to make Cambridge an even more sustainable community.  Jump on a bike to power light bulbs, take our quizzes about getting around town and energy efficiency, and leave with lots of information for actions you can take at home. Please note, this event is in Joan Lorenz Park outside of the Main Library. Library location below is for ease of finding the event.

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MIT ESI Earth Day Celebration

April 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kresge Oval, 48 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Get outside and celebrate Earth Day with MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative! Learn about the environment and how we impact our planet through hands-on, interactive activities for all ages. Experience climate change through virtual reality, make and take a terrarium, build a material-efficient tower or a plant-monitoring app, make a smoothie on a blender bike, erode a landscape, touch marine critters, and much more! Drop by, have some fun, and appreciate the earth!

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STEAM Beans the Hidden Figures Dream

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lesley University, Room 2-141, 1815 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02140 United States
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STEAM Beans the Hidden Figures Dream

Join us in celebrating modern day "black girl magic" as elementary age black girls facilitate an exploratory learning experience in STEAM. This scholar led activity is NASA’s Hidden Figures dream as it places students at the forefront of real world, culturally relevant, project-based learning. Scholars will discuss and demonstrate their learning by re-creating activities for participants highlighting fieldwork at Blue Hills Observatory and the Lesley University MakerSpace. All are welcome. Cost: Free. Pre-registration required at https://steambeanscsf.eventbrite.com

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South Shore Science Festival

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
QCI / Quincy Center for Innovation, 180 Old Colony Ave.
Quincy, MA 02170 United States
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Cambridge Science Festival

The 3rd Annual South Shore Science Festival offers a day of STEAM fun, with a showcase and science workshops. The showcase will demonstrate hands-on and innovative approaches to science by kids and for kids. Science workshops include activities from robots to reptiles, biotechnology games, writing interactive stories, science of sports and games, Lego activities, recycling games, nature studies, and much more! Cost: Free. Skip the line, register online! Get free tickets in advance at www.southshorescience.org

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Visual Perception Workshop

April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center, 20 Ames Street, Bldg. E15-109
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States
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Visual Perception Workshop

Join MIT List Visual Arts Center for an investigation of shapes, colors and materials. Consider their optical qualities to create a perceptual experience. This hands-on workshop will provide the opportunity to experiment with materials and engage in activities that challenge visual perception. Cost: Free. All ages. Drop-in.

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Science on the Street at March for Science: Family Activities

April 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Boston Common, Tremont Street
Boston, MA United States
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The Science on the Street team will be offering hands-on science activities at the March for Science in the Family Activities area! Make a kite, check out mystery tubes, and more. Family Friendly events are scheduled from 1-4 at the Parkman Bandstand on the Boston Common. Look for us there! More information: https://www.marchforscienceboston.com/day-of       

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Tour Mass General’s Ether Dome and Russell Museum (at capacity)

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street
Boston , MA 02114 United States
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Update: All tours are at capacity Did you know that you can stand on the very site of the first successful public demonstration of anesthesia? Our tour begins in Mass General’s Ether Dome, the hospital’s 19th-century surgical amphitheater (and home to one Egyptian mummy). You’ll proceed to the Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation, where you can learn about the hospital’s more than two centuries of history and about present-day innovation, from targeted cancer therapies to immune tolerance of transplanted organs. Cost: Free. Ages 13+. All MGH tours and events are full. Please join us for other events!

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Science Club for Girls Presents “The Brain: a Film by Media Team!”

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Science Club for Girls Presents "The Brain: a Film by Media Team!"

Join the Science Club for Girls Media Team as they showcase their newest "Bill Nye the Science Guy" film, all about "The Brain!" Audience members will have a chance to participate in a "Nifty Home Experiment," meet a "Way Cool Scientist,” and have a Q&A with our very own filmmakers, the girls from Media Team! Cost: Free. RSVP at scfgmediateam2017.eventbrite.com

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Not a Bedtime, But a STEAM Story

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cambridge Public Library, Community Room, 449 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Cambridge Science Festival

Everybody likes a good book. Learn math and science through a story with pictures! Illustrations make STEM become STEAM! In this activity, each person will get a portion of the story to learn and illustrate. Then, we'll read the final story together. Come and "READ STEAM"….literally!   This workshop also features several pedagogical tenets: Differentiated instruction for teachers=synchronous multi-level instruction for out of school programs, scaffolding as well as relational science and mathematics.  Cost: Free. Grades 6-10. Parents and Teachers welcome. RSVP to Dr. Maru Colbert at edutech4snps@gmail.com

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Singin’ of the Rain: Songs about Weather and Climate

April 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Broad Institute, 415 Main St.
Cambridge , MA 02142 United States
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Come hear an exciting collection of songs about weather and climate from North Cambridge Family Opera. Performed by an intergenerational chorus, songs are accompanied by a slideshow of lyrics and artwork created by students in Cambridge schools. Topics include tornadoes, rain and thunderstorms, El Niño and La Niña, the ozone hole, ocean level rise, the basic distinctions between weather and climate and more. Cost: Free.

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Storytelling Event – What Have You Risked For Love?

April 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Central Square Theatre, 450 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Join us after the April 22nd performance of Paradise for a special event. Moderated by writer and psychologist Robin Abrahams, three storytellers share stories of love and risk - the subject under investigation from a neurological point of view by the young protagonist in Paradise. Free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first serve.

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Free Admission to Harvard Museum of Natural History

April 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Explore 12,000 specimens drawn from Harvard’s vast research collections -- dinosaurs, meteorites, gemstones, and animals from around the globe. See hundreds of animals including giraffe, elephant, armadillo, platypus, giant whale skeletons & more. Get close to the Kronosaurus, a 42-foot-long marine reptile, and amazing gemstones and minerals including a 1,642 lb. amethyst geode, and visit the world-famous exhibit of ‘Glass Flowers.’ Cost: Free. Drop-in.

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Free Admission to Harvard’s Peabody Museum

April 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Explore the varied beauty and craftsmanship of war objects drawn from cultures around the world in Arts of War: Artistry in Weapons across Cultures. From maces, clubs, daggers and spears, to shields, helmets and entire suits of armor, this exhibition offers museum-goers more than 150 examples of weapons that are also extraordinary works of art. See 19th-century warrior art by Plains Indians in Wiyohpiyata: Lakota Images of the Contested West. Cost: Free. Drop-in.

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Spit for Science and Nose Pick for Progress: The Human Microbiome Comes Alive at Forsyth

April 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until April 23, 2017

Forysth, 245 First Street (Enter at 1 Athenaeum Street)
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States
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Spit for Science and Nose Pick for Progress: The Human Microbiome Comes Alive at Forsyth

Join Forsyth microbiologists to learn about the bacteria that live on your body. Over 700 types of “bugs” are found in human mouths! Attendees will have a chance to take bacteria from their mouth and nose and see their own microbiome. Forsyth will also showcase its one-of-a kind technique that creates high-resolution maps of bacterial “forests.” Finally, by nose picking for progress, attendees will have the opportunity to contribute to what could become the world’s largest database of nasal bacteria! Cost: Free. Drop-in.

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Bug Blitz: Discovering Insect Biodiversity in the City

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mount Auburn St.
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Bug Blitz: Discovering Insect Biodiversity in the City

Be a citizen scientist - discover the amazing insects of Cambridge! Join science faculty from Lesley University to kickstart a long-term collaboration with Mount Auburn Cemetery to map biodiversity within the historic cemetery and its urban wildlife habitat. Help us test out our citizen science-based methodology while discovering beneficial insects that act as pollinators, decomposers and ecosystem engineers. Cost: Free. Pre-registration suggested in case of weather-related cancellation bit.ly/bugblitz

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Pond Life Exploration @ Fresh Pond Reservation

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Black’s Nook at Fresh Pond Reservation, 650 Concord Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Learn all about the amazing diversity of plants and critters that make their home in and around the water at Fresh Pond! Cost: Free. Drop-In.

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The Natural History of Your Favorite Foods

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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The Natural History of Your Favorite Foods

Finally you get to play with your food! Meet archaeologists and use your observational skills to compare ancient wild plant and animal species to modern ones. Taste, process and handle new and old world ingredients from favorite foods like pizza and chocolate cake, and learn how they became the staples of the American diet we enjoy today. Cost: Free. Ages 9+. Drop-in.

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Community Sculpture Race

April 23 @ 10:45 am - 2:00 pm
Danehy Park, Sherman St.
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Meet at Danehy Park at 10:45am. Teens, artists and everyday inventors will race their whimsical wheeled contraptions half a mile around Cambridge's olympic soccer field followed by an exhibition of works and drawings until 2 PM. There will be a number of sculpture building workshops in the months leading up to the event. Please see the website for details and information: www.sculptureracing.org/danehy. Submit racing sculptures entries by April 11 to sculptureracing@gmail.com. Cost: Free. Pictured:  2016 "Aesop's Fabulous Flying Machine" by Maud Morgan Arts with Mitch Ryerson

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Cambridge Explores the Universe

April 23 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 60 Garden St.
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Cambridge Explores the Universe

Become an astronomer for a day! Enjoy exploration stations that include hands-on activities, telescope tours, ask an astronomer booths and solar observing. Find out the latest discoveries about the sun, exoplanets, and black holes and take your own telescope images using our robotic telescopes. Go on a virtual tour of space using the World Wide Telescope visualization lab. It's out of this world! Cost: Free. Drop-in.

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Soil Science with Drumlin Farm!

April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary, 208 S Great Road
Lincoln, MA 01773 United States
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Soil Science with Drumlin Farm!

Come join the Drumlin Farm staff to investigate the importance of soil quality on an organic farm! Discover the interplay of soil, wild and human, in regard to sustainable agriculture. We’ll take soil samples at locations across the farm, measure organic matter, learn about compost, and plant some seeds for the summer growing season. Join us for a free program that includes free admission to our sanctuary! Cost: Free. Pre-registration required, email escudder@massaudubon.org

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Science Murals with ART+BIO Collaborative

April 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Science Murals with ART+BIO Collaborative

ART+BIO Collaborative collaborates with Cambridge Science Festival to create iconic science murals in Cambridge that illustrate biological research and study organisms. Come see our latest project and hear from the artists and scientists involved. Cost: Free

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Science of Brewing

April 23 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Aeronaut Brewing Co., 14 Tyler St.
Somerville, MA 02143 United States
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Science of Brewing

Come to Aeronaut Labs, where we'll be demonstrating brewing science, from yeast growth to extracting sugars from grain. Lab tours, too! Cost: Free. Cash bar for 21+. Drop-in.

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MIT Solar Electric Vehicle Team Tour

April 23 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
MIT Building N51-154, 265 Massachusetts Ave.,
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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MIT Solar Electric Vehicle Team Tour

The MIT Solar Electric Vehicle Team is a student group at MIT, dedicated to designing, building and racing solar-powered electric vehicles. We’re currently manufacturing our car to be raced in the 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia. Members will explain what we do and lead a tour of our shop, where you can see our work and ask questions! Cost: Free. Drop-in.

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Singin’ of the Rain: Songs about Weather and Climate

April 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Museum of Science, 1 Science Park
Boston, MA 02114 United States
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  Please note updated time! This event begins at 4:00pm Come hear an exciting collection of songs about weather and climate from North Cambridge Family Opera. Performed by an intergenerational chorus, songs are accompanied by a slideshow of lyrics and artwork created by students in Cambridge schools. Topics include tornadoes, rain and thunderstorms, El Niño and La Niña, the ozone hole, ocean level rise, the basic distinctions between weather and climate and more. Cost: Free.

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Immigration – Through the Lens of the First Generation

April 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Central Square Theatre, 450 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Join us after the April 23 performance of Paradise for a one-off event. Special guests compare their personal experiences with those of the young scientist in Paradise. Free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first serve

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