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Your STEAM Inspiration

Books, podcasts, movies, activities and more for kids, teens and adults. Curated in partnership with Cambridge Public Library

Play, Post, Win!

Complete any four STEAM activities. Post your score card on social media to win a Cubebot from the MIT Museum & Areaware.

The Sounds of CSF

Tune-in to the sounds of the Festival with six playlists inspired by science, technology, space exploration, Afrofuturism and more.

2020 Curiosity Challenge

Many thanks to the 4,000 students that took the 2020 Challenge! Winners will be announced soon.

Update on the 2020 Festival

The 14th Annual Cambridge Science Festival is cancelled. Please see our statement for details, and stay tuned for updates.

MIT Covid-19 Response

Cambridge Science Festival is an MIT initiative. Stay up to date on MIT’s policies concerning events, visitors, and travel in light of COVID-19 (coronavirus).

About the

Cambridge Science Festival, the first of its kind in the United States, is a madcap celebration of science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM). A multifaceted, multicultural event, the Festival makes science accessible, interactive and fun, highlighting the impact of STEAM in all our lives. 

The 2020 Festival is cancelled to comply with MIT policies concerning coronavirus and to protect the health and safety of everyone in our community.