Creative Disruption in Schools: Re-Inventing Science Education

In research as well as industry today, young professionals need core competencies such as the ability to think creatively and experiment rigorously to solve a problem, work collaboratively in teams, navigate uncertainty, and to accept failure as a pathway to success. Changing schools from a focus on memorization and compliance to institutions of discovery, experimentation […]

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Harvard Semitic Museum

 The term “Semitic” refers to the related languages and cultures of the Ancient Near East: Israelites, Phoenicians, Egyptians, Arameans, Babylonians, Arabs, and many others. Explore a full-scale replica of an ancient Israelite home, a rich collection of antiquities from the Middle East, a full-scale reproduction of an ancient Egyptian throne belonging to Queen Hetepheres, and […]

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Girls Skateboarding Day

Learn about neuroscience while you carve out a space for women & girls at the skate park. All ages & skill levels welcome. Event located at a skate park near you. Multiple locations. Details will be updated closer to the event. Cost: Free. Drop in. Requirements online. […]

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MIT’s Infinite Solar System

Bring your curiosity and tour our Solar System from the Sun to Pluto, scaled to their actual sizes and distances. Experience for yourself what it is like to be a planetary explorer as you arrive and examine each world in fine detail. Located in MIT Bldg 7 , third floor. […]

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One Whole Step for Man: Songs of Space Travel

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing! Our intergenerational, intergalactic chorus will be presenting a program of twenty songs about the history, challenges, and potential destinations of space exploration. The program includes a slideshow of children’s artwork and projected lyrics. For audiences of all ages, entertaining both for those who remember our first […]

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The Science of Baseball

Boston University Professor Andy Andres explains how physics, biology, and math help us understand the game. Cost: Free. […]

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Musical Fence Interactive Concert

Join The Pickup Music Project for a live performance at the Musical Fence at CX. Use software to compose your own original piece! All ages welcome. Presented by DivcoWest. Cost: Free. Drop in. […]

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Observe Like an Owl: Heighten Your Senses

Do you ever walk in a forest and wonder “where are all the animals”? Trust us, they are there, but they often remain unseen unless you know how and where to look. Come join naturalists at Habitat to learn just how to spot the wonderful wildlife of a forest and observe them safely and respectfully. […]

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