Scratch

Learn the basics of programming by designing your own video game or animation using the block-based language, Scratch. 30-minute sessions available with on-site sign-ups. Included with Museum Admission. […]

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Synthetic Biology for the Real World Workshop

Have you heard about things like CRISPR or 23andme in the news and wonder what they are? Come learn about the world of synthetic biology and its applications in this two-day workshop. You’ll learn the basics of DNA and use this knowledge to synthesize your own fluorescent proteins, biomaterials, and more. This workshop is for […]

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Living Space: A Teen Science Cafe

Is Earth the only planet humans will ever call home? Learn about the search for habitable exoplanets and join in a conversation with MIT researchers about how we might survive on them. Free with pre-registration. Dinner provided. High school students only […]

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Scratch

Learn the basics of programming by designing your own video game or animation using the block-based language, Scratch. 30-minute sessions available with on-site sign-ups. Included with Museum Admission. […]

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Synthetic Biology for the Real World Workshop

Have you heard about things like CRISPR or 23andme in the news and wonder what they are? Come learn about the world of synthetic biology and its applications in this two-day workshop. You’ll learn the basics of DNA and use this knowledge to synthesize your own fluorescent proteins, biomaterials, and more. This workshop is for […]

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Iron Builder “Chain Reaction Link” Competition

Have you built awe-inspiring chain reactions and delighted your friends? Or, want to challenge your building skills? Then register your team and compete for Chain Reaction glory! Teams will receive a box of materials, building prompt, and have two hours to impress judges and spectators. $20/team for up to 5 team members (includes Museum admission) Pre-registration required.   […]

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ESI Earth Day Celebration

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. Activities are designed and led by MIT students. You can view the earth through virtual reality, make and take a terrarium, play an energy-use card game to win […]

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SoundScience Fun!

SoundScience Fun! is an interactive sing along performance designed to explore the science of sound through the magic of music. Together we’ll sing about strings, have a percussion discussion, ride a sound wave, and have fun! Join the chorus and enjoy demos that help demonstrate the science of sound. Included with Museum Admission. Drop In. […]

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SoundScience Fun!

SoundScience Fun! is an interactive sing along performance designed to explore the science of sound through the magic of music. Together we’ll sing about strings, have a percussion discussion, ride a sound wave, and have fun! Join the chorus and enjoy demos that help demonstrate the science of sound. Included with Museum Admission. Drop In. […]

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Center for Ultracold Atoms Hands-on Demos

At extremely low temperatures, the fundamental building blocks of the universe behave unexpectedly. Discover this hidden world at The Center for Ultracold Atoms (CUA). Activities include a gum-drop model Ion Trap, a 6-foot Tornado Simulator, experiments with Liquid Nitrogen to see how ultracold temperatures change everyday objects, and a station to make your own holograms. […]

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