Massachusetts Institute of Technology / MIT Museum
Building N51 265 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139
Open Daily 10am – 5pm / Closed Major Holidays
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Tuesday, Aug. 12, Wednesday, Aug. 13, and Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014
Pre-registration is now CLOSED. Please note the following before submitting:
Tuesday, August 12, 10am - 12pm: Introduction to Robotics
Use LEGO Mindstorms NXT and NXT-G Programming Environment to get robots sensing, thinking, and moving about. This workshop includes an introduction to artificial intelligence research at MIT and a guided tour of the Museum's Robots & Beyond gallery.
Wednesday, August 13, 10am - 12pm: Fish 'n' Ships
Design, build, and test mechanisms for ship propulsion in this introduction to nature-inspired engineering at MIT. This workshop features examples from MIT research labs and the Museum's Hart Nautical collection and a mini-tour of the Museum's Robots & Beyond gallery.
Thursday, August 14, 10am - 12pm: Hello Holography
Experiment with light and perception to investigate the basic principles behind real-world holography! Through a series of demonstrations and hands-on activities, students will learn how holograms are made and viewed. This workshop includes a guided tour of the Museum's holography gallery.
Pre-registration is CLOSED. Walk-ins are welcome if the workshop is not at capacity. No groups please.