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Feb Fest: Light, Cameras, Science!
February 16-21, 2015

Vacation Week at MIT Museum

Every year, during the Massachusetts school vacation week in February, the MIT Museum celebrates National Engineers Week with engineering-specific activities, workshops, and afternoon demonstrations led by MIT students.


February vacation week programs are supported by the Marvin C. '51 and Joanne Grossman Fund.


2015 Feb Fest vacation week programs at the MIT Museum

Mon, 2/16 | Tues, 2/17 | Wed, 2/18 | Thur, 2/19 | Fri, 2/20 | Sat, 2/21

Please note: workshop registration will open in January 2015.


Monday, February 16

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Workshop - Visualizing Science

Test your observation skills with artifacts from MIT research labs as you explore microscopy, biological engineering, nanoscience, and nanotechology research at MIT. For students in grades 6-12.

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Workshop - Visualizing Science

Test your observation skills with artifacts from MIT research labs as you explore microscopy, biological engineering, nanoscience, and nanotechology research at MIT. For students in grades 6-12.


Tuesday, February 17

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Workshop - Make to Move

Be inspired by Arthur Ganson's kinetic works! Find your own inner artist + engineer by creating your own moving sculpture. For students in grades 6-12.

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Workshop - Make to Move

Be inspired by Arthur Ganson's kinetic works! Find your own inner artist + engineer by creating your own moving sculpture. For students in grades 6-12.


Wednesday, February 18

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Workshop - Physics & Photography

Make waves, explore magnetism, and try your hand at strobe photography. This workshop features the work of Berenice Abbott and Doc Edgerton. For students in grades 6-12.

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Workshop - Physics & Photography

Make waves, explore magnetism, and try your hand at strobe photography. This workshop features the work of Berenice Abbott and Doc Edgerton. For students in grades 6-12.


Thursday, February 19

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Workshop - Hello Holography!

Learn about the science behind 3D imagery as you explore the properties of light and the MIT Museum's captivating holography exhibition. For students in grades 6-12.

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Workshop - Hello Holography!

Learn about the science behind 3D imagery as you explore the properties of light and the MIT Museum's captivating holography exhibition. For students in grades 6-12.


Friday, February 20

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Workshop - Introduction to Robotics

Learn to program a LEGO Mindstorms robot and take a tour of the Robots & Beyond exhibition with a Museum educator. For students in grades 6-12.

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Workshop - Gel Transfers

Take your digital photographs from the computer screen to the artist's canvas! Hosted by the MIT Student Art Association.

Please bring your own digital camera or smartphone

 


Saturday, February 21

Photography Fair!

 


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