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February 2016

Weekends: 12 - 4 p.m.

Idea Hub: Hands-on Engineering and Design

Explore topics in design and engineering with artistic circuits, 3D programs, and a variety of other hands-on design and making topics.

Free with Museum admission and appropriate for ages 12 and up. Activities are determined based on staff availability and are subject to change.

Sat., Feb. 6
10 - 11 a.m.
2-6-2016 10:00:00 2-6-2016 11:00:00 15 Science on Saturday: Rockets and Flight Come to this free show to learn about aeronautical and astronautical engineering. Then, enjoy same-day, half-price admission to the MIT Museum. MIT Museum

Science on Saturday: Rockets and Flight

Come to this free show to learn about aeronautical and astronautical engineering. And, enjoy same-day, half-price admission to the MIT Museum.

Free, at MIT's Kresge Auditorium: 48 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

Sat., Feb. 6
1 - 3 p.m.
2-6-2016 13:00:00 2-6-2016 15:00:00 15 Spring Into Science Saturday Come learn about rockets from MIT's award winning Rocket Team. MIT Museum

Spring Into Science Saturday: MIT Rocket Team

Join the MIT Rocket Team to learn about the basics of rocketry and to see how the team puts this into action! We'll have student-built rockets, other rocketry-related experiments, and team members excited to talk about how rockets work.

Free with museum admission.

Fri., Feb. 12
5 - 8 p.m.
2-12-2016 17:00:00 2-12-2016 20:00:00 15 Second Fridays: Building Community In 140 Characters or Less Join us at the MIT Museum as researchers and community leaders share how local issues can turn into national stories through Retweets, Likes and Shares. MIT Museum

Second Fridays: Building Community in 140 Characters or Less

Join us at the MIT Museum as researchers and community leaders share how local issues can turn into national stories through Retweets, Likes and Shares.

Free with Museum admission.

Sat., Feb. 13
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
2-13-2016 11:00:00 2-13-2016 13:00:00 15 Spring Into Science Saturday Join the MIT Undergraduate Chemistry Associationfor a "magic" show! MIT Museum

Spring Into Science Saturday: Club Chem

Join the MIT Undergraduate Chemistry Association for an on-gallery "magic" show!

Free with museum admission.

Mon., Feb. 15 - Sat., Feb. 20: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Feb Fest: How to Build A City in Six Days

During this Massachusetts school vacation week, celebrate National Engineers Week with engineering-specific activities, workshops and demonstrations. This year's theme is all about community: learn what it takes to plan, design and build yours!

Free with Museum admission.

Wed., Feb. 17
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
2-17-2016 18:00:00 2-17-2016 21:00:00 15 Mapapalooza! Take part in the MIT Transportation Club's flagship event and enjoy a showcase of the transportation research carried out at MIT. MIT Museum

Transportation Showcase

Take part in the MIT Transportation Club's flagship event and enjoy a showcase of MIT's transportation research.

Free.

Sat., Feb. 20
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
2-20-2016 13:00:00 2-20-2016 16:00:00 15 Mapapalooza! Spend the afternoon exploring maps through activities, devices, art, and more! MIT Museum

Mapapalooza!

Spend the afternoon exploring maps through activities, devices, art, and more! Join educators from the Boston Public Library's Norman B. Leventhal Map Center and MIT's You are Here Project, and meet the Community Charter School of Cambridge's Robotics Team and map enthusiast Aaron Doucett.

Free with museum admission.

Sat., Feb. 27
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
2-27-2016 11:00:00 2-27-2016 13:00:00 15 Spring Into Science Saturday Come learn about biology with MIT's Biology Undergraduate Student Association. MIT Museum

Spring Into Science Saturday: MIT BUSA

Learn about biology through hands-on experiments with MIT's Biology Undergraduate Student Association.

Free with museum admission.

Mon., Feb. 29

Closed for special event


March 2016

Weekends: 12 - 4 p.m.

Idea Hub: Hands-on Engineering and Design

Explore topics in design and engineering with artistic circuits, 3D programs, and a variety of other hands-on design and making topics.

Free with Museum admission and appropriate for ages 12 and up. Activities are determined based on staff availability and are subject to change.

Sat., March 5
10 - 11 a.m.
3-5-2016 10:00:00 3-5-2016 11:00:00 15 Science on Saturday: Materials with Magical Properties Come to this free show to learn about materials science and engineering. And, enjoy same-day, half-price admission to the MIT Museum. MIT Museum

Science on Saturday: Materials with Magical Properties

Come to this free show to learn about materials science and engineering. And, enjoy same-day, half-price admission to the MIT Museum.

Free, at MIT's Kresge Auditorium: 48 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

Sat., March 5
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
3-5-2016 11:00:00 3-5-2016 15:00:00 15 Girls Day: Formed to Function Explore the fields of design and engineering! MIT Museum

Girls Day: Formed to Function

Explore the fields of design and engineering! Meet women from MIT's Department of Mechanical Engineering and Society of Women Engineers, and try your hand at investigating, building, and testing designs of your own.

Free with Museum admission.

Fri., Mar. 11
5 - 8 p.m.
3-11-2016 17:00:00 3-11-2016 20:00:00 15 Second Fridays: Nautical Night Join us for an evening of nautically-themed science exploring our seven seas. MIT Museum

Second Fridays: Nautical Night

Join us for an evening of nautically-themed science exploring our seven seas. You won't want to miss this oppor-tuna-ty of a lifetime!

Free with Museum admission.


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