Outreach

Cambridge Science Festival

  • www.cambridgesciencefestival.org
  • The Cambridge Science Festival is an annual 10-day celebration of science, technology, engineering, art, and math in the Cambridge/Boston area, which aims to excite and inspire K-12 students, the general public, and the science community. The Festival's collaborators include the MIT Museum, Harvard University, the City of Cambridge, Cambridge Public Schools, Cambridge Public Library, and the Museum of Science. In 2013 and 2014, the Biodesign Lab showcased its research at the Robot Zoo as part of the Science Carnival event, with various soft robots for visitors to play with and actuate.

USA Science and Engineering Festival

  • http://www.usasciencefestival.org/
  • Held every two years, the mission of the USASEF is “to re-invigorate the interest of our nation's youth in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by producing and presenting the most compelling, exciting, educational and entertaining science festival in the United States.” Along with other Wyss labs, the Biodesign Lab has displayed its bio-inspired research at USASEF.