Visualizing Science: Abalone, Brass Rats, and Computer Chips (middle and high school)

visualizing science Class: Visualizing Science: Abalone, Brass Rats, and Computer Chips (middle and high school) Grades 6+

Description: See the world in a new way! Students use a range of technologies to build observation skills and explore objects from the MIT Museum collections and on-campus research labs. This hands-on microscopy workshop includes a brief gallery tour and an introduction to nanoscience research at MIT. Find out how different groups are using nanotechnology to solve real-world problems in science and engineering.

Date: Monday, October 6, 2014

Time: 2:00 – 3:30

Location:   MIT Museum -Building N51   265 Massachusetts Avenue   Cambridge, MA 02139

Price: $12.00 + $0.67 PayPal fee

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Travel Tips: Parking options, you may reserve parking beforehand to know you have a spot for $20. The lot nearby is $20 but small and not guaranteed. Also available is metered parking which is obviously first come first serve. I have been told that you will be ticketed if you park at a meter for more than two hours, after two hours you need to change spaces.

Materials Needed: none

Age: This activity is appropriate for grades 6-10, the MIT museum does not teach classes to children before 6th grade. Children are expected to have skills equivalent to this grade level.

Additional Activities: I have scheduled a Grungy groundwater class at the Edgerton Center. It will be scheduled from 10:00 am -1:00 pm the same day as this class. Once I confirm the date, you sign up for that class here.

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