It's through sciences such as physics, chemistry, biology, and math that we understand the universe and how it works. Tour our X-ray observatory and many other labs. Peruse the astronomy open house and see the moon like you never have before. Participate in physics experiments. Watch molecules in action. Discover the connection between origami and math as you craft your own origami figure.

10:00am - 11:00am High tech show and tell presentationsKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 3:00pm Physics demonstration exhibitKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 1:00pm Digital mapping tools introduced by MIT GIS servicesKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 12:00pm A walk through time – 4.6 billion years of earth history
11:00am - 12:00pm From disorder to order: how a mathematician sees life and workKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 12:00pm Talk on the history of the Department of Chemistry by Dietmar Seyferth
11:00am - 1:30pm Startup showcase
11:00am - 3:00pm The great rock roadshowKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 12:00pm Fusion research: Alcator C-Mod tour
11:30am - 12:30pm Plasma and pickles
11:30am - 12:00pm The gravity-defying lapping of a house cat: demonstration and Q & A sessionKid and Family Friendly
12:00pm - 1:30pm Marvelous molecules in playKid and Family Friendly
12:00pm - 2:00pm Solar Viewing With Telescope
12:00pm - 1:00pm It's knot (all) theory!Kid and Family Friendly
12:00pm - 12:30pm Meet MIT authors! Book signing with Sanjoy Mahajan, author of "Street-Fighting Mathematics"
12:30pm - 1:30pm Living sunlight: how plants bring earth to lifeKid and Family Friendly
1:00pm - 2:00pm A walk through time – 4.6 billion years of earth history
1:00pm - 1:30pm Meet MIT authors! Book signing with David Mindell, author of "Digital Apollo: Human and Machine in Spaceflight"
1:00pm - 1:30pm Cryptography
1:00pm - 2:00pm Lottery mathematicsKid and Family Friendly
1:00pm - 1:45pm Three "flavors" of magnetism
1:30pm - 4:00pm Distinguished faculty lectures with chemist Richard Schrock and economists Peter Diamond and Esther Duflo
1:30pm - 2:30pm Fusion research: Alcator C-Mod tour
1:30pm - 2:25pm Why I became a chemist. Prof. Richard Schrock, 2005 Nobel Prize winner
1:30pm - 2:00pm A taste of electricity
2:00pm - 3:00pm Origami and mathKid and Family Friendly
2:00pm - 2:30pm Chemistry of sports
2:00pm - 4:00pm Earth science in the 21st century
2:00pm - 4:00pm Marvelous Molecules in PlayKid and Family Friendly
2:00pm - 2:30pm The gravity-defying lapping of a house cat: demonstration and Q & A sessionKid and Family Friendly
2:45pm - 4:00pm Gender, race, and the complexities of science and technology
3:00pm - 4:00pm Beyond computation: the P vs NP question
3:00pm - 4:00pm Fusion research: Alcator C-Mod tour
3:00pm - 4:00pm High tech show and tell presentationsKid and Family Friendly
3:00pm - 4:00pm Plasma and pickles
3:00pm - 4:00pm A first course in quantum mechanics: Educational Studies Program
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11:00am - 4:00pm A walk through time – 4.6 billion years of earth historyKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 4:00pm Astronomy open house at MIT
11:00am - 4:00pm Bits, electrons, and robotsKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 4:00pm BLOSSOMS: building science, technology, engineering, and math STEM education worldwide
11:00am - 4:00pm Celebrating discovery at MIT: an undergraduate research poster sessionKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 4:00pm Center for Bits and Atoms Digital Fabrication Facility and Fab Lab network
11:00am - 4:00pm Chemistry research displays by graduate studentsKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 4:00pm Compare, don't scoreKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 4:00pm Confronting the climate change challengeKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 4:00pm Cracking up! How rock cracks under stressKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 4:00pm Department of Chemistry poster sessionKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 4:00pm Energy secrets of biofuels and the bodyKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 4:00pm Exploring with the lunar reconnaissance orbiterKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 4:00pm Eye in the sky
11:00am - 4:00pm Get it from the source! Talks with astronomers
11:00am - 4:00pm Hands-on tour of "Junior Lab" in the Department of PhysicsKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 4:00pm Inside the sky: planetarium showsKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 4:00pm Lab tours of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory at MIT
11:00am - 4:00pm Microsystems in actionKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 4:00pm MIT Electronics Research Society (MITERS) Open HouseKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 4:00pm MIT Haystack Observatory: seeing the universe through radio eyes
11:00am - 4:00pm MIT Museum inside outKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 4:00pm MIT OpenCourseWare: unlocking knowledge and empowering mindsKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 4:00pm MIT150 welcome loungeKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 4:00pm Nuclear science and engineering open houseKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 4:00pm Particle and nuclear physics research — physics at the smallest scaleKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 4:00pm Plasma Science and Fusion Center
11:00am - 4:00pm Protect that pillKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 4:00pm Searching for signs of life on MarsKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 4:00pm See the seasKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 4:00pm Terrascope 2013: reducing atmospheric CO2
11:00am - 4:00pm The complex world of hydrophobia
11:00am - 4:00pm The Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) – MIT lead mission to the moonKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 4:00pm The gravity-defying lapping of a house catKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 4:00pm The moon, like you have never seen it beforeKid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 4:00pm Tours of Chandra X-ray Observatory operations control center
11:00am - 4:00pm Walking on water
11:00am - 4:00pm What could a quantum computer do, and how would it work?Kid and Family Friendly
11:00am - 4:00pm William Barton Rogers, geologist and founderKid and Family Friendly
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