Saturday, March 31, 2012

Of Bots and Bugs

Janine Benyus will be a guest lecturer in Evolved to Fit: Biomimicry in the Built World
for MIT's Goldstein Lecture Series, April 5th at 6:30pm at MIT Room 10-250.

Janine Benyus, author of Biomimicry : Innovation Inspired by Nature, is President of the The Biomimicry Institute, a non-profit organization whose mission is to naturalize biomimicry in the culture by promoting the transfer of ideas, designs, and strategies from biology to sustainable human systems design. See Benyus's TED Talk here.

Interested in biomimicry? 
Come to the Science Carnival and check out MIT Lincoln Laboratory's booth featuring:  

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Busy busy bees... we're 22 days away.

Hi, folks!  Sorry about the hiatus on the CSF countdown.  Things are really getting crazy with prep for the festival!

Check out our Event Index!  Want to get involved?  Volunteer with us by taking photos at events, spreading the word about the 2012 festival, continuing the CSF countdown here!

A few tidbits:
  • Earth Hour is just around the corner
  • One of our lovely Curiosity Challenge-tackling classes has a website of their entries.  Check it out!
  • Everyone has a question about Climate Change.  What's Your #climatequestion? Submit it today.

If you haven't pre-registered for events yet - here is my current list of the CSF events you need to pre-register for:

Monday, March 12, 2012

Countdown Catch-up: Your Career

At the start of your career?  Looking for a change?  Not sure what’s out there for you?  The Festival’s got you covered. 

Check out these career search events!

Friday, March 9, 2012

Coolest Teacher, Solar Flares, Trebuchets, Oh My

So, one incredibly cool piece of local (teacher) news to share is about Boston Latin School's 8th grade teacher and adviser to BLS Youth CAN (Boston Latin School Youth Climate Action Network).  Not only is BLS Youth CAN participating in the Cambridge Science Festival's Ideas Challenge, they will also be producing a mural for David Breashear's Rivers of Ice symposium for the Festival on Saturday, April 21.  But this isn't about Youth CAN (in this post, anyway).