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The Cambridge Science Festival Guide is now live! MIT Sea Grant will be hosting activities and tours September 26 and October 1, along with dozens of other groups and organizations. >>View the full Festival Guide

9/26: Sea Life and Sea Perch – Come and Tour MIT Sea Grant!

Cambridge Science Festival – In the Neighborhood
Tuesday, September 26, 2023 from 2-5pm
12 Emily St, Suite 1, Cambridge, MA
No reservation required / Family friendly

MIT Sea Grant Marine Biology and Robotics Labs will be hosting tours of our facilities and hands-on activities, including driving a Sea Perch ROV as well as microscopes with local marine life and a touch tank with live animals to interact with!

10/1: DIY Underwater Robots for Fun and Climate Science with MIT Sea Grant

Kendall/MIT Open Space – 292 Main Street, Cambridge, MA
Sunday, October 1, 2023 from 12-4pm
Cambridge Science Festival – Carnival
No reservation required / Family friendly

Meet SeaPerch II, a DIY underwater robot that can also take data on water quality! Stop by the MIT Sea Grant booth for interactive demonstrations of the sensors and grippers, an illustration of the ways in which climate change is affecting the marine environment, and an underwater robotic challenge where you control the robots! More information and build guides at