Science on Saturday

2016 - 2017 programming

10:00 -11:00 a.m. in MIT's Kresge Auditorium (48 Mass. Ave., Cambridge).

Produced by MIT alumnus Todd Rider, and sponsored by the MIT Museum and the Akamai Foundation, Science on Saturday is a free, 60-minute presentation with fun demonstrations in which students can volunteer. Each Saturday morning program is open to all elementary, middle, and high school students, as well as their parents and teachers. Hands-on activity booths will be available to students after the show.

Free. No pre-registration required, but seating is limited; first come, first seated. A parent or adult escort is required for all children under 12.

Parking is available at the West Garage and Albany Street Garage for $7 (payment by credit card only).

Science on Saturday attendees receive half-price, same-day admission to the MIT Museum.

Upcoming Programs:

October 15, 2016

Mad Science

December 3, 2016


February 4, 2017

Your Developing Brain

March 4, 2017


April 1, 2017

How The Internet Works



Dr. Todd H. Rider, Mad Scientist in Residence

Notice regarding consent to be photographed

Attendance at any Science on Saturday event implies consent to photography and/or video recording and their release, publication, or reproduction to be used for news, promotional purposes, and inclusion on web sites. Attendees agree to release MIT and Akamai from any liability connected with the publication of interviews, photographs, computer images, and video recordings.