SHOWCASE

30 Days of Electric Eel Facts

About:
Miguel is an electric eel capable of generating over 800 volts of electricity with his body. He’s also a bit of a Twitter celebrity. Read how he triggers tweets with the electricity produced by his own body, right here, all from the comfort of his tank at the Tennessee Aquarium.

Every day in April, Miguel will tweet a fun, fascinating fact about electric eels and their kin (knifefish). Follow along to learn something new every day, for 30 Days of Science!

About the
Festival

Cambridge Science Festival, the first of its kind in the United States, is a madcap celebration of science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM). A multifaceted, multicultural event, the Festival makes science accessible, interactive, and fun, highlighting the impact of STEAM in all our lives.

For the 2021 Festival, we will host a month-long celebration of STEAM in our community with an overarching theme of gratitude and appreciation. During the month of April 2021, we will showcase creative digital and virtual entries from our rich STEAM community.

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