Become a space biology pioneer! Solve a real-world challenge in space exploration.

Solve a real-world challenge in space exploration. Calling on students in grades 7 through 12 to design DNA experiments that address a challenge in space exploration! If you’ve ever wondered how we might use biology to transform new worlds, Genes in Space is for you. Our contest is currently open – and the winning experiment actually goes to space! Check out for more information on how to enter.
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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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