Explore the world of fluorescence!

Fluorescence is an important biotech tool, but it’s not limited to the lab – fluorescence is all around us! Come learn how you can explore the world of fluorescence at home. Discover why highlighters appear so bright and learn about fluorescence wavelengths. Use fluorescence to explore how chlorophyll helps plants make food. And discover which items in your house are fluorescent! Watch our demo videos to learn about fluorescence – what it is, how it’s used in important biotech experiments, and how you can use it to learn more about biology!
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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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