Science in the City - a program of the Cambridge Science Festival

4/14/20213 years ago

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Join the City of Cambridge as we celebrate the Cambridge Science Festival! In 2021, we are hosting a website and virtual event to celebrate the science behind the work that we do. See below for a list of participating programs, and click through to the online portal or the virtual event to participate!


Participating Departments, Divisions, and Programs

Science in the City Online Portal

  • Agenda for Children & Center for Families
  • Cambridge Arts Council
    Cambridge Bicycle Committee
  • Cambridge Energy Alliance & All In Energy
  • Cambridge Fire Department
  • Cambridge Historical Commission
  • Cambridge Police Department
  • Cambridge Open Data
  • Cambridge Public Health Department: Healthy Eating & Active Living Division
  • Cambridge Water Department
  • Community Development Department: Bicycle Education
  • Community Development Department, Public Health Department, and Public Works: Floodviewer
  • Community Development Department: Safe Routes to School
  • Department of Public Works: Stormwater Management
  • Department of Public Works: Solid Waste
  • STEAM at the Cambridge Public Library
  • STEAM Initiative at the Department of Human Service Programs


Science in the City Virtual Event - April 23, 2021

12:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Register and find out more information here!

  • Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui: Welcome to Science in the City!
  • Cambridge Historical Commission
    • Presentation on the Dewey & Almy Collection by Emily Gonzalez
  • Emergency Communications
    • 9-11 Q&A
  • Cambridge Energy Alliance & All In Energy
    • Learn about how to get a no-cost home energy assessment, clean up your energy bill, and start using 100% renewable electricity.
  • Department of Public Works: Solid Waste Division
    •  Learn about food waste management best practices
  • Community Development Department: Safe Routes to School
    •  Learn about safe walking and biking tips from our CRLS student interns
  • EF Glocal Challenge Winning Team: Faucet Failures
    •  Test out a new video game created by a team of CRLS students, based on the new Charles River Floating Wetland!
  • Cambridge Water Department
    • Q&A with Ranger Tim about wildlife at Fresh Pond
  • Community Development Department: Environmental and Transportation Planning Division
    • The Physics of Bikes!
  • EF Glocal Challenge Winning Team: Aquality 5
    • Learn about flooding in Cambridge from CRLS students

Planning & Coordination

  • City Manager's Office
  • Community Development Department
  • Information Technology Department


For More Information

Contact Jennifer Lawrence at or 617-349-4671.