What can robots teach us about fish? Plenty, according to NYU Polytech professor Maurizio Porfiri, who engineers robotic animals and showed apprentices how it’s done. Using a design program and a 3-D printer, kids got to create their own robotic fish. Professor Porfiri also led a tour through his lab to explain how these engineering marvels are used in science experiments with real fish.
Ages: 6th-8th grade.
This event is supported by the Bezos Family Foundation.