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City Hot Zones


Region: Central MA, MetroWest
Level: Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8, Grade 9 - 12
Program type: Field Trip;

Description: Companion Program to CITY SCIENCE: The Science You Live Exhibit

How can people make changes in their homes, neighborhoods, and cities to keep them cooler during the summer months? Do building materials matter in a world where climate is shifting? Put your decision-making skills to the test in this real-world design challenge. Evaluate your design prototype using infrared technology.

Topics: Architecture, Climate Change, Energy, Engineering, Environmental Sustainability

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This is a 45 minute program offered onsite at the museum (pre-registration required).