Get your geek on: World Science Festival lands in Brooklyn
- Mary Frost for Brooklyn Daily Eagle May 31st, 2012
- Source: http://www.brooklyneagle.com/articles/get-your-geek-world-science-festival-lands-brooklyn
BROOKLYN — The World Science Festival geek-fest — promoted as “premier science event in the United States” — takes place in New York City through June 3, and on Saturday two sites in Brooklyn will be packed with interactive science activities, games and performances.
"At Brooklyn Bridge Park, the festival will tilt towards families with a daylong event called “Science-On-Site: Explorations in Brooklyn Bridge Park.” The day culminates with an evening of stargazing — telescopes and food trucks included.
In Downtown Brooklyn, NYU-Poly is transforming Metrotech’s outdoor quad into “Innovation Square” — a high tech playground. Innovation Square will exhibit the latest advancements in robotics, multiplayer gaming and educational technology, and showcase NYU-Poly as a lynchpin of Brooklyn’s “Tech Triangle.”