Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts make up New England. Cambridge, MA is in the heart of the region, right next to Boston. The MIT Museum in Cambridge exhibits MIT scientists' work, including Arthur Ganson's gestural sculptures. Elly, John, Nick, and Linnea visit the Museum to get ideas for building their own sculptures for MIT's Friday After Thanksgiving Chain Reaction challenge.
In the Scientist Profile, meet Cynthia Breazeal: a robotics expert who is interested in how to make robots exhibit human emotion. She introduces DragonflyTV to a new "anthropomorphic" robot called Leonardo, who has loads of personality...and a room full of toys!
A science secret in Boston reveals the innovative ways this city has grown. Can you guess how Boston has coped with its increasing population? Give us you answer in the Whiz Quiz, just to the right on this page.