December 2018


Why does pizza crust have holes? How does cheese form from milk? How do you break down food into the fuel your body needs? What makes pizza dough stretchy?


Join us at the 2018 Harvard Holiday Science Lecture as we observe, touch, taste, and explore some of your favorite foods. Kids, families, students, teachers and the curious are welcome! You will discover the physics, chemistry and biology of cheese and bread, look at them under a microscope, make a simple cheese (yum!), and learn about digestion (yuck!). Using live experiments and interactive demonstrations with children from the audience, we will investigate the wonders of pizza. Come and be a scientist with us!

Sunday, December 9, 2018

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
OR 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm 


Harvard University 
Science Center Lecture Hall B
1 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 

Click here for map. 

Please note that there is a road race from 9:30-10:30 am in the area. Please plan accordingly as traffic delays are expected. Click here for more information. 


Free and Open to the Public 

Click here to pre-register for guaranteed seating.


Click here to download the flyer.

*Recommended for ages 7 and up