Discover the power of design in connecting advances in science, technology, engineering, and math. Cooper Hewitt’s latest exhibition, Nature—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial, showcases the groundbreaking ways designers are engaging with nature. In this program, educators will tour the exhibition and work with Dr. Max Liboiron, creator of BabyLegs, a marine plastics monitoring technology that can be used to test levels of micro plastics in various bodies of water.
Educators will create and test a BabyLegs prototype.
In the afternoon, the group will meet at Hudson River Park at Pier 84.
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Nature—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial is made possible by support from The Ainslie Foundation. Additional support is provided by Amita and Purnendu Chatterjee, the August Heckscher Exhibition Fund, the Esme Usdan Exhibition Endowment Fund, and the Creative Industries Fund NL.
Funding is also provided by the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York as part of the Dutch Culture USA program, and by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.