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Acera Summer STEAM Program in Winchester: Variety of One-Week Sessions, Ages 7-14

The Acera Summer STEAM Camp is run by the Acera School — a non-profit STEAM school for Grades K-8 in Winchester.  The Summer STEAM Camp runs June 13 to August 27, 9AM-4PM, with extended time 8-9AM and 4-6PM.  You can … Continue reading

Register Now for One-Week Summer STEM Program in Weymouth for Middle-School Girls, July 18-22

The South Shore branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), in partnership with the Weymouth Public Schools, will host Envision the Future, a one-week summer STEM program for girls entering Grades 6-9.  It’s a commuter (non-residential) program and … Continue reading

Arduino Robot Workshop at You-Do-It Electronics, June 29

Kevin Osborn will teach an Arduino Robot workshop at You-Do-It Electronics on June 29, 6-8PM.  The cost of $99 includes the robot that you will build and get to take home. Register by emailing with “Arduino Robot Workshop” in the subject, … Continue reading

LigerBots Finish First — and Second — in Beantown Blitz

Yesterday, the LigerBots entered two robots — their competition robot and their backup robot — in the Beantown Blitz, a greater-Boston, post-season competition hosted annually by the Northeastern University Nutrons.  This year it was held at Revere High School.  Both Ligerbots robots … Continue reading

Tufts CEEO: Girls Design & Engineering Workshop Open to Grade 3

Tuft’s Center for Engineering Education and Outreach (CEEO) has extended the age range for its Girls Design and Engineering Workshop, originally for Grades 4-7, to include girls entering Grade 3.  It will be held July 18-22 for girls to explore electronics, human factors, 3D printing, programming, robotics, and … Continue reading

Newton Free Library: STEAM Expo, July 16

The Newton Free Library will host its third annual STEAM Expo on Saturday, July 16, 1-4PM.  It’s an interactive gathering of  tech enthusiasts, traditional crafters, artists, musicians, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, and students.  There will be 17 exhibitors in the … Continue reading

LigerBots Present an Introduction to FIRST Lego League, June 22

The Newton LigerBots will host an introductory meeting about FIRST Lego League (FLL) on Wednesday, June 22, 7-9PM at Newton North High School’s Film Lecture Hall (inside the main entrance at Tiger Drive — 457 Walnut Street).  FLL enables teams of students in Grades … Continue reading

Jane Street ‘Women in STEM’ NYC Recruiting Event, July 31-Aug. 2

Jane Street Capital — a quantitative trading firm — will host its fourth annual Women in STEM event  July 31-August 2, inviting selected women between senior year of high-school and freshman year of college to learn about the firm and … Continue reading

Workshops in Space Exploration (WiSE) at Tufts in July

Science educators and enthusiasts are invited to attend any of a series of Workshops in Space Exploration (WiSE) at Tufts University (directions): July 11, 12, 14, 15:  Exploring the Solar System July 18, 19, 21, 22:  Exploring the Milky Way July … Continue reading

MIT EurekaFest Celebrates InvenTeams, June 17-18

EurekaFest is a two-day celebration of invention and engineering sponsored by the Lemelson-MIT Program and highlighting the results of selected high-school InvenTeams from across the country.  (Newton North HS participated in 2013.) June 17 at MIT Stata Center (32 Vassar Street, Cambridge).  Register … Continue reading