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‘March for Science – Boston’ Inspires Engagement

There must be thousands of photos and videos online of the thousands of people attending the March for Science – Boston yesterday, in concert with many, many more people in similar marches around the world that day.  In Boston, MIT Media Lab … Continue reading

Register for Science on Saturday (Sound of Science) at MIT Lincoln Labs, May 20

Registration is now open for two Saturday-morning sessions of Science on Saturday, on May 20 at MIT’s Lincoln Laboratory (244 Wood Street in Lexington).   The topic will be The Sound of Science.  All children (5-17 years) must be escorted by an adult, and … Continue reading

Russian School of Math: Spring Math Carnival, Apr. 29

The Russian School of Math will host its Spring Math Carnival on April 29, 5-8PM — free and open to the public — at its headquarters (200 Wells Avenue, Newton). It will feature games, exhibit booths, math puzzles, and math … Continue reading

Edge on Science: Summer Engineering Program for Ages 9-14

Edge on Science offers these summer programs for budding scientists and engineers at Regis College in Weston and Gann Academy in Waltham: Hydraulics Makerspace (ages 8.8-14): July 5-7 at Regis Bridge Building (ages 9.8-14):  July 17-21 at Regis Galileo’s Astronomy (ages … Continue reading

“e” Inc.’s Summer Science Discovery Program

“e” inc.’s Summer Science Discovery Program offers two one-week sessions at the end of the summer for ages 6-12 at the Discovery and Action Center on the Harborwalk in the Charlestown Navy Yard: August 21-25:  Monkeyin’ Around August 28-Sept. 1: Luv … Continue reading

Boston Leadership Institute: Summer STEM Programs

The Boston Leadership Institute provides hands-on research experience to outstanding high-school students on the campus of Dana Hall School in Wellesley, Boston’s Longwood Medical Area, and Bentley University/Gann Academy in Waltham. These programs are one-week and three-week summer courses such … Continue reading

Newton Summer Programs for Middle-School Students

The City of Newton has published a web page of summertime resources and opportunities for middle-school students, including a catalog of summer programs for Newton youth in Grades 5-8. STEM-related programs include Emagination Computer Camps, Environmental Science Program, The Innovation Institute, … Continue reading

Mass. State Science & Engineering Fair Showcase at MIT, May 6

On May 6, 12:30-3PM, the Massachusetts State Science and Engineering Fair will showcase more than more than 300 of the “best of the best” high-school science fair research and design projects from across the state, at the Johnson Athletics Center … Continue reading

Judges Needed for Technovation Showcase, May 13

The MassTLC Education Foundation is sponsoring the Technovation Showcase and Pitch competition in Boston on May 13, 10AM-3:30PM at Wentworth Institute of Technology.  It’s a competition among teams of girls ages 10-18 pitching business plans for mobile apps they have built to solve … Continue reading

BU Codebreakers Summer Program for Girls in Grades 9-10

Boston University is hosting CODEBREAKERS, a new four-week non-residential summer program for girls in the greater Boston area who are currently in Grades 9-10 and interested in learning the fundamentals of cyber-security as it relates to forensics, law, and computer programming. The … Continue reading