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MIT Reality Hack: Public Expo of AR/VR Projects, Jan. 20

After a week of hard work in Artificial Reality and Virtual Reality Projects, teams at MIT Reality Hack will show off their work at the MIT Reality Hack Public Expo, January 20, 2-4:30PM, at MIT’s Ray and Maria Stata Center … Continue reading

iCode: One-Day Minecraft Camp, Jan. 20

iCode (73 Central Street in Wellesley) will offer one-day Minecraft camp on January 20, 8:30AM-3:30PM. It will include gaming, coding, modding, and an introduction to the Augmented Reality version of Minecraft. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. For more … Continue reading

Mass. Life Sciences Center: Year-Round Internships for College Students and Graduates

The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center is facilitating and funding year-round, paid internships for Massachusetts college students and recent graduates through its Internship Challenge, creating over 550 opportunities each year in life sciences companies and academic research. There is no application deadline … Continue reading

Prepare for Math Kangaroo Competition at CSRecitations

CSRecititations (45 Michigan Drive in Natick) will host the Math Kangaroo International Math Competition in March and will hold a one-day practice workshop for it on February 22, with separate sessions for Grades 1-2, 3-4, and 5-6 to help build … Continue reading

Genes in Space: Contest for Grades 7-12, Experimental Designs Due Apr. 19

Genes in Space invites students in Grades 7-12 to a contest to design DNA experiments for space, working alone or in teams up to four students. Five finalist teams will receive mentoring by Harvard/MIT scientists and present at the International … Continue reading

MIT K-12 MakerLab Newsletter

The MIT K12 MakerLab has launched a newsletter to help K-12 educators in all fields develop fun and effective Maker experiences for their students. Sign up here.

Boston Tech Mom: Summer STEM Programs at Mass. Universities

Boston Tech Mom has compiled a great list of summer STEM programs offered by colleges and universities in Massachusetts.

Science Club for Girls: Catalyst Awards, Apr. 1

Science Club for Girls will hold its annual Catalyst Awards celebration on April 1 at the Broad Institute in Cambridge to honor outstanding leadership in its mission to spark excitement, confidence, and literacy in STEM for girls and young women … Continue reading

Empow Studios: Another Week of Free Workshops

Empow Studios will offer free workshops at its Newton location to invite kids and their parents to get a sense of Empow’s STEM clubs and classes. Register with these links: Animatronics with LEGO EV3 Robotics:  January 21, 5:30-6:30PM, Grades 2-8 Arduino … Continue reading

“e” Inc. Activity Night: Catapults, Jan. 16

“e” inc. — Boston’s environment science learning and action center — hosts Activity Nights for ages 5-7 on the third Thursday of each month, 6PM-7:30PM. On January 16, the theme will be Catapults. Cost of $5 includes activities, art projects, and a snack.