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‘Think Big’ STEM Inspiration/Networking Event for Grades 6-12, Mar. 3

The Newton Free Library, in partnership with the John M. Barry Boys & Girls Club and NewtonSTEM, will host Think Big at the Library on March 3, 2PM-4PM.  It’s a free event for students in Grades 6-12 to meet and talk in … Continue reading

‘Dream Big’ — Inspiring STEM Film at WPI, Feb. 20

Worcester Polytechnic Institute will offer a free showing of the new STEM film, Dream Big, on February 20 at 4:30PM.  This film presents surprising human stories of some of the most exciting inventions and structures across the world — life-saving, … Continue reading

Boston Museum of Science Programs for February Vacation

Boston’s Museum of Science offers these experiences for February school-vacation week: Extended Hours:  9AM-7PM through Saturday, February 24 (and until 9PM on Fridays, as usual). Dream Big: Engineering Our World IMAX Film:  The Museum will offer free screenings of Dream Big at … Continue reading

MIT Museum’s Citizen Science Fair, Feb. 24

The MIT Museum will hold its Citizen Science Fair on February 24, 1-4PM, during which students and adults can meet with researchers from many local organizations to learn how they can participate in “citizen science” research projects.   This form of crowd-sourced … Continue reading

Bigelow’s Mary Buttiglieri in Massachusetts Hall of Fame for Science Educators

Congratulations to Bigelow Middle School science teacher Mary Buttiglieri, who is one of three educators statewide inducted into the Massachusetts Hall of Fame for Science Educators this year. As noted in the Newton TAB, achievements of this inspired and inspiring teacher … Continue reading

Empow Studios to Open a New Studio in Newton this Spring

Empow Studios will open a new STEM Enrichment Studio in Newton this spring for its summer-camp, after-school, and weekend programs. It will be located at 180 Needham Street, across from the Newton Nexus Mall. Camps include Tech & Design, Minecraft, … Continue reading

Register for Tufts CEEO Spring Design & Engineering Workshops

Registration is open for spring-semester Design and Engineering workshops at Tuft’s Center for Engineering Education and Outreach (CEEO), on weekends and after school.  Register ASAP, using the links below, as space is limited and will be assigned as paid registrations are received. Weekend Workshops Galaxy … Continue reading

Einstein’s Workshop Offers Summer Programs at Zervas

Einstein’s Workshop will offer the following summer-camp programs at Zervas Elementary School, in half-day, full-day, and/or extended-day sessions: Grades K-1 Intro to Electronics: Fun with Circuits:  July 16, August 13 Treasure Hunters!:  July 30 Young Inventors Squad:  July 9, August 6 … Continue reading

Sign Up by Feb. 13 for MIT’s Spring HSSP, Saturdays, Grades 7-12

MIT’s Spring HSSP is a six-week academic program for Grades 7-12, held at MIT on Saturdays, February 24 to April 7 (except March 17), noon to 3PM.  All online registrations completed by February 13 will be considered equally in the course-assignment lottery, and registrations after that will be taken first-come/first-served until February … Continue reading

A Few Places Remain for STEM Pathways Mini-Jamboree for High School and College Students, Feb. 17

STEM Pathways — a Boston University/MIT outreach program for synthetic biology — will host its annual Mini-Jamboree on Saturday, February 17 , 9:30AM-4PM on the BU campus, to expose high school and undergraduate students — particularly those from underrepresented communities — to synthetic biology, international competition, … Continue reading