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Grades 7-12: Sign Up for Brandeis Splash!, Nov. 12

Students in Grades 7-12 are invited to sign up for Brandeis University Splash! — a day of engaging courses taught by Brandeis undergraduates.  This year Splash! will be held on Saturday, November 12, from noon to 5PM on the Brandeis campus … Continue reading

High-School Students: Register by Oct. 28 for MIT Splash, Nov. 19-20

MIT’s Splash program runs each year on the weekend before Thanksgiving — this year, on November 19-20 (10AM-9PM on Saturday, and 9AM-6PM on Sunday).  Splash gives students in Grades 9-12 the opportunity to take a wide range of over mini-courses and participate … Continue reading

Einstein’s Workshop: Saturday Classes in Newton Centre

Einstein’s Workshop in Lexington recently started offering weekly classes on Saturdays in Newton Centre (Davis Hall, Andover Newton Theological Seminary, 210 Herrick Road). The first round of classes will run November 5 through December 17.  In a kick-off promotion, if you mention … Continue reading

Benefit for “e” Inc.’s New ‘Environment Science Discovery’ Museum, Nov. 9

All are invited to Shakin’ for Science, a benefit for “e” Inc.’s new Environment Science Discovery & Action Museum, opening in Charlestown in January.  The fundraiser will be held at the museum (114  116th Street, Suite 1030, Charlestown Navy Yard) on … Continue reading

Register for Northeastern’s Building Bridges Program for High-School Students, Dec. 9

Northeastern University’s Building Bridges program, for high-school students interested in engineering, will take place December 9, 8:30AM-3PM, in the university’s Curry Center Ballroom.  It’s an opportunity to explore Northeastern’s engineering program, participate in engineering challenges, and learn about education and … Continue reading

Tufts CEEO 20th Anniversary Celebration, Oct. 23

Tufts University’s Center for Engineering Education and Outreach will hold its 20th anniversary celebration on October 23 with hands-on making, food robots, and novel engineering. Tours and Maker Time, 3-5PM at 200 Boston Avenue, Medford 20th Anniversary Reception, 5-8PM at 51 Winthrop Street … Continue reading

BostonTechMom: How to Start a ‘Girls Who Code’ Club

So many parents and students are looking for opportunities to learn about programming and introductory computer science, and the Girls Who Code clubs at the Newton Free Library fill up quickly.  BostonTechMom has stepped forward with step-by-step instructions to alleviate … Continue reading

Elms College Offers STEM Scholarships for Fall 2017 Transfers

Elms College in Chicopee is offering NSF-funded STEM scholarships for transfer students entering in the Fall of 2017 to major in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Computer Information Technology.  Apply online with a one-page essay by March 1.  For more information, complete the … Continue reading

WPI STEM Saturdays for Grades 6-8 — Waitlist Available

Worcester Polytechnic Institute offers students in Grades 6-8 a program of STEM Saturdays to inspire and enable exploration of STEM academics and careers.  This school year they will be held 8:45AM-Noon on these Saturdays:  November 19, December 3, January 28, February 18, March 18, and April … Continue reading

Current and Aspiring Geoscience Teachers to Meet in Cambridge, Nov. 5

Current and aspiring teachers of geoscience are invited to the annual meeting of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers New England Section on November 5, 10AM-Noon at the Harvard Museum of Natural History in Cambridge.  Museum entrance fees apply.  For more … Continue reading