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LigerBots: Onward to the FIRST Robotics World Championships!

This week, the Newton LigerBots will compete against 400 other teams worldwide at the FIRST Robotics World Championships, in Detroit, April 25-28, having qualified for this by winning awards and designing a reliable, effective robot during this season of competitions.  … Continue reading

MIT Summer Engineering Design Workshop: Apply by May 7

Applications are now open for MIT Edgerton Center’s Engineering Design Workshop, July 5-August 3, a hands-on, self-motivated summer program at MIT’s Edgerton Center.  Apply by May 7.  EDW is a non-residential program for rising Grade 9-12 students in the greater Boston area working in small teams to … Continue reading

Bridgewater State University: Summer Science Academy, Grades 6-12

Bridgewater State University will host several one-week sessions of its Summer Science Academy for students entering Grades 6-12 to engage in science classes and hands-on investigation in the BSU Science and Math Center (24 Park Avenue, Bridgewater). Scholarships are available … Continue reading

Teachers: Red Sox to Host STEM Days on May 2 & 30

The Boston Red Sox will host two STEM Days: May 2: Focus on Science, Weather, and Engineering May 30: Focus on NASA and Space Each will have a STEM fair and a panel of speakers, and participants will have a workbook and … Continue reading

Ten Days of the Cambridge Science Festival, Apr. 13-22

The Cambridge Science Festival is the national leader in its field, with over 200 activities and events spanning 10 days, April 13-22, in Cambridge, greater Boston, and beyond. #CambSciFest is too much to keep in your head. You can filter this year’s online schedule of … Continue reading

Watch Online: LigerBots Compete in New England FIRST Championships, Apr. 13-14

If you can’t make it to Boston University to see the LigerBots compete in the New England District Championship at Boston University, April 13-14, you can view the matches online in real time here or here. You can search for LigerBots’ upcoming events in … Continue reading

Free: Solar Science for Families, Apr. 15 in Natick

Edge On Science will host a free event, Solar Science for Families, for ages 7+, on April 15, 2PM-4:30PM, at St. Benedict Elementary School (2 Pleasant Street, South Natick). View the sun safely with a solar telescope and learn about … Continue reading

Symbiotic Earth: How Lynn Margulis Started a Scientific Revolution, at FSU, Apr. 19

Framingham State University will show a free film, Symbiotic Earth: How Lynn Margulis Rocked the Boat and Started a Scientfic Revolution: on April 19 at 4:30PM in FSU’s Dwight Hall Auditorium (map).

Living Space – Teen Science Cafe at MIT Museum, Apr. 21

The MIT Museum (265 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge) will host its next Teen Science Cafe for high-school students on April 21, 6-8:30PM, focused on the search for habitable exoplanets and how we might survive on them.  Admission is free and dinner will be provided.  Seating … Continue reading

WPI STEM Education Center Seeks Two VISTA Volunteers

The STEM Education Center of Worcester Polytechnic Institute will host two AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers in the 2018-19 academic year to focus on STEM education, WPI and the local education community (including Worcester Public Schools and after-school programs). See the job description … Continue reading