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Newton Free Library Talk: Searching for Exoplanets, June 24

On June 24 at 7PM, the Newton Free Library will host From the Moon Landing to Exoplanets: Searching for New Worlds around Our Closest Stellar Neighbors. MIT Torres Postdoctoral Fellow Jennifer Burt will speak about the history of exoplanet exploration, … Continue reading

General Assembly Panel: Female Leaders in Data Science, June 25

General Assembly (125 Summer Street, Boston) will host a free panel discussion on June 25 , 6:30-8:30PM, with five local female leaders in data science talking about business success stories, using data science in problem solving, and insights about careers. … Continue reading

Beyond the Books! Life in the Lab: Workshop for Ages 6-8, June 30

CuSTEMized and The Innovation Institute (TI2) will co-host Beyond the books! Life in the Lab, a hands-on STEM education event on June 30, 1:30PM-3:30PM. Open to all students and families, it’s particularly recommended for ages 6-8 and designed to be … Continue reading

‘Science & Us’ Makeathon at MIT, Aug. 17

Science & Us will host its third Makeathon — at MIT on August 17, 9AM-5PM — for middle- and high-school students from any school. Students will create their own STEM communications projects to explain a STEM topic of their choosing … Continue reading

New Programs at New England Sci-Tech in Natick

New England Sci-Tech — a non-profit STEM education center and maker space on the Natick/Wellesley line (16 Tech Circle in Natick) — has new summer workshops, clubs, and events: Summer workshops for students entering Grades 4-9:  Amateur Radio, Laser Cutting, Accouting and Algebra … Continue reading

iCode Wellesley: STEAM Day, June 23

iCode School of Wellesley will host its STEAM Day open house on June 23, 10AM-4PM, at its new location at 73 Central Street in Wellesley. Space is limited, so register here for this free event full of games, activities, competitions, … Continue reading

Empow Studios: AI and Ethics, June 24-28

Empow Studios, with graduate students from MIT’s Media Lab, is offering students entering Grades 5-9 a one-week summer workshop exploring Artificial Intelligence and Ethics, June 24-28. Students will learn about AI and its strengths and weaknesses while participating in problem-solving … Continue reading

“e” Inc. Activity Night: Rainforest in a Bottle, June 20

“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 June 20, the theme will be Rainforest in a Bottle, and kids will make their own … Continue reading

Highland Street Foundation: Free Fun Fridays at Museums This Summer

The Highland Street Foundation is once again hosting Free Fun Fridays, during which it provides support to about 100 selected museums and cultural venues open to everyone for free on specified Fridays. Here are the STEM-oriented Free Fun Fridays on the schedule this … Continue reading

Free Lectures at New England Aquarium: Next, July 18

The New England Aquarium hosts a series of free, public lectures, sponsored by the Lowell Institute. Register at the following link for the next lecture:  July 18, 7-8PM: How to Be a Good Creature, by Sy Montgomery, author of Soul … Continue reading