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Register for Science on Saturday (Light, Sound & Vibration) at MIT Lincoln Labs, May 18

Registration is now open for the Saturday-morning session of Science on Saturday, on May 18 at 10AM at MIT’s Lincoln Laboratory (244 Wood Street in Lexington).  The topic will be Light, Sound, Vibration, and their Remarkable Relationship, presented by Lincoln Laboratory’s Rob … Continue reading

Mass. State Science & Engineering Fair Showcase and STEM Expo at MIT, May 4

On May 4, 12:30-3PM, the Massachusetts State Science and Engineering Fair will showcase for the public more than more than 300 of the “best of the best” high-school science fair research and design projects from across the state, at the Johnson Athletics … Continue reading

Olin College Spring Expo, May 13 and SCOPE Summit, May 14

Each spring, Olin College of Engineering holds two public events to showcase the work of its students: Olin Spring Exposition, May 13 (10AM-3PM):  First-, second-, and third-year students present their projects in poster sessions, oral presentations, and artistic performances. For information and to … Continue reading

Studio of Engaging Math: Free Trial Classes for Incoming Kindergarteners

The Studio of Engaging Math (320 Washington Street, Brighton) is hosting one-time, free, fun and playful trial classes for those who will be kindergarteners next fall…and their parents. The Studio’s ongoing classes introduce kids to spatial reasoning, number sense, geometry, critical … Continue reading

Grades 9-12: Sign Up by Friday for Harvard Splash!, Apr. 27

The deadline for high-school students to register for Harvard Splash! has been extended until noon on Friday, April 19. Harvard Splash! is a day for high-school students to learn from undergraduates in a wide range of short courses.  It will … Continue reading

Cambridge Science Festival Continues through Apr. 21

The ten-day-long Cambridge Science Festival continues until April 21 with activities throughout Cambridge and greater Boston, with too many events to list here. You can filter their online schedule of events by date, age (family/teens/adults), cost, various tags, venue, day … Continue reading

LigerBots Compete in New England District Championships

The Newton Ligerbots previously qualified for, and competed this weekend at, the FIRST Newton England District Championships at WPI, ranking 34th of 64 teams at the event.  The LigerBots finished the season with an offensive power ranking of 29 out … Continue reading

Robots and Volunteers Make a Successful STEAM Month at Mason-Rice

March was STEAM Month at Mason-Rice Elementary School, much of it concentrated into a very successful STEAM Week that brought 65 parent volunteers into classrooms for interactive presentations and hands-on activities in areas as diverse as human respiration, robots and … Continue reading

New Programs at Empow Studios

Empow Studios is launching two advanced STEM programs this spring: Video Game Development Team:  For teens to collaborate on a single, focused video-game project. Saturdays, 10:30AM- 2PM, April 27-June15. Competitive Robotics:  For  Grades 5-8 to immerse themselves in a friendly, … Continue reading

Apply to be a High-School Intern at Newton Community Farm

Newton Community Farm will again host 20 to 30 high-school interns this summer. These are unpaid positions to learn about organic and community farming in either Farm Operations (Field Crew) or the Education Department. No prior experience is required. Minimum … Continue reading