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Think Big! Grades 6-12 — STEM Mentors & Ice Cream Social! Oct. 26

Middle- and high-school students are invited to Think Big! at the the Newton Free Library on Saturday, October 26, 2PM-4PM, to meet local STEM professionals and talk informally (over ice cream from Cabots!) about challenges, satisfactions, and career paths in the wide … Continue reading

Grades 9-12: Registration Open for Northeastern Splash, Nov. 9 & 16

Each fall, NEPTUN (a Northeastern University student group) hosts Splash! (Waterfall), a free program for high-school students to take mini-classes led by Northeastern undergraduate and graduate students.  This year it will be held on two consecutive Saturdays, November 9 & 16, 9AM-4:30PM, in Ryder … Continue reading

Register for Clark University’s Fall Splash, Grades 5-12, Nov. 10

Clark University’s Fall Splash — a one-day, free program offering 29 classes for students in Grades 5-12 — will be held November 10, 10AM-5PM on the Clark campus (950 Main St., Worcester). Students should register as soon as possible because classes fill up.  The day is free, … Continue reading

Grades 6-12: Register for Brandeis Splash!, Nov. 16

Brandeis University’s Splash free program of one-day mini-courses for students in Grades 6-12 will be held on November 16, Noon-5PM on the Brandeis campus. View the course catalog and  register here. Bring or purchase your lunch on campus. For more information, … Continue reading

Sci-Tech Amateur Radio Society: How Radio Waves Emanate from an Antenna, Oct. 15

For its weekly meeting on October 15, the Sci-Tech Amateur Radio Society at New England Sci-Tech (16 Tech Circle, Natick) will present Tim Duffy of DX Engineering speaking about How Radio Waves Emanate from an Antenna. The meeting starts at … Continue reading

MIT AgeLab OMEGA Summit for High School Students, Oct. 19

MIT AgeLab will host its annual OMEGA Summit for Grades 9-12 on the MIT campus on October 19, 10AM-2PM. Register here by October 15. OMEGA (Opportunities for Multigenerational Exchange, Growth, and Action) supports student programs and clubs that connect high … Continue reading

Mass. STEM Week, Oct. 21-25

Massachusetts STEM Week will be held October 21-25 (and the weekends before and after), with a full schedule of events — including Newton’s Think Big! STEAM Mentor Ice Cream Social. The STEM Week theme for this year is “See Yourself … Continue reading

High-School Students: Register Now for Boston College Splash, Nov. 3

Boston College will hold BC Splash on Sunday, November 3, 10AM-4PM.  Splash is a one-day, student-run program in which undergraduates and graduate students teach mini-courses for students in Grades 7-12. There will be a parallel Parent Program about admissions and financial aid, sample splash … Continue reading

Seeking a Few More STEM Mentors for Think Big!, Oct. 26

Are you a STEM professional interested in inspiring teens about careers in STEM? On October 26, 2PM-4PM, the Newton Free Library, NewtonSTEM, and the John M. Barry Boys & Girls Club will host our fourth Think Big! event — an … Continue reading

MassRobotics 3rd Annual Robot Block Party, Oct. 20

To celebrate Massachusetts STEM Week, MassRobotics will host its third annual Robot Block Party, free and open to the public on October 20, 11AM-4PM in Boston’s Seaport Innovation District (Drydock Avenue, Boston). No registration necessary to attend.  If interested in … Continue reading