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Grades 5-12: Registration Opens Oct. 23 for Clark University’s Splash, Nov. 19

Registration will open on October 23 for Clark University’s Fall Splash — a one-day program offering many dozens of classes for students in Grades 5-12, to be held November 19, 10AM-5PM, on the Clark campus (950 Main St., Worcester).  The classes are taught … Continue reading

Register by Oct. 25 for STEM Pathways High-School Training in Synthetic Biology, Nov. 4

STEM Pathways — a Boston University/MIT outreach program for synthetic biology — will offer a one-day training session for high-school students (ages 15+) on November 4, 10AM-4PM, at Boston University.  Students will learn about fundamental synthetic biology tools and concepts like … Continue reading

High-School Students: Register Now for Boston College Splash, Nov. 5

Boston College will hold BC Splash on Sunday, November 5.  Splash is a one-day, student-run program in which undergraduates and graduate students teach mini-courses for high-school students.  Running in parallel is the Parent Program for parents to talk with financial advisers, admissions directors, … Continue reading

High-School Students: Register by Oct. 27 for MIT Splash, Nov. 18-19

MIT’s Splash program runs each year on the weekend before Thanksgiving — this year, on November 18-19 (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 in walk-in activities.  BostonTechMom … Continue reading

Grades 7-8: Register Now for WPI STEM Saturdays, Nov.-Apr.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute offers a series of STEM Saturdays for middle-school students to work with WPI faculty and students to explore STEM topics in a hands-on, team-based environment. In parallel, parents/guardians and mentors attend sessions on how to best support … Continue reading

Studio of Engaging Math: Halloween Math Hunt & Open House, Oct. 29

The Studio of Engaging Math will host a Halloween Math Hunt and Open House on October 29, 10AM-1PM at 320 Washington St, Ste 301, in Brighton. Kids 4 to 14 years old and their parents are invited to play games of … Continue reading

MIT Museum Celebrates Girls Day with ‘Physics Matters!’ Event, Nov. 4

On November 4, 10AM-5PM, the MIT Museum will hold its twice-yearly event, Girls Day, celebrating women in STEM. It’s designed to encourage girls (and boys) ages 10+ (but all are welcome!) to explore, build, create, and investigate with MIT faculty, … Continue reading

Computer Science Teachers Association Regional Conference, Oct. 28

The New England Regional Conference of the Computer Science Teachers Association will be held October 28, 7:30AM-3PM at UMass Lowell (Olsen Hall, 198 Riverside Street, Lowell) with the theme, “Working Together to Strengthen K-12 Computer Science..  Registration includes lunch and is … Continue reading

NNHS Science Team Raises Funds by Raking Your Leaves

The Newton North HS Science Team will rake your leaves to raise funds to pay for its competition fees, supplies, and travel.  Contact team vice president Ethan Gahm at to discuss time and price.  Help the team and get a clean lawn!

Grades 7-12: Register for Brandeis Splash!, Nov. 11

Brandeis University’s Splash free program of one-day mini-courses for students in Grades 7-12 will be held on November 11, Noon-5PM. Register here by November 8 to see the courses offered. For more information, email