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LigerBots Seek More HS Students to be Counselors at Virtual “cAMP” for Elementary Students

Ligerbots cAMP — the virtual summer camp created and run by the LigerBots‘ Awesome Mentoring Project — is underway and is proving to be a blast for both elementary student campers and high-school student teacher/counselors. Subjects range from core subjects … Continue reading

STEM Museums are Reopening …and Continuing Online

Boston-area STEM museums are beginning to reopen, following the COVID-19 safety protocols specified for Phase 3 of the state’s reopening plan, including timed ticketing increased cleaning and sanitation, one-way traffic flows for pedestrians, and reduced capacity. Online events and activities … Continue reading

NSHS Science Team Mentors Middle-School Students

The Newton South HS Science Team — led by captains Frank Liu, David Kim, and Lucy Dutton — is starting an online mentorship program to introduce middle-school students to high-school science. Middle-school students will benefit by filling in gaps in … Continue reading

NewtonHACKS: Hackathon for Beginner Programmers, Grades 6-12, Aug. 29

NewtonHACKS — an organization run by Newton high-school students — will host a free, online hackathon on August 29 for beginner programmers entering Grades 6-12. It’s an all-day event where participants get to collaborate and code to create projects, and … Continue reading

Tufts CEEO In-Person Summer Workshops in Engineering, K-12

Tuft’s Center for Engineering Education and Outreach (CEEO) will hold several in-person, one-week workshops this summer for elementary, middle, and high school students to learn engineering from Tufts University staff and undergraduate students who are researching how best to teach engineering to … Continue reading

Empow Studios: In-Person Camps Start Next Week

Empow Studios will open in-person summer camps next week in several locations, including its Newton studio and Mt. Ida campus, subject of course to any changes in COVID-19 guidelines for reopening. Registration for virtual summer camps is also available, in any case.

WGBH/Museum of Science Online Town Hall: Addressing Community Inequities During COVID-19 Recovery, June 29

Boston’s Museum of Science and WGBH will host a free, online town hall, Addressing Community Inequities During COVID-19 Recovery, on June 29, 5PM. Registration required.

Asteroid Day: Celebrate Virtually with Christa McAuliffe Center, June 30

The Christa McAuliffe Center at Framingham State University will celebrate Asteroid Day on June 30 with at-home activities: 9AM-3PM: Videos, websites, and other at-home activities for kids, including Make a Crater and Incoming!, a 25-minute film. 3PM: The Hunt for Asteroids, … Continue reading

Museum of Science: Ask a NASA Engineer, June 30

Boston’s Museum of Science will host Ask a NASA Engineer! — a free, online discussion with an engineer from NASA’s Artemis program to return humans to the Moon — June 30, 12PM-12:40PM. Registration is required. If you’re not able to … Continue reading

Newton Community Ed: Online Summer Science & Technology Classes

Newton Community Education is offering week-long, online STEM classes for elementary, middle, and high school students. Classes include: 3-D Game Development (Grades 9-12) 3-D Printing, Coding, & Design (Grades 3-5, 6-9) App Inventors (Grades 6-9) Camp Invention: Live Online (Grades … Continue reading