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NuVu Studio: Saturday Sessions in Cambridge for Ages 4-6

NuVu Studio in Cambridge will offer a series of design sessions for kids 4-6 years old on eight Saturdays this fall, 1-3PM, starting September 17.  Based on a theme of storytelling, sessions focus on coding, motion, mapping, experiments with flight, … Continue reading

BostonTechMom: Tech Events for Kids in September

Just in time for school, the BostonTechMom blog offers its September list of technology-oriented events for kids in the Boston area.

STC Biologics Seeks BS-Level Interns in Cambridge

STC Biologics, a biotechnology company in Cambridge, has internship positions available for BS-level scientists. Candidates should have a B.S. in a science discipline (e.g., biology, biochemistry, bioengineering) and may have experience in any of the following:  Cell culture, Microbiology, ELISA, HPLC, Mass Spec, Bio-engineering, SDS-PAGE, Molecular biology, or Analytical approaches. … Continue reading

Science Club for Girls: Applications Now Open for 2016-17

Registration is now open for the following Science Club for Girls programs, which are located at Pine Manor College in Newton (among other locations in greater Boston): K-5 Science Clubs  (apply) STEMinistas  (apply) Teen Programs  (apply) Applications will be reviewed on … Continue reading

WGBH/PBS Engineering Webinar for Grade 4-12 Teachers, Aug. 24

WGBH and PBS Learning Media will host a webinar for Grade 4-12 teachers on August 24 at 7PM about Engineering and the Design Process.  It will feature these free resources:  PBS Learning Media’s Aerospace Engineering Collection and a Teaching Channel … Continue reading

Youth CITIES: Monthly Mini-Hacks at Cambridge Innovation Center

Youth CITIES hosts Mini-Hack collaborative problem-solving sessions on the second Thursday of each month, 4:30-6PM, at the Cambridge Innovation Center (1 Broadway in Cambridge).  They are open to middle-school, high-school, and college students as well as entrepreneurs, educators, public officials, and other … Continue reading

Destination Imagination: New Videos for This Year’s Challenges

Destination Imagination has released several new videos to introduce the DI challenges for this year.  The ones most focused on STEM are: Early Learning Challenge Engineering Challenge Scientific Challenge Service Learning Challenge Technical Challenge Teams are being formed now for … Continue reading

4 Free HUBweek Medical Seminars, Hosted by STAT, Sept. 27

STAT — a health/medicine news service of Boston Globe Media — will host four free seminars for the public for HUBweek on September 27 at the Ragon Institute (400 Technology Square in Cambridge).  Register for each event via these links: 8:00-9:15AM: … Continue reading

HUBweek’s Girl Hackathon at MassChallenge, Oct. 1

Girls in upper elementary and middle-school grades are invited to form two-person teams for HUBweek’s Girl Hackathon, a two-hour learn-to-code event at MassChallenge (23 Dry Dock Avenue in Boston) on October 1, 10AM-noon.  It’s free and sponsored by The Girl Hackathon, Boston … Continue reading

Last-Minute 70% Discount for ‘Go For Launch’ in Leominster, Aug. 15-17

Higher Orbits is offering a last-minute discount for its three-day program, Go For Launch, for middle-school and high-school students in Leominster, August 15-17.  Register online and use the coupon code STEAM to reduce the program fee from $250 to $75 … Continue reading