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Horace Mann Science Night

Horace Mann Elementary School held its 8th annual Science Night last Friday.  These kids get it!  It’s a blast to hear them explain what they have learned.

Registration Opens Feb. 4 for BU’s U-Design Summer STEM for Middle Schoolers

Boston University offers several U-Design summer STEM workshops for students in Grades 6-9 at the BU College of Engineering in two separate sessions (8:30AM-4PM):  July 11-15 and July 18-22.  Here’s info on last summer’s workshops, which included Electrical and Mechanical … Continue reading

Overnights at the Ecotarium: Girls on Mar. 5, Boys on Mar. 25

The Ecotarium in Worcester is hosting two overnights (7PM-8AM) in March, one for girls and one for boys, with a minimum of 28 participants each.  Others will take place in May.  These events are aimed at Girl Scouts and Boy … Continue reading

Northeastern University: Women in Engineering Event for High-School Students, Feb. 20

As part of Discover Engineers Week, the Northeastern University chapter of the Society of Women Engineers will hold a free career event — Cool Women / Hot Careers — on February 20, 9:30AM-3PM for high-school students and their parents, as … Continue reading

BostonTechMom: Tech Events for Kids in Boston in February

BostonTechMom again provides a monthly listing of technology-related events for kids in the Boston area.

‘STEAM Ahead’ Storytime for Ages 3-5 on Feb. 4

The Newton Free Library will offer a STEAM Ahead storytime for ages 3-5 at 4PM on February 4.  Space is limited, and free tickets will be available at the Children’s Desk 30 minutes before the program.

CodeCampKidz for Grades 6-7 at Newton Library, Feb. 3, 10, 24

CodeCampKidz is offering a free, three-session introduction to coding for students in Grades 6-7 at the Newton Free Library at 4:30PM on February 3, 10, and 24.  Register online for all three classes together.

Russian Math for Ages 4-5 Returns to Newton Free Library: 12 Sessions Starting Feb. 3

The Russian School of Math is again offering a fun introduction to math concepts for children ages 4-5, repeating a program offered last fall.  It will be held at noon on 12 Wednesdays, February 3 through May 4 (except February … Continue reading

Two Different Conferences in Marine Science for High-School Students and Teachers, Mar. 4 and Mar. 9 & 16

A free conference for high-school students, Oceanic Exploration and Career Opportunities in the Marine Sciences, will be held 9AM-Noon on March 4 at the Double Tree Hotel and Conference Center in Danvers.   Teachers should register themselves and students by February … Continue reading

Tufts Online K-12 Engineering Education for Teachers

Tuft’s Online K-12 Engineering Education (OKEE) is an online, 18-month, graduate-level certificate program for teachers to learn engineering content and innovative teaching practices.  Virtual Open House webinars will be held February 5 and 17.   Applications for next fall are … Continue reading