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Broad Institute’s Todd Golub: The March Toward Cancer Precision Medicine — Sept. 19

Celebrating its first 15 years, the Broad Institute in Cambridge is hosting Broad@15, a series of free, public lectures.  On September 19, 6-7PM, the institute’s chief scientific officer and Cancer Program director, Todd Golub, will speak on The March Toward Cancer Precision Medicine. Register … Continue reading

MetroWest STEM Education Network: Focus on Creativity, Sept. 25

The MetroWest STEM Education Network will hold its quarterly meeting on September 25, 8:30AM-10:30AM, at the McCarthy Center Forum at Framingham State University. Jane Reynolds, President of FableVision Learning, will speak about Creativity in Crisis. Register here for free.

Boys & Girls Club Seeks Paid, Part-Time Instructor for 3D Printing

The Boys and Girls Club of Newton seeks to hire a part-time, paid facilitator/instructor to teach kids the basics of using the TinkerCAD program using the Club’s classroom space and brand new Dremel 3D printer, with the instructor’s own programming. Men and … Continue reading

Newton HS Student Offers Free Science Experiment Club for Grades 3-5

Sidnie Kulik, a junior at Noble and Greenough School (and graduate of Peirce and Day) has created Science and Kids and will offer a monthly science experiment club for students in Grades 3-5. The club will meet for one hour … Continue reading

Boston Tech Mom: Tech Events for Kids in September

Boston Tech Mom (“a parent’s guide to raising a future techie”) is a great resource for all things STEM around Boston — including her monthly posts about free or low-cost STEM Events for Kids in Boston. Here’s her Boston Tech Mom: Tech … Continue reading

Register Now for Destination Imagination 2019-20

Registration is now open for Newton’s Destination Imagination program for the 2019-2020 school year.  It’s a volunteer-run STEAM program for Grades K-12 (see video). Teams of 2-7 students form in September (by Grades: K-2, 3-5, 6-9, and 9-12) to address various design … Continue reading

UMass Amherst: Women in Engineering and Computing Career Day, Oct. 28

High-school students may sign up now for the UMass Amherst College of Engineering’s Women in Engineering and Computing Career Day for High School Girls on October 28, 8:45AM-1:15PM, at the Lincoln Campus Center in Amherst. The event is designed primarily … Continue reading

Science Club for Girls Seeks Volunteer Mentor Scientists

The Science Club for Girls is an after-school program that “fosters excitement, confidence and literacy in STEM for girls from underrepresented communities by providing free, experiential programs and by maximizing meaningful interactions with women mentors.” SCFG is currently recruiting mentor … Continue reading

Innovation Institute: Register for Fall Courses

The Innovation Institute (TI2)  in Newtonville is now enrolling students in ages 5-17 for its 18 fall courses. Courses meet weekly, either after school or on Saturday, in three trimesters through the academic year, September-June. They are small and led by … Continue reading

Empow Studios: STEM Fests in Newton Sept. 7, Lexington Sept. 8

Empow Studios will host free STEM fests at its Newton and Lexington locations to introduce its programs to families with students in Grades 2-12 interested in STEM enrichment. Details and registration at these links: MetroWest STEM Fest in Newton, 3:30-5:30PM … Continue reading