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February Break: Forensics Institute in Bridgewater, Feb. 20-23

During the February school break, Bridgewater State University’s Center for the Advancement of STEM Education will offer the CASE Science Academy for students in Grades 6-8 to explore the world crime scene analysis, February 20-23, 8:30AM-2:30PM. The cost of $325 … Continue reading

MetroWest STEM Education Network: The Role of Mentorship in the Development of STEM Enthusiasts and Professionals, Jan. 24

The MetroWest STEM Education Network will hold its quarterly meeting on January 24, 8:15-10:30AM, at MassBay Community College to discuss The Role of Mentorship in the Development of STEM Enthusiasts and Professionals. The event is free and open to the public. … Continue reading

WPI STEM Education Center Seeks Asst. Dir. of Professional Development

Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s STEM Education Center seeks to hire a full-time Assistant Director of Professional Development. For more information, contact Dr. Mia Dubosarsky at mdubosarsky@wpi.edu.

SCOOP High-School Summer Internships at Boston Children’s Hospital

Student Career Opportunities Outreach Program (SCOOP) is a summer student internship program at Boston Children’s Hospital for 10 students currently in Grades 9-11.  The internships are for 24 hours per week, July 9 – August 16. Read the SCOOP brochure … Continue reading

Boston Tech Mom: Tech Events for Kids in January

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 January list of STEM … Continue reading

Boston Plan for Excellence Seeks STEM Director

Boston Plan for Excellence, which operates preK-12 Teaching Academies in various Boston neighborhoods, seeks a full-time STEM Director to be based in the Dearborn STEM Academy.

Girl Scouts Seek Presenters for 6th Annual STEM Conference, March 18

The Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts seeks presenters to provide interactive workshops for 15 to 25 participants in Grades 6-12 at its 6th annual STEM Conference and Expo, to be held March 18, 9AM-5PM at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel. This … Continue reading

Tuft’s CEEO: February Vacation Workshop on Game Design, Grades 3-5

Tuft’s Center for Engineering Education and Outreach (CEEO) will offer a February vacation workshop on Game Design — both physical and digital — for students in Grades 3-5. It will be held February 20-23, 9AM-3PM at CEEO (200 Boston Avenue, Suite G810, in … Continue reading

Correction: Winning FLL Team is from F.A. Day Middle AND Peirce Elementary

In last week’s FIRST LEGO League Eastern Massachusetts Championship, hosted by the LigerBots, the Day Dragons — the team that won the event’s top honor (the Champions’ Award for the best overall performance in each aspect of the competition) — consisted … Continue reading

7 Newton FLL Teams Compete at Eastern Mass. Championship; 4 Win Awards

Seven Newton-based FIRST LEGO League (FLL) robotics teams competed in the Eastern Massachusetts FLL State Championship, hosted by the Ligerbots at Newton North HS yesterday, and four of them won awards.  The event drew a crowd of over 1,000 FLL team participants, coaches, … Continue reading