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High-School Discount to Goldschmidt Geochemistry Conference, Aug. 12-17

Goldschmidt, the premier international academic conference on geochemistry, will take place in Boston at the Hynes Convention Center, August 12-17.  At NewtonSTEM’s request, the conference is offering high-school students a one-day pass for $95 to access all sessions for the … Continue reading

Boston Tech Mom: Tech Events for Kids in August

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 August list of STEM … Continue reading

Newton Free Library: STEM Events in August

The Newton Free Library will host the following STEM event(s) in August (not including Finch Robots and Engineering Club, for which registration has ended). August 9:  Scratch Club, 7-8PM, Grades 3-5 (no registration; pick up tickets 15 minutes beforehand at the Children’s Desk) August … Continue reading

RSVP for MIT PlayLabs Demo Day (in person or online), Aug. 14

The MIT Play Labs accelerator will host its Demo Day on August 14 at MIT’s Wong Auditorium (2 Amherst Street, Cambridge). Register to attend either in person (6-9PM) or online (6:15-8PM). Ten Play Labs startups will demonstrate on stage and offer opportunities to … Continue reading

Coding Butterfly Offers Free Rides all Fall for Sign-ups by July 31

Coding Butterfly has an early-bird registration offer:  Students signed up by July 31 for one of Coding Butterfly’s after-school programs for the fall semester may receive free transportation via Sheprd to the program for the entire semester.  Rides must be completed to … Continue reading

LigerBot Delegates Attend FIRST National Advocacy Conference in DC

The Newton LigerBots sent a delegation to the FIRST National Advocacy Conference, June 24-26 in Washington, DC, representing Massachusetts along with the Green Reapers team from Worcester. The 250 conference attendees learned about how bills get passed, how to advocate … Continue reading

Survey: Empow Studios Seeks Teens’ Opinions About New Programs

Empow Studios is planning to expand its programs for teens in Newton and Lexington and would like to hear from teens and their parents about what programs they would like to see offered. The company’s online survey is anonymous — unless … Continue reading

Kids 4 Coding: Summer Programs in Cambridge and Brookline

Kids 4 Coding, based in Atlanta, offers full-day and half-day summer programs for ages 7-16 in two Boston locations:  Newbury College in Brookline and Lesley University in Cambridge.  Space is still available in the following programs during some weeks in … Continue reading

Boston Tech Mom: Tech Events for Kids in July

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 July list of STEM … Continue reading

Newton Free Library: STEM Events in July

The Newton Free Library will host the following STEM event(s) in July (not including Finch Robots, LEGO WeDo, and Engineering Club, for which registration has ended). July 10: Museum of Science — Reptiles!, 4-4:30PM, families with kids Kindergarten and up (no registration … Continue reading