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SE Mass. STEM Network: Community Celebration, Dec. 5

The Southeastern Massachusetts STEM Network will host a celebration of Partnerships Advancing STEM Education on December 5, 3:30-6PM at Bridgewater State University’s Rondileau Campus Center (19 Park Avenue, Bridgewater). Participants from business/industry, community, and academic partners will discuss the impact of … Continue reading

Newton North PTSO Science Fundraiser; Parent Meeting on Hands-On Learning in Biology, Dec. 6

This year’s annual Newton North HS PTSO fundraiser for Educational Excellence is focusing on funding new equipment for hands-on learning in biology and upper-year electives. On December 6, 7:15-8:45PM, the NNHS Science Department invites parents to learn about the school’s … Continue reading

Mass. Audubon Program: Young Leaders for Climate Justice

The Massachusetts Audubon Society is inviting teams of 3 to 12 high-school students to participate in Young Leaders for Climate Justice. Teams will attend a Climate Learning Intensive Program on January 26, create and implement action projects, and meet again to … Continue reading

Yale Young Global Scholars: Apply by Feb. 6 for Summer

Yale Young Global Scholars is a summer academic enrichment and leadership program bringing students worldwide to attend lectures and seminars and also work in capstone project groups on global problems, conducting rigorous background research and proposing solutions. The program offers ten … Continue reading

Register for Science on Saturday (3D Printing) at MIT Lincoln Labs, Dec. 1

Registration is now open for the Saturday-morning sessions of Science on Saturday, on December 1 at MIT’s Lincoln Laboratory (244 Wood Street in Lexington).   The topic will be 3D Printing, presented by Lincoln Laboratory’s David Scott. Visit 11 stations to learn how 3D parts are designed … Continue reading

MIT Museum: Addiction: Facing the Opioid Epidemic in Massachusetts, Dec. 6

On December 6, 6:30-8PM, the MIT Museum will offer a free screening of NOVA’s new film, Addiction, followed by a panel discussion on “the deadliest drug epidemic in US history and how technology can play a role in saving lives.” … Continue reading

Update from Science Club for Girls

Science Club for Girls has been focusing on developing a strategic plan and a more robust development model to support expansion of its services. Its mission is to “foster excitement, confidence and literacy in STEM for girls from underrepresented communities … Continue reading

Code Ninjas Invites Families to Tour its Wellesley Facility

Code Ninjas in Wellesley — a coding center for ages 7-14 — invites families to schedule a tour of its facilities (161 Linden Street, Wellesley). Kids can participate in a free, 30-minute game-building session. Parents can learn about Code Ninja’s Family … Continue reading

Summer Research Science Institute at MIT: Apply by Jan. 15

The Research Science Institute hosts 80 accomplished high-school students in a rigorous summer STEM research program at MIT, June 23 to August 3, combining on-campus coursework in scientific theory and off-campus work in STEM research.  Students first participate in a week of … Continue reading

MIT Women’s Technology Program for Grade 11, Apply by Jan. 15

MIT’s Women’s Technology Program is an intensive, four-week summer residential academic program for girls currently in Grade 11 to explore engineering through classes, labs, and projects.  Separate programs are available for Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (40 students) and Mechanical Engineering (20 students).  Applicants must have … Continue reading