MIT Splash 2019: Classes (STEM & More) for High School Students

Students at a lecture

It’s time for high school students to register for MIT’s annual Splash program, a very special learning experience for students. This long-running program has become MIT’s largest annual teaching and learning extravaganza.  Register now! This year’s program runs November 23 and 24, 2019. I love to spread the word about MIT’s annual Splash program because

Boston Area STEM Activities for Kids- October 2019 Roundup

astrology-astronomy-constellation-by Lucas Pezeta

Happy fall everyone! I am hosting the Boston STEM Fair on Sunday, October 27 at the Lexington High School. Spend a fun and lively afternoon exploring after-school and summer programs that will spark your child’s interest as they explore, experiment, and learn about STEM. Check out the growing list of organizations who are participating this

Tips for Navigating the College Search Process Successfully

University of Maryland McKeldin Library_picture by rainesUMD

When I started the BostonTechMom blog five years ago, my oldest daughter was in middle school. As of this writing, she’s in her first year of college. We began the college search process during her sophomore year of high school. My daughter knew she wanted to study computer science and was interested in having co-ops

Road Trip! 20+ Science Museums, Planetariums & Aquariums in MA

Dinosaur bones in museum_picture by Adam-Mathieu

If you are looking for fun, family-friendly STEM activities, look no further than the 20+ science museums, science centers, planetariums, and aquariums in Massachusetts. Visiting a science museum is always a great way to get kids involved in science and technology and it’s also a wonderful way to spend quality time together as a family.

Boston Area STEM Activities for Kids- July 2019 Roundup

apollo astronaut moon landing

Are you looking for STEM activities this summer? This July, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo mission that landed the first two people on the Moon. There will be events held around the country celebrating this historic milestone. Visit NASA’s website to find exhibits and events throughout the US.  Massachusetts is also celebrating