Boston Area STEM Activities for Kids- March 2020 Roundup

Girls Who Code Summer Immersion 2020

Springtime in Massachusetts means many outstanding STEM activities for your consideration. I hope you find something in today’s roundup that sparks your child’s interest. Summer Research Internship/Fellowship at Mass General Hospital– High School & College Students Colleagues and friends of Dr. David E. Fisher at the Cutaneous Biology Research Center (CBRC), at Massachusetts General Hospital

Engineering Summer Camps in Massachusetts

Edge on Science Summer Camp Trebuchet Challenge

Does your child love to tinker, design, and build things? Do they look at a problem and think, “How can I solve that?” Do they enjoy doing projects and working with their hands? Or, would you like your child to get some experience with engineering concepts and projects? If you answered “yes” to any of

MIT Spark 2020: Classes (STEM & More) for Middle School Students

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Whether you are new to my blog or a long-time reader, I always enjoy getting the word out to parents about MIT’s annual Spark event for 7th and 8th-grade students. I admire this program because it’s massive in scale and full of variety. During the course of a weekend, MIT students teach middle schoolers over

Guide to STEM High School Internships in Massachusetts

Student working at a technical internship

Internships are not just for college students anymore. High school internships allow students to explore their areas of interest, build skills, get prepared for college, and gain real-world work experience in a professional environment. If you are interested in pursuing a science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) internship in high school, the next step is to

Summer STEM Programs Offered by Massachusetts Universities

UMass Amherst Dubois Library Campus Center

Massachusetts is well known for its large number of universities and colleges located throughout the state. What parents might not know is that many offer summer courses and pre-college programs for high school students, run by individual departments or schools within the university. While some programs may also be offered by outside organizations that lease

Massachusetts Makerspaces: Where Kids Invent, Tinker and Create

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The maker culture or “do-it-yourself” (DIY) movement is widespread and thriving and it spans all ages, from adults and teens to young children. People who are part of the maker movement have a desire to use their imagination and ingenuity to design and make things. The maker community celebrates an inventive mindset and promotes self-learning,

Boston Area STEM Activities for Kids- January 2020 Roundup

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Cheers to a new year and a new decade!  Here’s what you can look forward to as we kick off 2020. International Math Challenge– Online for grades 3-8 The RSM Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, committed to inspiring a love of mathematics among students, is excited to announce the 5th annual International Math Contest (IMC). IMC

Math Activities: Enrichment, Tutoring, and – Yes! – Fun for Your Child

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Whatever their age or their school’s curriculum, all children get math instruction during the school year. But your child may want to go deeper into math and explore its relationship to other fields, including engineering, chemistry, physics, art, and even music. Or they may need some supplemental tutoring during the school year or over the