Boston Area STEM Activities for Kids- July 2019 Roundup

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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

Boston Area STEM Activities for Kids- June 2019 Roundup

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Wishing everyone a happy end to the school year and a wonderful summer ahead. Following are two STEM events I wanted to showcase this month. TouchTomorrow– Saturday, June 8 at WPI in Worcester Now in its eighth year, TouchTomorrow is a family-friendly festival featuring hands-on experiments, research lab activities, and interactive exhibits for all ages

Makerspace Resources for Teachers- MIT Edgerton Center

MIT Edgerton Center Makerspace

The Edgerton Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a home for experiential learning for students of all ages. I was delighted to learn about their makerspace resources at last year’s Massachusetts STEM Summit. If you want to create a K-12 makerspace classroom, the Edgerton Center offers a variety of free resources plus professional

Boston Area STEM Activities for Kids- April 2019 Roundup

April is my favorite month because there are so many wonderful STEM activities to choose from, including the popular Cambridge Science Festival and the Wellesley STEM Expo. Here’s an overview of these two events. Wellesley STEM Expo– Saturday, April 6 Wellesley Education Foundation’s Wellesley STEM Expo 2019 is a hands-on science, technology, engineering and math

Massachusetts Army National Guard: Robotics Program for Schools

I am excited to share information about a free robotics program I discovered at the recent Massachusetts STEM Summit. The Massachusetts Army National Guard recently created a STEM Robotics Seminar for high school students. This is an opportunity for students to get exposure to and learn about robotics during a special school-day seminar. The Urban