Boston Area STEM Activities for Kids- October 2018 Roundup

Dr. Bassam Shakhashiri

Now that fall has arrived and the school year is back in full swing, there are many STEM activities in the months ahead. Here are a few upcoming activities I want to spotlight this month. National Chemistry Week Celebration– Sunday, October 21 at Museum of Science Dr. Bassam Shakhashiri will be giving a lecture in

Join an Engineering Club with PBS KIDS!

'Wind Power Station' at TouchTomorrow_Design Squad Global

I am always on the search for high-quality, free STEM programs for kids. I was delighted when  PBS KIDS’ Design Squad Global (DSG) contacted me about their new after-school engineering club called “Inventing Green,” with activities about inventing for a sustainable future. In today’s post, you will learn how to get your kids involved in

Join a Girls Who Code Club

Girls Who Code Logo

Girls Who Code is a non-profit organization that aims to close the gender gap in technology by teaching computer science to girls in grades 3-5 and 6-12. Girls Who Code holds free coding clubs for girls throughout the U.S. during the school year.  Members receive instruction from volunteer instructors in computer science, including project-based activities

Boston Area STEM Activities for Kids- September 2018 Roundup

Boston Mini Maker Faire

I hope you had a fabulous summer and are looking forward to the kickoff of a new school year! Here are a few upcoming fall activities I wanted to highlight. Concert Performance by the Deutsche Philharmonie– October 9 Experience the convergence of music and science, featuring an exclusive, one-night-only concert performance by the Deutsche Philharmonie

Learn All About Robotics Teams for Kids

Record Robotics FRC Team 6731

Would you like to introduce your child to robotics and have them join a robotics team? Every year, thousands of students (K-12) participate in robotics teams and robotics competitions throughout the US. Being part of a team exposes children to coding, engineering, and real-world problem-solving challenges while providing the opportunity to build lasting friendships. I

Boston Area STEM Activities for Kids- August 2018 Roundup

Sudbury Girl Scout Troop 89247

I hope you are enjoying the lazy days of summer!  If you are looking for STEM activities, here are a few I wanted to spotlight this month.    Empow Studios– Back-to-School Open Houses in August Come check out Empow Studios classrooms and a showcase of projects made by students at one of their Back-to-School Open

Boston Area STEM Activities for Kids- July 2018 Roundup

Museum of Science Exhibit: Space: An Out-of-Gravity Experience

There are many wonderful STEM activities to explore this summer with your kids. Here are a few activities I wanted to highlight this month.   Museum of Science– New temporary exhibit: Space: An Out-of-Gravity Experience Put the Museum of Science on your calendar this summer because they just opened a new temporary exhibit about living

Boston Area STEM Activities for Kids- June 2018 Roundup

Beyond Benign

I hope you all had a wonderful school year, and I am sure you are looking forward to summer vacation as much as I am. Following are a few STEM events I want to showcase this month. Science & Us– Saturday, June 9 at Boston University for high school students Science & Us is a

GlaxoSmithKline Launches 2018 “Science of Space” Summer Program

GSK Science in the Summer

I am pleased to announce that GlaxoSmithKline’s popular science program will be returning to 27 locations around the country this summer. If you are looking for a science camp or summer activities for your kids, this STEM program is FREE and online registration is now open. Presented by the pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Science in

After School and Summer Coding Classes for Kids in Massachusetts

coding class for kids

Do you want your kids to learn to code? More and more students are getting some exposure to computer programming before they head to college, whether it’s in the classroom or in an out-of-school program. Getting an introduction to computer programming and learning to code will benefit today’s generation of kids, regardless if they pursue