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Parents’ Guide to STEM
BostonTechMom is your resource for children’s STEM opportunities. Here you’ll find practical, unbiased information about engaging programs for students from kindergarten through high school.
The website covers a wide range of formats—after-school classes and clubs, summer camps, one-day workshops, and special events. Programs cover subjects like engineering, coding, biotechnology, robotics, math, environmental and natural science, entrepreneurship, and STEAM (art with STEM). There’s enough variety to meet the needs of every child and family!
Finding STEM Programs
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As we head into the end of the year, here are upcoming STEM activities I wanted to share with you. Spotlight The MIT Museum recently
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Massachusetts offers a wide variety of STEM summer camps for your kids. Get ideas and check out this list of distinctive camps throughout the state. The best time to start searching is the winter because some camps fill up fast.
There is a variety of math programs available in Massachusetts. Whether you are searching for a program that offers extra challenge outside the classroom or you want to help build your child’s confidence by giving them additional support, you will find a diverse array of math enrichment classes, camps, competitions, and clubs.
Being part of a makerspace is a great opportunity for kids to build real-world STEAM skills. We are fortunate to have makerspaces located around Massachusetts where kids can work on their own projects and attend maker workshops. Check out the list of makerspaces here.
Learn about five nationally recognized robotics programs for kids K-12. Join a team and your kids will learn about engineering, design, coding, and teamwork, and even get to experience friendly competition.
Here is a list of STEM high school internship programs in Massachusetts. Most are offered during the summer but there are a few available during the school year too.