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

Boston Area STEM Activities for Kids- May 2018 Roundup

Discovery Museum Acton, MA

Spring is finally here! It took a long time coming and it’s wonderful to see the trees budding and flowers blooming. There are many great STEM programs this month, including a few I am highlighting here. Discovery Museum (Acton, MA)- Friday, May 4 If you haven’t visited the newly renovated museum, consider attending “First Friday

Boston Area STEM Activities for Kids- April 2018 Roundup

Cambridge Science Festival Experiments

April is STEM month in Massachusetts which includes the beloved Cambridge Science Festival and National Robotics Week.  Here’s a brief overview of the festival, along with a couple of highlighted events: Cambridge Science Festival– April 13-22 It’s time for the popular annual Cambridge Science Festival running 10 days in Cambridge and throughout Massachusetts. Now in

Boston Area STEM Activities for Kids- March 2018 Roundup

Boston Children's Museum

As we head into spring, here are a few STEM opportunities I wanted to highlight. Boston STEM Fair Join us for the Boston STEM Fair on Sunday, March 11 from 1pm-4pm at the Embassy Suites in Waltham, MA. If you are considering a STEM summer camp or after-school program for your kids, you will not

Boston Area STEM Activities for Kids- February 2018 Roundup

Newton's Cradle

The winter is a great time to explore new STEM activities. Here are some opportunities you might consider.   MIT Spark Weekend Spark will take place March 17-18 this year and registration will open in February (date is TBD). This is a wonderful program for 7-8th-grade students to take a variety of really neat classes

Boston Area STEM Activities for Kids- January 2018 Roundup

girl reading

Happy New Year! As 2018 begins, here are a few STEM opportunities I wanted to share. Girls Who Code: Summer Immersion Program Girls Who Code will once again offer their popular FREE 7-week summer programs for current 10th-11th-grade girls who want to learn to code and get exposure to tech jobs.This is offered in 15

Boston Area STEM Activities for Kids- December 2017 Roundup

Night Sky

As 2017 wraps up, here are a few STEM opportunities I wanted to highlight. Have a wonderful holiday season! Hour of Code Mark your calendars for the 5th annual Hour of Code being held December 4-10. This is a great opportunity to introduce children to coding and learn some of the basics. There are many

Boston Area STEM Activities for Kids- November 2017 Roundup

Dream Big: Engineering Our World

As we head into November if you are looking for STEM opportunities, here are some ideas. Dream Big at the Museum of Science There is a wonderful new IMAX film, Dream Big: Engineering Our World, at the Museum of Science. The MoS was a contributor and developer of the film. The purpose of the film