Happy fall everyone! I am hosting the Boston STEM Fair on Sunday, October 27 at the Lexington High School. Spend a fun and lively afternoon exploring after-school and summer programs that will spark your child’s interest as they explore, experiment, and learn about STEM. Check out the growing list of organizations who are participating this
I hope you enjoyed a relaxing summer filled with fun and special memories. On a personal note, the BostonTechMom blog just celebrated its 5th year. I created the blog when my oldest daughter was going into 8th grade. She was one of my inspirations for starting the blog and now she’s headed off to college!
If you are looking for fun, family-friendly STEM activities, look no further than the 20+ science museums, science centers, planetariums, and aquariums in Massachusetts. Visiting a science museum is always a great way to get kids involved in science and technology and it’s also a wonderful way to spend quality time together as a family.
I hope you are enjoying every bit of summer vacation! Here are a few upcoming STEM activities I wanted to share with you. Girls Scouts’ New Badges- Coding For Good Girl Scouts in grades K-12 can learn the basics of coding, algorithms, game design, and app development, and use these skills to support a cause
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
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
If you are looking for math programs for your kids, a variety of options are 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
If you are looking for a family-friendly science museum in the Boston area, then you must visit the Discovery Museum in Acton, MA. This museum has been a favorite in my family for many years and was a saving grace during many cold winter months in Boston! This year, the Museum unveiled a major renovation
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
Last year I wrote about how the Girl Scouts were introducing space science badges and now I want to give you a preview of what they’re offering this summer. The Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts continue to introduce more STEM-focused programming and their roster of summer camp programs include many interesting and fun STEM themes.