Massachusetts is well known for its large number of universities and colleges located throughout the state. What parents might not know is that many offer summer courses and pre-college programs for high school students, run by individual departments or schools within the university. While some programs may also be offered by outside organizations that lease
Cheers to a new year and a new decade! Here’s what you can look forward to as we kick off 2020. International Math Challenge– Online for grades 3-8 The RSM Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, committed to inspiring a love of mathematics among students, is excited to announce the 5th annual International Math Contest (IMC). IMC
Whatever their age or their school’s curriculum, all children get math instruction during the school year. But your child may want to go deeper into math and explore its relationship to other fields, including engineering, chemistry, physics, art, and even music. Or they may need some supplemental tutoring during the school year or over the
My warmest wishes for a happy holiday season! As we wrap up this year, here are a few upcoming STEM activities I wanted to share with you. Hour of Code– December 9-15 It’s time for the popular annual event when everyone can try a one-hour coding tutorial. Whether you’re curious about coding or you already
If you are new to my roundup article, I always share a few STEM opportunities at the top of the post and then include a list of upcoming STEM activities around the Boston area. Pre-College preview workshops at UMass Amherst Mount Ida – November 11 UMass Amherst Pre-College is pleased to announce a series of
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