Many months of quarantine have made most of us competent at—or at least resigned to—online substitutes for the activities we used to do in person. Just like school classes, work meetings, family gatherings, and doctor’s appointments, after-school STEM programs for kids and teens have made the transition to an online format. And while online STEM
Are you looking for STEM events and activities this winter? Here are a variety of upcoming free or affordable events—most are virtual for now. I have categorized the events by month and will continue to add to the list as I learn about new opportunities. So, check back and see what’s new! Ongoing Events TechGirlz,
I am happy to report that MIT’s long-running, super popular Splash program will be taking place in November. However, this year it will be a virtual event—which means it will be open to high school students worldwide. Register now! The online program runs on November 14 and 15, 2020. About Splash Splash features over 250
Now that we’re at home more than ever, it’s all the more important to keep our kids happy and active. After many months of remote learning, Zoom-only visits with grandparents, canceled vacations, and family togetherness, I also know that parents are continuing to search for new high-quality at-home activities that hold their kids’ interest and
I hope you and your family had an enjoyable summer, and found ways to explore together and do fun summer activities while keeping safe. Given the continuing concerns and uncertainty about COVID-19 this fall, I am once again focusing on STEM activities that your kids can do at home rather than in-person programs and classes.
For many young people today, community service is an important complement to their school, family, and social activities. It’s common to find high school students volunteering their time in order to support their school, the local community, or international causes. Some volunteer at the same place on a regular basis, while others contribute to one-time
I am delighted to report that The Science Behind Pixar exhibit is back at the Museum of Science in Boston! My daughters and I attended this exhibit at the MOS five years ago and we loved it. The exhibit runs from July 26, 2020 to January 2021. Advanced tickets are required for all guests (the exhibition is included
Happy end of the school year! We made it! For long-time readers, you know that I write a monthly post about STEM programs and events around the Boston area. But since the pandemic started, I have shifted much of my focus to at-home STEM activities. As we head into summer vacation, I wanted to continue