Bring Future Engineers’ Challenges to Your Classroom or After-School Program
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by Cyndi
3w ago
Free Online STEM Contests & Challenges for K-12 Studentswith Supporting Materials and Resources for Educators, Students, and Parents Future Engineers came onto my radar a few years ago when I learned about their free STEM innovation contests and challenges for students. The contests range from design to writing challenges, and I like them because they’re […] The post Bring Future Engineers’ Challenges to Your Classroom or After-School Program appeared first on BostonTechMom ..read more
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It’s a Bird… It’s a Plane… It’s a Total Solar Eclipse!
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by Cyndi
2M ago
Planning for the American Total Solar Eclipse on April 8, 2024 Mark your calendars for Monday, April 8, because it will be the last total solar eclipse visible from the contiguous United States until 2044. A total solar eclipse happens when the Moon passes between the Sun and the Earth, completely blocking the face of […] The post It’s a Bird… It’s a Plane… It’s a Total Solar Eclipse! appeared first on BostonTechMom ..read more
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Boston Area STEM Activities for Kids- Spring 2024
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by Cyndi
3M ago
Spring is just around the corner! I am highlighting a few national programs at the top, followed by specific events in Massachusetts in the next few months. National Programs and Events Future Engineers Invention Challenge This year’s invention theme is Toys for Pets! Students in grades 2-8 are encouraged to put their inventor’s hat on … Boston Area STEM Activities for Kids- Spring 2024 Read More » The post Boston Area STEM Activities for Kids- Spring 2024 appeared first on BostonTechMom ..read more
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MIT Spark 2024 for Students
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by Cyndi
3M ago
It’s time to register for MIT Spark! Spark is a weekend-long learning extravaganza for students in grades 7-10, featuring over 100 classes on diverse and fun topics taught by MIT students and community members on MIT’s campus. New this year! In the past, Spark was for 7th and 8th-grade students, and it’s expanded to include … MIT Spark 2024 for Students Read More » The post MIT Spark 2024 for Students appeared first on BostonTechMom ..read more
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Boston Area STEM Activities for Kids- January & February 2024
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by Cyndi
4M ago
Happy New Year! Here is a roundup of STEM activities and events in the next two months. AEOP Summer High School Apprenticeships Applications are open for the 2024 AEOP summer apprenticeships. Apply for summer work experience in a US Army Research Lab, Center, or Partner University. Applications will be on a rolling admissions basis, with … Boston Area STEM Activities for Kids- January & February 2024 Read More » The post Boston Area STEM Activities for Kids- January & February 2024 appeared first on BostonTechMom ..read more
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20+ Science Museums, Planetariums & Aquariums in Massachusetts
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by Cyndi
7M ago
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. … 20+ Science Museums, Planetariums & Aquariums in Massachusetts Read More » The post 20+ Science Museums, Planetariums & Aquariums in Massachusetts appeared first on BostonTechMom ..read more
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Tips for Finding the Right Minecraft Class for Your Child
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by Cyndi
7M ago
Does your child love to play the video game Minecraft? Most likely, the answer is “Yes!” Minecraft is an immersive, open-ended adventure game where players use their imagination and creativity to explore and create worlds, find and gather resources, and build things like virtual tools and structures out of 3D cubes. As the popularity of Minecraft has … Tips for Finding the Right Minecraft Class for Your Child Read More » The post Tips for Finding the Right Minecraft Class for Your Child appeared first on BostonTechMom ..read more
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Introducing Splash: Classes for Teens Taught On Campus by College Students
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by Cyndi
7M ago
I am a long-time fan of the annual Splash programs on college campuses for middle and high school students. My daughter participated in the MIT program all through high school and always looked forward to the weekend of classes on campus. It gave her a chance to try something new, explore a topic that just … Introducing Splash: Classes for Teens Taught On Campus by College Students Read More » The post Introducing Splash: Classes for Teens Taught On Campus by College Students appeared first on BostonTechMom ..read more
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Boston Area STEM Activities for Kids- November & December 2023
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by Cyndi
7M ago
Happy Fall, everyone! As we head into the final part of the year, here are some STEM opportunities to consider. CyberStart America  CyberStart America, a free immersive cybersecurity training game for high school students, is open for 2023/2024! Get free access to 200+ fun cybersecurity challenges in CyberStart, plus the chance to win scholarships from … Boston Area STEM Activities for Kids- November & December 2023 Read More » The post Boston Area STEM Activities for Kids- November & December 2023 appeared first on BostonTechMom ..read more
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Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP) for High School Students
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by Cyndi
7M ago
Apply for SEAP: Summer Naval Research Program in the Department of Navy Laboratories Are you a high school student who is intrigued by maritime research? Or maybe you’re into ships and seafaring. Perhaps you want to work with robotics, jets, or other types of classified advanced technology someday. Or you just enjoyed Top Gun: Maverick! … Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP) for High School Students Read More » The post Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP) for High School Students appeared first on BostonTechMom ..read more
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