ABBVIE
Science Exploration Day
A day of science for 72 students from Worcester East Middle and Burncoat Middle
Tuesday, October 23 
Private Event – Middle School

SEEK (Science, Engineering, Exploration, Knowledge
Students will apply engineering principles to design a package to protect a raw egg from shipping mishaps. It must survive a drop of up to 3 feet.

Thursday, October 25
Private Event – Middle School

ALHUDA ACADEMY
STREAM Around the Globe PD Plan
Students and teachers will kick off event to start the process of preparing for the main event of STREAM Around the Globe in December, 2018.
Monday, October 22 – Friday, October 26
Private Event – Early Education; Elementary and Middle School; Educators and Administrators

ASHBURNHAM-WESTMINSTER REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Design Thinking Bootcamp
Students will complete a series of mini design challenges to learn design thinking attitudes and skills, such as persistence and scoping a problem. Students will then apply what they have learned to an open-ended design challenge: Can you help the Gingerbread Boy get across the river safely and quickly?
Monday, October 22 – Thursday, October 25
Private Event – Elementary; Middle and High School

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF CENTRAL MA/ METROWEST – MySTEM
MySTEM – WPI at Elm Park School

WPI volunteers will bring STEM kits from the Central MA STEM Network to Big Brothers Big Sisters matches at the Elm Park Elementary School.
Wednesday, October 24 
Private Event – Elementary

MySTEM – AWIS at Vernon Hill School
AWIS STEM Professionals will come to present STEM topics around DNA, biology, and biophysics to the Big Brothers Big Sisters matches at Vernon Hill School. These youth and their college age mentors will get to meet the women of AWIS and do hands-on activities together during their regularly scheduled match time.
Monday, October 22 and Wednesday, October 24 
Private Events – Elementary

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF FITCHBURG LEOMINSTER AND GARDNER
STEM Week
A week of STEM activities and a Family event
DIY STEM
Monday, October 22 4:00 – 5:00 PM
Elementary and Middle School

Stock Market Game
Tuesday, October 23 – 2:30 – 4:00 PM
Middle and High School

CHARLTON MIDDLE SCHOOL
Bridging the Gap
Students will work to solve the problem of a spanning a gap left by a broken bridge.
Tuesday, October 23 – Wednesday, October 24
Private Event – Middle School

CHILDREN’S FRIEND EARLY LEARNING CENTER
More information coming soon.

CUMMINGS SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE AT TUFTS UNIVERSITY AND BLACKSTONE VALLEY EDUCATION FOUNDATION
Blackstone Valley STEM Conference
This exciting program introduces approximately 100 seventh- and eighth-graders from Blackstone Valley schools to the many STEM careers and allows them to meet inspiring professionals in the STEM fields. The students cycle through three hands-on workshops, attend a keynote lecture, and participate in an electrifying closing activity while spending the day on a college campus. Afternoon programming for parents provides information on early college planning and paying for college. The conference is jointly presented by Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University and Blackstone Valley Education Foundation, and is held on Cummings School’s North Grafton campus.
Saturday, October 20 
Private Event – Grades 6-8 

GIRLS INC. of WORCESTER
Spooky Science with Girls Inc. of Worcester and WPI
Students in the Teacher Prep program at WPI will present “spooky”, hands-on STEM experiments with the Girls Inc. of Worcester Eureka! program.
Monday, October 29 
Location:  Girls Inc. of Worcester
Private Event – Middle School

JOHN R. BRIGGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Operation Welcome Mat
How do you draw creatures in? By laying out the welcome mat, of course! Throughout the year, fourth-grade and fifth-grade students will create a variety of habitat enhancements to make the schoolyard a more welcoming place for people and pollinators. During STEM week, fifth-grade students will take younger children out to test the latest additions to our science garden and nature trail: a talking garbage can, a musical bridge, an arch that welcomes visitors, and more!
Wednesday, October 24 – Thursday, October 25
Private Event – Elementary School

JOHNNY APPLESEED ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
A Chair for my Mother
Based on the book A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams, 3rd graders will design and construct miniature furniture for a room, as well as build chairs that support objects of various size and weight.
Monday, October 22 – Thursday, October 25
Private Event – Elementary School

MASSACHUSETTS BIOTECHNOLOGY EDUCATION FOUNDATION (MASSBIOED)
College & Career Exploration Day

College & Career Exploration Day is designed to expose high school students to the career opportunities within the life sciences industry, while providing an understanding of the connection between their academic choices and career path. The event will showcase a wide array of educational opportunities and diverse fields of study in college life sciences programs. Through rapid-paced mentoring sessions, students will learn first-hand from industry volunteers about their unique qualifications, educational backgrounds, and interests that brought them to biotechnology and the contribution each of their roles make in this evolving industry.
Tuesday, October 30 – 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Private Event – High School; Higher Ed & Industry Professional Volunteers

PROJECT LEAD THE WAY
PLTW Showcase
Project Lead the Way teachers at Thomas Prince School will host other educators to come into their classroom and see what PLTW is all about!
Wednesday, October 24
Private Event 

QUINSIGAMOND COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Manufacture Your Career

This event creates awareness of the wide range of careers in Manufacturing and supporting areas of STEM, the knowledge & skills needed for them and the types of technology used – and demonstrates how students can acquire their credentials in hands on activities in the labs at Quinsigamond Community College. The event is targeted at high school students, who will attend as part of a field trip coordinated through their school, and current QCC students.
Friday, October 19 – Morning
Private Event – High School; Educators and Administrators; Current college students

Explore Formulas for a Science Career
Biology & Chemistry workshops to interest high school juniors & seniors in Science careers
Friday, October 26 – Morning
Private Event – High School

Stimulating STEM Interest
Quinsigamond Community College will feature its STEM programs with interesting demos and information on programs shared by QCC faculty and staff. Tabling will be done all week long to get current students engaged and informed. There will be something surprising that highlights STEM each day, Monday thru Friday, in the ground floor lobby of the Administration building. Hours and demos will vary. Students will see why STEM is cool, and learn about the great career opportunities available.
Monday, October 22 – Friday, October 26
Private Event – QCC Students and Visitors

QCC Children’s School
STEM Week Activities
Monday, October 22 – Friday, October 26 – Morning
Private Events – Early Education

SCIENCE FROM SCIENTISTS
Science from Scientists’ During-School STEM Enrichment Program

Award-winning nonprofit Science from Scientists will be showcasing our during-school STEM enrichment program, in which we send real scientists into schools every other week to lead hands-on STEM experiments with students during school throughout the entire academic year in partnership with classroom teachers.
Monday, October 22; Wednesday, October 24; Friday, October 26
Private Event – Elementary and Middle School

SUTTON MIDDLE SCHOOL / i2 LEARNING
i2 STEM Week
An immersive STEM learning experience for middle school students and teachers.
Monday, October 22- Friday, October 26
Private Events – Middle School

STEM Week Showcase
Students will share some of the work they accomplished throughout STEM week. The 6th graders will show their models of lunar colonies, the 7th graders will show the kinetic sculptures they created, and the 8th graders will show their life size physiological systems map and share their experiences of conducting biopsies, setting broken bones, and learning to suture.
Friday, October 26 – 12:30-2:00 PM
Private Event – Middle School and Families

TRI – COMMUNITY YMCA CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER
Silly Spooky STEM Week
During the week we will be experimenting with many levels of STEM activities throughout the center. We will bringing STEM alive to the youngest to the oldest in our center. We will celebrate the learning with our parents on Wednesday night and encourage them to play for the night.
Monday, October 22 – Friday, October 26
Private Event – All grades

WORCESTER CHILD DEVELOPMENT HEAD START
Worcester Child Development MA STEM Week Celebration
Worcester Child Development Head Start will be celebrating MA STEM Week throughout our program with a variety of exciting events. Some of these events include participating in activities from the SEEDS of STEM curriculum, exploring colors and architecture with the Read for the Record book, Maybe Something Beautiful, and inviting families to explore our STEAM rooms. These activities are guaranteed to promote creativity and ingenuity for all involved!
Monday, October 22 – Friday, October 26
Private Event – Early Education

STEM Family Night- Exploring Kitchen Chemistry
Head Start families are invited to  STEM Family Night where they will be exploring kitchen chemistry. Families will have the opportunity to experiment with a variety of ingredients found right within their kitchens to create solutions and mixtures that will bubble over, transform to new substances, and feed their senses in exciting ways!   Registration is required.
Tuesday, October 23
Private Event – Early Education

WORCESTER STATE UNIVERSITY
STEM Showcase
Information and displays with students in STEM majors to recruit undeclared students.
Tuesday, October 23
Private Event – Adult

Graduate School Information Session
A panel to talk to students about graduate school and the application process
Thursday, October 25
Private Event – Adult

WEE WUNS PRESCHOOL – GREENDALE YMCA
Crustaceans
Exploring live lobsters and crabs.
Monday, October 22
Private Event – Early Education

WPI – PRE-COLLEGIATE OUTREACH
Girls Who Code
Girls in grades 7-11 learn about basic coding concepts.
Wednesday, October 24
Private Event – Middle School & High School

Girls Robotics
The Girls VEX IQ Robotics Team will offer girls an opportunity to explore and discover what robotics is all about. Girls will work together in teams to build a robot who will be able to compete at a competition. This program will provide a safe space for the girls to succeed, and grow their confidence and abilities together.
Wednesday, October 24
Private Event – Elementary

WRAMP
The Women’s Research and Mentorship Program (WRAMP) exposes young women to positive female role models with a STEM background who are pursuing an undergraduate, masters, doctorate, or post-doctoral degree. Each student will be matched with an undergraduate and graduate student to work on a research project in a mentoring setting.
Saturday, October 27
Private – High School

Middle School STEM Experience
Middle school students have the opportunity to visit our college campus and to discover science and engineering with some of our top undergraduate students in the Engineering Ambassadors program. Student groups typically spend two to three hours on the WPI campus and engage in hands-on activities, an early college readiness presentation, and a campus tour. Students register at: https://www.wpi.edu/academics/pre-collegiate/school-year-academic/middle-school/tours

YWCA EARLY EDUCATION AND CARE
Monday, October 22Moon Day/ Sun Day Shadows / Shadows on the Moon
Tuesday, October 23 – Telescope to Space, Seeing Stars: Constellations
Wednesday, October 24 – We’re OFF COUNTING DOWN, How do we explore: What do we need?
Thursday, October 25 – Other Planets , Orbit and rotation Games
Friday October 26 – Try a Stomp Rocket, Velocity & Force