October 17 – 21, 2022

A statewide effort to boost the interest, awareness and ability for all learners to envision themselves in STEM education and employment opportunities, and complement the formal instruction happening in the Commonwealth beyond STEM week.

The Central MA events listed below are either Public or Private:

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Public events are free and open to everyone!

See Central MA’s Calendar of Events:

Central MA Events Schedule (Google Calendar) 

Learn more about Mass STEM Week and see a state-wide Calendar of Events:

State Events Schedule (Google Calendar)

Explore Design Challenges

Explore Mass STEM Week 2022 Design Challenges

The STEM Advisory Council has coordinated with nine outstanding organizations across the Commonwealth to offer schools and after school programs options for STEM-focused Design Challenges during STEM Week. Learn more about these options and how you can implement them by clicking the button below.

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We need you to help learners of all ages see themselves in STEM!

We are looking for industry partners, schools, libraries, organizations and/or after school programs to join us in planning impactful activities or events during STEM Week!  Let us know what you are planning so we can promote it and report it to the state! Schools should also share any events or activities that are part of their curriculum. We want to recognize all the work you to do promote STEM learning!

Public Central MA Events

Check out these free STEM activities that are open to everyone to attend!

Note that some require registration.

Saturdays, September 24 & October 29, 2022

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STEM Saturdays

Hosted by: Mass Academy Community Service (*CMSNE mini-grant recipient)

 

September 24 – Green Hill Park (50 Officer Manny Familia Way, Worcester, MA 01605)
10:00am-1:00pm

October 29 – Elm Park (138 Russell St, Worcester, MA 01602)
10:00am-1:00pm

Fun Learning Activities and Free Snacks at a park near you! Join us for a free, fun hands-on STEM activity. Open to children of all ages. No registration required.

Public Event

PreK-12

Monday, October 17, 2022

STEM Shadow Days at Fitchburg State

Hosted by: Fitchburg State University

 

Monday, October 17 – Friday, October 21, 2022
8:00am-4:00pm

Fitchburg State University
160 Pearl St, Fitchburg, MA 01420

Explore a STEM or Health major through a personalized, half-day experience on campus. You will be paired with a current student, visit a class, and tour campus.

Click here to learn more.

Public Event

High School, Higher Education, Teachers, Adults/Business

ScienceLIVE Career Panel

Hosted by: ScienceLIVE / UMass Chan Medical School

 

Monday, October 17, 2022
9:07am-9:37am

via Zoom: https://umassmed.zoom.us/j/96982707304?pwd=ZnRCbnlBSXV2N3VNNStCclNMaFlPUT09
Passcode: STEM22

Ask questions of practicing UMass Chan scientists, virtually tour labs, and watch experiments be executed in this virtual meet and greet and career panel.

Click here to learn more.

Public Event

Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

STEM Shadow Days at Fitchburg State

Hosted by: Fitchburg State University

 

Monday, October 17 – Friday, October 21, 2022
8:00am-4:00pm

Fitchburg State University
160 Pearl St, Fitchburg, MA 01420

Explore a STEM or Health major through a personalized, half-day experience on campus. You will be paired with a current student, visit a class, and tour campus.

Click here to learn more.

Public Event

High School, Higher Education, Teachers, Adults/Business

JWST talk by Joseph DePasquale: Webb’s First Look at the Universe

Hosted by: Worcester State University (*CMSNE mini-grant recipient)

 

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
9:30am-11:00am

In-Person: Wasylean Hall, 7 – Hills Conference Room, WH 109, First Floor
Virtual: via WebEx

After three decades of meticulous planning, overcoming setback after setback, the scientists and engineers behind the construction of the James Webb Space Telescope as well as astronomers and science fans the world over watched with nervous anticipation as the telescope successfully launched on Christmas Day 2021. The weeks and months following Webb’s incredible launch, a time known as commissioning, were punctuated by many nail-biting moments as the telescope transformed in the vacuum of space, unfolding into a fully functional state-of-the-art observatory that is now revealing the hidden infrared universe in incredible detail. Join me as we review some highlights from Webb’s commissioning, discuss some of the first images from Webb, and take a deep dive into Webb’s first deep field image.

Click here to learn more.

Public Event

Higher Education, Teachers

ScienceLIVE Career Panel

Hosted by: ScienceLIVE / UMass Chan Medical School

 

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
12:17pm-12:47pm

via Zoom: https://umassmed.zoom.us/j/95058822468?pwd=ZzVNRUtzZFB6SmEvTFZuYmNZVGJwZz09 
Passcode: STEM22

Ask questions of practicing UMass Chan scientists, virtually tour labs, and watch experiments be executed in this virtual meet and greet and career panel.

Click here to learn more.

Public Event

Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Waste Reduction: Solutions for You, Your Community, Your World

Hosted by: Fitchburg State University

 

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
3:30pm-4:45pm

In-Person: Fitchburg State University, 160 Pearl St, Fitchburg, MA 01420
Virtual: https://meet.google.com/jta-kjwb-jzm 

Join panelists Rodney Clara (Tough Stuff Recycling), Leah Fernandes (Fitchburg State University), John Fischer (Mass Dept. of Environmental Protection), and Abbie Webb (Casella Waste) as they discuss the need for waste reduction at personal, local, and statewide levels, the process of recycling, and careers in this industry.

Public Event

Elementary School, Middle School, High School, Higher Education, All Grades, Teachers, Families, Adults/Business

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

STEM Shadow Days at Fitchburg State

Hosted by: Fitchburg State University

 

Monday, October 17 – Friday, October 21, 2022
8:00am-4:00pm

Fitchburg State University
160 Pearl St, Fitchburg, MA 01420

Explore a STEM or Health major through a personalized, half-day experience on campus. You will be paired with a current student, visit a class, and tour campus.

Click here to learn more.

Public Event

High School, Higher Education, Teachers, Adults/Business

ScienceLIVE Career Panel

Hosted by: ScienceLIVE / UMass Chan Medical School

 

Wednesday, October 19, 2022
9:07am-9:37am

via Zoom: https://umassmed.zoom.us/j/96526672116?pwd=TlRQeUhxV1pqdWhxYVVkdm41RE50dz09 
Passcode: STEM22

Ask questions of practicing UMass Chan scientists, virtually tour labs, and watch experiments be executed in this virtual meet and greet and career panel.

Click here to learn more.

Public Event

Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Greenhouse Tour

Hosted by: Worcester State University (*CMSNE mini-grant recipient)

 

Wednesday, October 19, 2022
10:00am-11:00am

Worcester State University Greenhouse
486 Chandler St, Worcester, MA 01602

Take a tour of the Worcester State Greenhouse which is usually just open for certain classes!

Public Event

Higher Education

Mass Citizens’ Climate Lobby Forum

Hosted by: Fitchburg State University

 

Wednesday, October 19, 2022
6:00pm-7:00pm

In-Person: Kent Recital Hall, Fitchburg State University, 160 Pearl St, Fitchburg, MA 01420
Virtual: https://www.fatv.org/

Join us to celebrate recent climate-related laws and to discuss how and when we will see their positive impacts on communities, organizations, and people in the region. Panelists include Rep. Lori Trahan, 3rd Congressional District, Jen Benson, President of the Alliance for Business Leadership, & Judy Chang, Undersecretary of Energy for MA.

Public Event

All Grades, Teachers, Families, Adults/Business

Thursday, October 20, 2022

STEM Shadow Days at Fitchburg State

Hosted by: Fitchburg State University

 

Monday, October 17 – Friday, October 21, 2022
8:00am-4:00pm

Fitchburg State University
160 Pearl St, Fitchburg, MA 01420

Explore a STEM or Health major through a personalized, half-day experience on campus. You will be paired with a current student, visit a class, and tour campus.

Click here to learn more.

Public Event

High School, Higher Education, Teachers, Adults/Business

ScienceLIVE Career Panel

Hosted by: ScienceLIVE / UMass Chan Medical School

 

Thursday, October 20, 2022
12:17pm-12:47pm

via Zoom: https://umassmed.zoom.us/j/95721496402?pwd=M2pERnh2M2N4MlZxKzVFVzNtTDNUQT09 
Passcode: STEM22

Ask questions of practicing UMass Chan scientists, virtually tour labs, and watch experiments be executed in this virtual meet and greet and career panel.

Click here to learn more.

Public Event

Elementary School, Middle School, High School

So You Want to be a Therapist?

Hosted by: Fitchburg State University

 

Thursday, October 20, 2022
3:30pm-4:45pm

via Google Meet: http://meet.google.com/hfy-xqmv-grg

Dr. Christopher Adams (Fitchburg State University Department of Psychological Science will moderate a panel that includes professionals from community health, counseling, and school organizations. Learn about their paths, their jobs, and opportunities in the field.

Click here to learn more.

Public Event

Middle School, High School, Higher Education, Teachers, Families

Friday, October 21, 2022

STEM Shadow Days at Fitchburg State

Hosted by: Fitchburg State University

 

Monday, October 17 – Friday, October 21, 2022
8:00am-4:00pm

Fitchburg State University
160 Pearl St, Fitchburg, MA 01420

Explore a STEM or Health major through a personalized, half-day experience on campus. You will be paired with a current student, visit a class, and tour campus.

Click here to learn more.

Public Event

High School, Higher Education, Teachers, Adults/Business

ScienceLIVE Career Panel

Hosted by: ScienceLIVE / UMass Chan Medical School

 

Friday, October 21, 2022
9:07am-9:37am

via Zoom: https://umassmed.zoom.us/j/95909286090?pwd=WEllQzRDMHJuOGMzSXNjSTFkY3Vqdz09 
Passcode: STEM22

Ask questions of practicing UMass Chan scientists, virtually tour labs, and watch experiments be executed in this virtual meet and greet and career panel.

Click here to learn more.

Public Event

Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Environmental Science Research Project – Poster Presentation

Hosted by: Quinsigamond Community College

 

Friday, October 21, 2022
12:00pm-1:00pm

Quinsigamond Community College (Harrington Learning Center, lower level)
670 West Boylston Street Worcester MA 01606

Hear from two QCC Environmental Science majors who participated in a research project testing bodies of water in Worcester for Cyanobacteria about their experiences and what they learned.

Public Event

High School, Higher Education, Teachers

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Take Flight With STEM – STEM Fair for Massachusetts Teachers

Hosted by: Presidential Awardees for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching

 

Saturday, October 22, 2022
10:00am-2:00pm

Christa McAuliffe Center
7 Maynard Road, Framingham, MA

Massachusetts educators and their families are invited to a STEM Fair event on Saturday October 22, 2022 from 10 am-2:00 pm! Come learn different hands-on activities you can bring to your classroom, pilot a plane, watch a show at the planetarium, visit the Christa McAuliffe Center, see Spot the Robotic Dog or go for a hot air balloon ride! #MATeacherSTEMFair

Learn more.

 

Public Event

Educators

MSPMLC Family STEM Day 2022

Hosted by: Massachusetts State Police Museum and Learning Center

 

Saturday, October 22, 2022
11:00am-4:00pm

Massachusetts State Police Museum and Learning Center
1 Memorial Square, Whitinsville, MA 01588

Join us for a fun day of science at the Massachusetts State Police Museum and Learning Center! Meet with troopers and learn about STEM used in law enforcement. Participate in STEM activities throughout the museum. This Family friendly event is FREE!

Learn more.

 

Public Event

Early Education, Elementary School, Middle School, High School, Higher Education, All Grades, Teachers, Families, Adults/Business

Private Central MA Events

Al-Hamra Academy

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Reptiles!

Hosted by: Al-Hamra Academy (*CMSNE mini-grant recipient)

 

Thursday, October 27, 2022
8:45am-12:00pm

Al-Hamra Academy
435 South St, Shrewsbury, MA 01545

Learn about snakes and turtles, what makes them reptiles, and some of our local species. Study reptile adaptations to their lifestyle and habitats, and learn about their role in our local ecosystems.

Private Event

Elementary School

Blackstone Valley Education Foundation

Field Trip to Saint Gobain Research Facility (Wednesday, October 12, 2022)

Hosted by: Blackstone Valley Education Foundation

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Saint Gobain Research – Northborough
9 Goddard Rd, Northborough, MA 01532

7th and 8th Grade Students from Grafton and Mendon will visit the Saint Gobain Research Facility and learn about a variety of career options at a global corporation.

Field Trip to Access TCA (Thursday, October 13, 2022)

Hosted by: Blackstone Valley Education Foundation

Thursday, October 13, 2022

Access TCA
2238, 1 Main St, Whitinsville, MA 01588

7th and 8th Grade Students from Millbury and Northbridge will tour Access TCA and participate on a hands on STEM project.

Career Day at Sutton Middle School (Tuesday, October 18, 2022)

Hosted by: Blackstone Valley Education Foundation

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
12:15pm-1:00pm

Sutton Middle School
383 Boston Rd, Sutton, MA 01590

Businesses from in and around Sutton as well as residents will speak to 7th and 8th Grade Students about their experiences in 20+ Career Clusters.

STEM Conference (Saturday, November 5, 2022)

Hosted by: Blackstone Valley Education Foundation

Saturday, November 5, 2022
9:00am-2:30pm

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
200 Westboro Rd, North Grafton, MA 01536

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine and Blackstone Valley Education Foundation co-host a STEM Conference for 6th, 7th and 8th grade students. Students participate in hands-on workshops conducted by major STEM employers and our very own veterinarians. At the end of the day, 2 workshops are held for parents to help them guide their child in planning for post-secondary possibilities and financial aid.

STEM Lunch with BVHub at Douglas HS (Monday, November 7, 2022)

Hosted by: Blackstone Valley Education Foundation

Monday, November 7, 2022
11:30am-12:30pm

Douglas High School
33 Davis St, Douglas, MA 01516

Blackstone Valley Hub will discuss a variety of STEM career options with High School students.

Private Event

Middle School

Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster

Mythbusters (Monday, October 17, 2022)

Hosted by: Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster

Monday, October 17, 2022
4:00pm-5:00pm

Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster
365 Lindell Ave. Leominster MA 01453

Ever wonder how clean surfaces are? Does hand sanitizer really eliminate germs? Join BGCFL in the investigation of bacteria and the best way to keep you safe from the germs!

LEGO® Design (Monday, October 17, 2022 - Friday, October 21, 2022)

Hosted by: Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster

Monday, October 17, 2022 – Friday, October 21, 2022
4:00pm-5:00pm

Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster
365 Lindell Ave. Leominster MA 01453

All week BGCFL will have our LEGO® room open for our members to explore. From designing and building their own LEGO® creations, to making their projects move using LEGO® Robotics members will be LEGO® engineers throughout STEM week!

Building a Foam Rocket (Tuesday, October 18, 2022 & Thursday, October 20, 2022)

Hosted by: Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 & Thursday, October 20, 2022
4:00pm-5:00pm

Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster
365 Lindell Ave. Leominster MA 01453

BGCFL is a NASA’s ASTRO CAMP® Community Partner where members have the opportunity to attend activities curated through NASA’s ASTRO CAMP® curriculum. This week we will be creating foam rockets and learning about trajectory with our members.

Nature Exploration- Animal Tracking (Wednesday, October 19, 2022)

Hosted by: Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster

Wednesday, October 19, 2022
4:00pm-5:00pm

Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster
365 Lindell Ave. Leominster MA 01453

Have you ever seen a print while walking outside and wondered what animal left their trace behind? At BGCFL members will be learning about animal tracking and how to identify the animal using pattern, place, and print!

Minecraft EDU (Wednesday, October 19, 2022 & Thursday, 20, 2022)

Hosted by: Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 & Thursday, October 20, 2022
4:00pm-5:00pm

Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster
365 Lindell Ave. Leominster MA 01453

BGCFL has integrated Minecraft EDU into our computer science curriculum to provide engaging and progressive activities for all members. During STEM week members will be expanding their area with farms, animal pens, and buildings using collected resources then using teamwork the class will build a “town hall” in the middle of town.

Sharpie Tie Dye (Friday, October 21, 2022 & Saturday, October 22, 2022)

Hosted by: Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster

Friday, October 21, 2022 & Saturday, October 22, 2022
4:00pm-5:00pm

Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster
365 Lindell Ave. Leominster MA 01453

BGCFL is putting the A in STEAM with a science experiment turned art project. Members will be creating a tie dye art piece while learning about solubility, color mixing, and the movement of molecules.

Private Event

Elementary School, Middle School

Burncoat High School

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STEM Night @ Burncoat High School

Hosted by: Burncoat High School

 

Wednesday, October 19, 2022
5:30pm-7:30pm

Burncoat High School
179 Burncoat St, Worcester, MA 01606

STEM Night is a showcase of STEM based student projects from collegiate and central MASS STEM network community partners for Burncoat High School student and parents. Notable participants include students from WPI, QCC, Central MA STEM Network Ecosystem, Holy Cross, and the Ecotarium.

Private Event

High School, Higher Education, Families

Fitchburg State University

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Hiking Mt. Monadnock

Hosted by: Fitchburg State University

 

Saturday, October 15, 2022

Mt. Monadnock, New Hampshire

Fitchburg State University’s Outdoor Adventure Club and Prof. Chris Picone will discuss changes in vegetation, diversity, and adaptations as you increase in elevation. You will talk about why Monadnock has no trees on the summit, yet its elevation is below the natural tree line for New England mountains.

Private Event

Higher Education

Wetland Delineation

Hosted by: Fitchburg State University

 

Sunday, October 16, 2022
9:00am-12:00pm

Learn the skills of wetland delineation with Scott Smyers of Oxbow Associates. We will examine wetland soils and plants to understand how environmental consultants determine wetland boundaries, which affect construction and conservation projects.

Private Event

Higher Education

Geology Field Trip

Hosted by: Fitchburg State University

 

Monday, October 17, 2022
12:40pm-1:35pm

Coggshall Park
159 Electric Ave, Fitchburg, MA 01420

Dr. Reid Parsons (Fitchburg State) and Mr. Chris Mills (Leominster High School) will be leading their respective classes on a joint geology field trip at Coggshall Park.

Private Event

High School, Higher Education, Teachers

The Hanover Insurance Group

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Insurance is STEM

Hosted by: The Hanover Insurance Group

 

Friday, October 21, 2022
10:00am-10:30am

A virtual panel discussion with high school students emphasizing all the STEM career opportunities at an insurance company. Allows for questions and encouragement.

Private Event

High School, Teachers

Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts

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Geek is Glam STEM Expo (aka The GiG) and Coding for Good at GiG

Hosted by: Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts

 

Saturday, October 15, 2022
9:00am-5:00pm

Worcester Polytechnic Institute
100 Institute Rd, Worcester, MA 01609

Geek Is Glam STEM Expo has run as an annual day-long interactive STEM conference for middle school girls (grades 4-8) since 2014. Hosted by Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts on the Worcester Polytechnic Institute campus, GSCWM recruits some 60 to 80 education and adventure collaborators each year to give girls access to some of the region’s top scientific and engineering minds as they engage in the exploration and discovery of science, technology, engineering and mathematics on the beautiful WPI campus. In 2022 an older girl track is added called Coding For Good to target girls in grades 9-12.

Click here to learn more.

Private Event

Middle School, High School

Massachusetts Academy of Math and Science at WPI 

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Hands-On STEM Explorations

Hosted by: Mass Academy of Math and Science (*CMSNE mini-grant recipient)

 

Monday, October 17, 2022 – Nativity School of Worcester (67 Lincoln St, Worcester, MA 01605)
8:30am-3:15pm

Monday, October 24, 2022 – Tatnuck Magnet School (1083 Pleasant St, Worcester, MA 01602)
8:30am-1:30pm

 

Mass Academy students will deliver hands-on STEM lessons to students in grades 5-8 at Nativity School. Students will engineer their own working windmills to explore the benefits of wind power, make light “bend” through an obstacle course as they learn about reflection, and engineer their own working rollercoasters!

Private Event

Middle School, Teachers

Quinsigamond Community College

STEM info Session for Guidance Counselors at QCC

Hosted by: Quinsigamond Community College

Monday, October 17, 2022
9:00am – 11:00am

Quinsigamond Community College (QuEST Center room 208)
670 West Boylston Street Worcester MA 01606

Learn about the many STEM Careers that students can pursue at QCC. Meet faculty and learn about STEM programs.

Email Darcy Carlson to register.

Private Event

High School, Teachers, Adults/Business

Experiential Learning in Health Careers

Hosted by: Quinsigamond Community College

Friday, October 21, 2022
9:00am – 10:00am

Quinsigamond Community College
25 Federal Street Worcester MA 01608

Lt Governor Karen Polito will visit QCC’s downtown Worcester campus to speak with students who are preparing for health careers and observe their hands on training in Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Therapy and Nurse Education/Simulation Labs.

Contact Adrienne Linnell for information.

Private Event

Higher Education, Adults/Business

Spanish American Center

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All Aboard for Geek is Glam!

Hosted by: Spanish American Center (*CMSNE mini-grant recipient)

 

Saturday, October 15, 2022
8:00am-6:00pm

Worcester Polytechnic Institute
100 Institute Rd, Worcester, MA 01609

For the first time, Middle school girls from the Spanish American Center’s after school and summer programs travel to WPI to participate and meet other girls at Geek is Glam.

Private Event

Middle School

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)

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Central MA Robotics Display

Hosted by: Worcester Polytechnic Institute

 

Monday, October 17, 2022 – Woodland Academy (93 Woodland St, Worcester, MA 01610)
12:45pm-1:30pm

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 – LaunchSpace Makerspace, Orange Innovation Center (131 W Main St Suite 342, Orange, MA 01364)
3:30pm-4:30pm

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 – Samoset Middle School (100 Decicco Dr, Leominster, MA 01453)
8:30am-10:00am

Thursday, October 20, 2022 – Marion E. Zeh Elementary School (33 Howard St, Northborough, MA 01532)
8:15am-10:00am

Friday, October 21, 2022 – Columbus Park Preparatory Elementary School (75 Lovell St, Worcester, MA 01603)
10:45am-11:30am

Robotics teams from throughout Central MA will come together to display their robots and talk about their experiences.

Private Event

Elementary School, Middle School, High School

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Girls Who Code with WPI Pre-Collegiate Outreach

Hosted by: WPI Pre-Collegiate Outreach Programs

 

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 & Wednesday, October 19, 2022
4:00-5:30pm

Girls Who Code is a virtual program for girls who are interested in learning about computer science and how to impact their community. Girls will learn the foundations of computer science while being exposed to positive female role models at WPI.

Private Event

Middle School, High School

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Middle School STEM Experiences

Hosted by: WPI Engineering Ambassadors

 

October 1st, 2022 – December, 15th, 2022

Middle school STEM Experience offers opportunities for school groups to explore different topics in STEM through a 15-minute presentation and 45-minute hands-on activity led by WPI Engineering Ambassadors. The Engineering Ambassadors will highlight a topic in STEM and provide enough detail in the presentation for the students to be successful in their hands-on activity—no prior experience related to the topic is required. Engineering Ambassadors are excited to share their enthusiasm for STEM with your students! To request a date for a session for your middle school class, or to have someone in our office contact you to discuss this opportunity further, please fill out a request form.

Private Event

Middle School

Exploring the Engineering Design Process with the STEM Education Center

Hosted by: Worcester Polytechnic Institute

 

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 & Friday, October 28, 2022
5:00pm-7:00pm

125 Providence Street, Worcester MA 01604

Teacher candidates will engage high school aged youth at the Girls Inc Eureka! program in hands-on exploration of motion and design of mouse trap cars.  

Private Event

Middle School, High School

My Sparkling Bracelet

Hosted by: WPI/ Pre-college Outreach Programs-WRAMP (*CMSNE mini-grant recipient)

 

Tuesday, November 1, 2022 & Thursday, November 3, 2022
3:00pm-4:30pm

Latino Education Institute (LEI) at Worcester State University

This STEAM workshop is to boost the interest, awareness, and self-confidence of the participants in designing and creating technological products. In this activity, we use conductive thread instead of conductive wires and fabric instead of circuit board allowing us to wear our artistic soft circuit products such as bracelets with LEDs.

Private Event

Teachers

Worcester Public Schools

STEM Fair at Worcester Tech High School

STEM Fair at Worcester Tech High School (Thursday, October 20, 2022)

Hosted by: Worcester Technical High School (*CMSNE mini-grant recipient)

 

Thursday, October 20, 2022
9:30am-1:30pm

Worcester Technical High School
1 Officer Manny Familia Wy, Worcester, MA 01605

Highlight the diversity of people who do STEM, facilitate hands-on, experiential learning of STEM concepts, integrate STEM in new ways to show relevance (i.e., crafts, history, sports), encourage youth to consider STEM fields and careers. High school students create and run student-centered “STEM stations.” This year, groups of fifth graders will participate in our STEM activities and hear a special message from our guest speaker.

Other Events (Monday, October 17, 2022 - Friday, October 21, 2022)

Private Event

Elementary School

Auburn Public Schools

Wacky Shoes – Materials Scientist in Action

Hosted by: Auburn Middle School

 

Monday, October 31, 2022 & Thursday, November 10, 2022

Auburn Middle School STEM classroom


Highlight the diversity of people who do STEM, Facilitate hands-on, experiential learning of STEM concepts, Integrate STEM in new ways to show relevance (i.e., crafts, history, sports), Encourage youth to consider STEM fields and careers.

Private Event

High School, Teachers

Worcester State University (WSU)

STEM Week Summer Research Presentations

Hosted by: Worcester State University  (*CMSNE mini-grant recipient)

 

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 & Thursday, October 20, 2022
2:00pm-3:00pm

Worcester State University (ST-200)
486 Chandler St, Worcester, MA 01602

Students will perform short presentations about the summer research they performed alongside a professor.

Private Event

Higher Education, Teachers

Faculty Coffee on Diversity

Hosted by: Worcester State University

 

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
10:00am-12:00pm

Worcester State University (STEM Center)
486 Chandler St, Worcester, MA 01602

Faculty event where faculty can come drink coffee and talk with our representative on Diversity

Private Event

Teachers

Past Events

Take a time machine to learn more about past STEM Week Events.

STEM Week 2021
STEM Week 2020
STEM Week 2019