Extend your curriculum beyond the classroom! Students will meet professionals as they are introduced to inspiring STEM careers. Talk to local scientists and researchers, participate in a keynote address and consider a world of job possibilities.
Location: Cahners Theater. Keynote Time: 11:00 a.m. Capacity: 75 students per school per event. Funding is provided for Massachusetts schools in part by the Lowell Institute.
Chemistry is Out of This World
October 19, 2018
GRADES 9 – 12 Discover the chemistry of outer space! This annual event includes a series of exciting demonstrations in Cahners Theater by an expert educator and hands-on activities throughout the Museum.
Life Beyond Earth
November 15, 2018
GRADES 9 – 12 Imagine a future where Earth is no longer the only planet we call home. This event features Space: An Out-of-Gravity Experience, an exhibit that explores the challenges and solutions that will shape our future in space.
Cybersecurity and Hacking
December 6, 2018
GRADES 9 – 12 Technology is changing the way we live and interact with the world around us. It’s important that the technology we depend on is protected and secure. This event is in celebration of National Computer Science Education Week.
Innovation in Action
January 18, 2019
GRADES 9 – 12 Did you know Massachusetts is consistently ranked as one the most innovative states in America? At this special event, students will interact with Greater Boston-based innovations as they explore the exhibit Wicked Smart: Invented in the Hub. There will also be opportunities to engage with the Museum of Science’s young professionals group, The Innovators.
Extreme Animal Adaptations
February 28, 2019
GRADES 9 – 12 Earth has an incredible diversity of living organisms, with an even more astonishing array of adaptations to help them live on our blue planet. This event features Nature’s Superheroes: Life at the Limits, an exhibition that explores the amazing superpowers that animals, plants, and other living organisms have developed to survive and thrive.
Making Math Count
March 14, 2019
GRADES 9 – 12 No matter a person’s age or background, math makes up an integral part of everyday life. Hear from STEM professionals about why math matters and how they put mathematics to use in their work.
March 22, 2019
GRADES 9 – 12 Learn and have conversations about the latest research from scientists and healthcare professionals who specialize in this field. This special event features guest speakers, hands-on activities throughout the Museum, and exploration of the Hall of Human Life.
April 12, 2019
GRADES 9 – 12 Community gardens, urban orchards, and rooftop farming give Massachusetts better access to healthy and affordable food. Hear about innovative ways local communities grow food while meeting experts in food sustainability and participate in hands-on activities.
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