Mass STEM Week 2020
Launch event of Massachusetts STEM Week hosted at MIT, featuring remarks by President Reif, Professor Cynthia Breazeal on AI and education, and the Massachusetts Science and Engineering Fair.
Mass STEM Week virtual events across campus:
In addition to Monday’s kick-off event, the members of the MIT Community are participating in a range of Massachusetts STEM Week events across the state.
Friday, October 16
“AeroAstro Prof, and former Astronaut, Jeff Hoffman Participated in an “Astronights: LIVE – Mars Mania!” event on the 16th
Monday, October 19: Prof. Fox Harrell participating in a panel with Boston Public Schools students
Tuesday, October 20: Helping Youth See Themselves in Biotech Lemelson-MIT
Wednesday, October 21: The Wonderful World of Biotech – Lemelson-MIT
Antiracism in Technology Design featuring Dr. Katlyn Turner, Research Scientist at Space Enabled, MIT Media Lab spoke about as part of a “See yourself in STEM” series
During Mass STEM Week, MIT Undergraduates led several explorations around the intersection of dance and math with middle school girlx (and/or who identify as girls) as part of their program, SHINE For Girls.
In addition to these events, members of the pK-12 Action Group curated the Full STEAM Ahead Into Fall program. They produced over 250 hours of hands-on activities and explorations with high schoolers across the commonwealth.
September 3, 2015
Scaling STEM exhibited K-16 outreach programs and projects aimed to improve STEM education and engagement. It sparked continued discussion about the current state of STEM education and the future of MIT education among leaders in the field.