Microsoft is pleased to be hosting the Kendall Square Association’s Third Thursday event tonight, June 19. In partnership with the Cambridge Expanded Learning (EL) STEAM Network, Microsoft New England and the Kendall Square Association will bring people and providers together to collaborate efforts to increase STEAM opportunities for Cambridge youth. If you’re curious about STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) and want to explore what Microsoft is doing, this is an event that you don’t want to miss.
Register for this free event today: http://bit.ly/1jAPUNs
We hope you will join us for an evening of hands-on STEAM activities, displays, and experiments. The following local STEAM organizations will all have booths at the event tonight:
Through interactive exhibitions, public programs, experimental projects and its renown collections, the MIT Museum showcases the fascinating world of MIT, and inspires people of all ages about the possibilities and opportunities offered by science and technology.
Science Club for Girls
Serving girls in grades K-12 in out-of-school time programming, Science Club for Girls (SCFG) fosters excitement, confidence and literacy in STEM for girls, particularly from underrepresented communities, by providing free, experiential programs. All programs are run by volunteer mentor scientists who are studying/working in STEM fields and are supported by a dedicated team of SCFG employees.
Mass BioEd Foundation
The Massachusetts Biotechnology Education Foundation (MassBioEd Foundation), founded in 2001, is a nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to cultivating the scientific leaders of tomorrow by supporting science and biotechnology education in Massachusetts through school programs, workforce training, and lifelong learning. MassBioEd Foundation’s signature BioTeach program brings cutting-edge biotechnology curriculum, student career exploration experiences, grants for school lab equipment, and teacher professional development and mentorship to 201 high schools across the Commonwealth.
Cambridge Creativity Commons
The mission of CCC is to engage Cambridge Public School students and teachers in developing their imagination and creativity across disciplines to enrich aesthetic understanding and activate joy of learning through innovative arts-based projects. We are currently shifting our focus to more interdisciplinary projects involving art, technology and science.
— Microsoft NewEngland (@MSNewEngland) June 19, 2014
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