Engineers on the Go (virtual)

This is a half-day program that exposes girls and boys to engineering through learning sessions and hands-on activities led by WPI undergraduate mentors. Students will rotate virtually through four stations, exploring what engineers do and the different types of engineering that exist. For more information, please contact the Office of Pre-collegiate Outreach Programs by email at pop@wpi.edu or by phone at 508-831-4900.

Grades: Grades 3 - 5
Date: Friday, October 9, 2020
Hours: 9:00 - 10:45am EST
Technology Needed: Internet Connection and Computer/Tablet
Cost: Free
Registration: Opens September 17, 2020 at 9:00am on a first-come, first-serve basis.

 

Geek is Glam

Have you ever wondered, “How does that work?” or thought to yourself, “I could build that!” Explore, experience and experiment, not for a grade, but for fun! Meet talented women and experience exciting opportunities in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Discover how you can make a difference in the world.

This is a one-day STEM exploration event on a Saturday in October 2021.  This program is through the Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts for Girl Scouts in Grades 4-8.  Please see the Geek is Glam website for registration details..  If you have any questions about our Geek is Glam event please email us at info@gscwm.org

 

Girls Robotics Team

The Girls Robotics Team will offer girls in grades 3-5 an opportunity to explore and discover what robotics is all about. Girls will work together in teams to build and program robots. This program will provide a safe space for the girls to succeed, and grow their confidence and abilities together.  For more information, please contact the Office of Pre-collegiate Outreach Programs by email at pop@wpi.edu or by phone at 508-831-4900.

The next session will run in the 2021-2022 school year.

 

Introduce A Girl To Engineering (virtual)

This is a half-day program exposes girls to engineering through learning sessions and hands-on activities led by WPI undergraduate mentors. Students will rotate virtually through four stations, exploring what engineers do and the different types of engineering that exist. For more information, please contact the Office of Pre-collegiate Outreach Programs by email at pop@wpi.edu or by phone at 508-831-4900.

Grades: Girls in Grades 3 - 5
Date: Friday, October 9, 2020
Hours: 1:00 - 2:45pm EST
Technology Needed: Internet Connection and Computer/Tablet
Cost: Free
Registration: Opens September 17, 2020 at 9:00am on a first-come, first-serve basis.

 

Tech Kids (virtual)

Buildings and structures, space, food and medicine…these are just a few of the topics that participants will have the opportunity to explore in this program! Offered three times in the 2020-2021 academic year, each 6-week session focuses on a different STEM theme, including Explore Your World, Investigate Your Daily Life and Impact Others.  Each week, students will take part in a learning module and hands-on activities that promote creativity, problem solving, and teamwork. Materials will be supplied for porch pick-up at WPI. Join us for one session, or all three and let your student explore their world through STEM!  For more information, please contact the Office of Pre-collegiate Outreach Programs by email at pop@wpi.edu or by phone at 508-831-4900.

Grades: Grades 5 & 6
Dates: October 13 - November 18, 2020
Hours: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 4:00 - 5:30 pm EST
Technology Needed: Internet Connection and Computer/Tablet
Cost: $249 (fee is non-refundable).  Need-based financial assistance is available.
Registration: Opens September 17, 2020 at 9:00am on a first-come, first-serve basis.

 

TouchTomorrow

TouchTomorrow is a family-friendly festival of hands-on technology and exhibits for all ages. This is an annual event will be held on Saturday, June 12, 2021. For more information, please email at ttreg@wpi.edu.