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Boston Science Events for Kids and Families

Is your child a budding scientist? Boston is quite the hub for science related events and activities, especially with our museum and univeristy scene. Find events for kids with science and STEM based themes, including workshops, classes, seminars and hands on activities.


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STEAM Crafternoon Playgroup at BPL West EndBoston, Free
Fri, January 10, 2020  -  Sun, December 20, 2020   
Each STEAM Crafternoon, children have access to an abundance of art supplies, simple science manipulatives, and toys galore! Drop by the library to try out materials and meet friends.
Ask a Scientist: Earth ScienceBoston, Free
Today  -  Mon, July 13, 2020   
What have you always wanted to know about rocks, minerals, volcanoes and so much more but have never had a chance to ask? We’ve assembled a team of educators to take those questions LIVE.
Coolest Science Stories: Daily HeadlinesBoston, Free
Today  -  Mon, July 13, 2020   
What's going on in the scientific world right now? Hear a panel of educators as they share some top science headlines of the week! Join us LIVE for these science updates!
Virtual Planetarium: Exploring SpaceBoston, Free
Tue, July 14, 2020  -  Tue, July 14, 2020   
Bring the Universe into your own home! Join the Museum’s Planetarium educators as they fly through space and explore some of the wonders of the cosmos!
Ask a Scientist: Artificial Intelligence and the Human MindBoston, Free
Thu, July 16, 2020  -  Thu, July 16, 2020   
Three scientists from MIT and the Center for Brains, Minds & Machines will answer your questions about artificial intelligence and discuss how the study of the human mind is helping us build more intelligent machines.
Probing the Edge of the Solar System with IBEXNew Hampshire
Thu, April 5, 2103  -  Mon, April 15, 2013   
The Interstellar Boundary Explorer has been imaging the Solar System boundary and collecting interstellar wind from our galactic neighborhood. Dr. Eberhard Mobius, a lead scientist on the IBEX team, will discuss the latest discoveries.


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