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The MASS STEM Week Challenge is on!

All Massachusetts students have the opportunity to tackle real-world sustainability problems by participating in the Mass STEM Week Zero Waste challenge. Send us pictures of your ideas and accomplishments info@sustainablewellesley.com.

Wellesley’s MASS STEM week free activities include:

– “Picturing Yourself in Science”
Museum Curator, Professor at the Richard Glider Graduate School at the American Museum
of Natural History (amnh.org), Explorer and Researcher, Dr. Mark Siddall will be sharing his passion for scientific learning and the power of images with students of all ages throughout the district.

– STEM Week Lawn Sign
Host one of the many inspirational STEM sign quotes in your yard to support STEM week. We especially appreciate the earth/climate action signs. Order them here by October 11.

– October 21, 6-8 pm WHS Library, 3rd Floor
Women in STEM Organized by WHS students
All are welcome to join Marina Hatsopoulos, an entrepreneur, director and angel investor, to hear her share her experiences as Chairperson of the Board and investor in Levitronix Technologies, and Director of Cynosure.

– Oct. 24, 7 pm WHS Library, 3rd Floor
Career Discussion: Paging All Aspiring Doctors…
Join Jason Kim PhD, Professor of Molecular Medicine at UMass Medical School as he shares his insights from having served on the MD/PhD Admissions Committee. He will offer advice and
discuss how to prepare for a career in medicine as a high school student and as a college student. Register here.

– October 23
Beautiful Patterns
Identifying patterns is one skill that builds the foundation of the computational process. Practice hands-on activities around fun themes like How to choose a BFF or How to pack a suitcase that are tied by concept to the sorting and searching algorithms of computer literacy. In school field trip for select students.

– October 19, 3-4 pm
OR
October 26, 9-10 am
iCode Wellesley Campus, 73 Central Street
Robotics Workshop
Students aged 6-8 will work on Lego WeDo with Scratch, and students aged 9-12 will focus on Lego MindStorms EV3 and Sphero.