Find out about our events and meetings on our Calendar page, read the AB PIP STEM Brochure or print the one-page 2015-2016 AB PIP STEM Event List. We encourage new participants and volunteers! Come to a Meeting or drop in to an AB PIP STEM event. Please join us!
AB PIP STEM welcomes parent volunteers and student volunteers. Student volunteers qualify for community service credit and the chance to win an AB PIP STEM Scholarship. To find out more about volunteer opportunities, send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seema Bhalchandra Co-Chair
Find AB PIP STEM resources on our website and at the library. We also partner with other STEM groups and support STEM community projects.
Thanks to all who attended 5th Grade Market Math, a fun-filled, hands-on, math-focused evening featuring activity stations at Roche Bros. Supermarket, Route 111, Acton MA. At each Market Math event, we hold an estimation contest.
February 2016 Contest Winner: The actual number of conversation hearts in the 5th Grade Market Math estimation contest was 609. Congratulations to Casey Corkery with his winning estimate of 580! Casey will receive a galileoscope. We'll contact Casey to make arrangements for prize delivery. Thank you to all who entered the estimation Contest!
17th Annual Community Skate "FUN"draiser with ice skating, music and snacks. Donation: $5 per person or $20 per family. All proceeds will benefit AB PIP STEM science and technology events, Acton-area Food Pantries (Acton Community Supper, Loaves and Fishes, Open Table), Teen Wellness and Eco programs (greenacton.org). Skate rentals are available.
Where: Nashoba Valley Olympia (rink #3), Rt 111 in Boxborough
When: Sunday, February 28, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Who: All Welcome.
Info: Read the flyer
Details: Learn more about the Family Skate "FUN"draiser
Where: Parker-Damon Building, Acton MA
When: Monday, March 7, 2016 Open House, 8pm to 10pm (Cloud dates: March 8 and 9)
Who: Adults Only this year because of changes to the curriculum. Find out more.
What: Participate in a lively discussion of the book What's Math Got to Do with It?: How Parents and Teachers Can Help Children Learn to Love Their Least Favorite Subject by Jo Boaler. Dr. Boaler is a Professor of Mathematics Education at Stanford University and a regular contributor to national television and radio in the US and the UK.
Where: The Discovery Museums, Rt. 27 Acton
When: Monday, March 14 – Pi Day! From 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Who: Adults & Teens
Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event. One-hour tutorials are available in over 40 languages. No experience needed. Ages 4 to 104.
On madewithcode.com, girls can use the introductory programming language Blockly to animate the lights of the state and territory trees that will decorate President’s Park, one of America’s 401 national parks and home to the White House, through the holidays. Find out more.
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Many thanks to our Guests, Exhibitors, Sponsors and Volunteers at our DiscoverSTEM event on Monday evening November 2 at ABRHS.
Check out the DiscoverSTEM2015 Photo Gallery and read all about it in the Worcester Journal article.
The Girls Who Code Clubs Program teaches computer science to 6th-12th grade girls. This unique and scalable model enables girls nationally to access Girls Who Code in their communities. Clubs have launched nationally in over 25 states, helping thousands of girls learn how to code.
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