Increasing Community Involvement in...
Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) Education K-12

Welcome

Acton-Boxborough (AB) Parent Involvement Project (PIP) hosts K-12 educational enrichment events in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) in Acton and Boxborough, Massachusetts. 

AB PIP STEM's family-oriented events include Market MathStar Party, Nature Walks, Family Math Game Night, Discover STEM Career Explorationthe AB PIP STEM Book Group and Family Math Games Night. AB PIP STEM also provides local STEM resources on our website and at the library, partners with other STEM groups and supports STEM community projects.

AB PIP STEM Events

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 actonpip@gmail.com.

Contacts

John Petersen Co-Chair (978) 263-6144 
Dewi Win Co-Chair
Karen Herther Coach & Co-Chair Emerita (978) 263-6742
 


Upcoming 2015 AB PIP STEM Events

5th Grade MARKET MATH MANIA
Wednesday February 4, 2015 
Market Math

Open House
from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm
What: Market Math.
Location: Roche Bros. Market, Rt 111, Acton 
Price: FREE
PosterRead the Flyer.
Volunteer: We need student and parent volunteers!
Details: Find out more or volunteer for Market Math.

STEM BOOK CLUB
Tuesday February 24, 2015 from 7pm to 9pm 
Read the Flyer. Find out more about Book Club.

4th Grade STAR PARTY
Monday March 2, 2015
from 6pm to 8pm 
Read the Flyer. Find out more about Star Party.

FAMILY SKATE Fundraiser
Sunday March 8, 2015
from 2pm to 4pm 
Read the Flyer. Find out more about Family Skate.

STEM in the News

Top 5 Science iPad Apps
Check out the educational apps for Apple's iPad that make science visual and fun, according to PC Magazine. 

Science & Engineering Sites for Girls

Biology & Chemistry Online
See the Visible Body and Winking Skull for the latest in anatomy & physiology or the Periodic Table of Videos for chemistry online.

Finding Math and Science All Around
Visit websites from the AB Elementary Curriculum Coordinators, Math Matters and Snapshots—Elementary Science and Social Studies.

Turning Stem to Steam
The equation for 21st century problem solving: STEM + Art = STEAM. Innovation remains tightly coupled with Science, Technology, Engin

STEAMeering, & Math: the STEM subjects. The STEAM movement adds Art + Design into STEM to transform STEM into STEAM.

For more STEM in the News and AB PIP STEM recaps, see Science & Math Resources, Science & Math NewsAB PIP STEM news or archives.

Event Calendar

Find out about our events on our Calendar page, read the 2014-2015 AB PIP STEM Brochure or print the one-page 2014-2015 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! Interested?

Join our e-mail list. Find us or Follow us at AB PIP STEM. 
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