October 30, 2018

It is almost Halloween, readers, and even though my family doesn’t celebrate this holiday, over the years we have accumulated a wide variety of spooky science activities that are suitable for all kinds of Halloween-related celebrations and events. Here is a brief run-d...

October 25, 2018

In case you missed last weekend’s National Chemistry celebration at the Museum of Science, do not despair! The week ends with a similarly exciting celebration at the Boston Children’s Museum on Saturday (http://www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org/calendar/national-chemistry-...

October 18, 2018

This is a wonderful weekend to be a chemist in Boston, because we are starting National Chemistry Week on Sunday with an enormous chemistry celebration at the Boston Science Museum. Check out this link: https://www.mos.org/public-events/national-chemistry-week-celebrat...

October 11, 2018

What are you up to this weekend, scientists? If you haven’t checked out King Richard’s Faire, in Carver, MA, this would be a great time to try it! Check out the official website here: https://kingrichardsfaire.net/. Basically this is a Rennaisance fair, where you can t...

May 1, 2018

If your kids are anything like mine, they eat a lot, and so I find myself in the kitchen a lot. Invariably, they follow me in there (“Mommy, what are you doing? Mommy, can I see? Mommy mommy mommy mommy…”), and so I thought, what about setting up some science things fo...

March 8, 2018

 This is quite the weekend for STEM-focused activities in the greater Boston area. Brief run-down of the things to do below:

1. OK, if you are a parent or a scientist or both, you should check out the new STEAM making space, the Tech Kitchen, at the Boston Children’s Mu...

February 15, 2018

Coming up on another vacation week next week, readers, and lots of options of things to do with your children.

Did you know that The Party Elements is offering a one day program in Kitchen Chemistry through the Sharon, MA community center for children in grades K-3? It’...

February 8, 2018

What are you up to this weekend, readers? I’m writing from Israel, where it is not cold and not snowing, so if you want to hop over the Atlantic Ocean and visit our family, we’d love to have you. But for the rest of you, here are some options of things to check out:

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October 20, 2017

Almost the weekend, again, readers? What are you up to this weekend? Looks like plenty of exciting events in the Boston area, including a singing competition at Faneuil Hall Marketplace: https://www.facebook.com/events/139279143343502/, where 40 A Cappella groups will...

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