Edgerton K–12 Program

The Edgerton Center’s hands-on science and engineering challenges educate and inspire kindergarten through 12th-grade students, aiming to increase their curiosity and desire to pursue these fields in their future.

  • Students in our three-hour classes learn by doing

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  • Students direct a laser beam through a wooden maze using mirrors

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  • Learning how to solder in the Gloucester Summer Engineering Adventure

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  • You GO GIrl! is a four-day summer program for rising ninth grade girls.

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  • Engineering Design Workshop engages high-school students in hands-on engineering

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Professor J. Kim Vandiver uses 3-D printing to help in explosives disposal in Cambodia. Vandiver... Read more

The Edgerton Center’s K-12 electronics curriculum was the basis for a creative technology-... Read more

Student team SPOKES is in the news: Students from Harvard and MIT are cycling across America, stopping in many rural towns to get kids interested in science through hands-on workshops to program computers, launch model rockets and build robots. The students hope to inspire the next generation of scientists and use the workshops — they call them "learning festivals"... Read more on New York Times