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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  • Using LEGO© to understand how photosynthesis works

    This lesson allows students to concretely experience the photosynthesis reaction by building models of the reactants and products with LEGO bricks.

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  • Working out the problem in Engineering Design Workshop

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Piloting a new program at the technical high school level with AFFOA and GLTS and STEAM Studio... Read more

Jonas Holterman, former chief engineer for the TU Delft team, with MIT Motorsports Chief Engineer Elliot Owen ’18

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Benedetti and Truong cut plywood on a band saw to make the front cover of their musical archway.

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