Edgerton K–12 Program

The Edgerton Center’s hands-on science and engineering challenges educate and inspire kindergarten through twelfth grade students, aiming to increase their curiosity and encourage life-long learning in these fields.

  • Two students in goggles, mixing chemicals

    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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  • Students in the 2018 Engineering Design Workshop wiring the battery for their Segway/Numbus 2000 Broomstick

    Working out the problem in Engineering Design Workshop

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A crowd lines up to see the Hyperloop.

In an event attended by over 200 people, the MIT Hyperloop II team offered the public a chance... Read more

On Wednesday, May 22, the MIT Hyperloop II team will unveil an innovative hyperloop pod... Read more

Alona found it very rewarding to help others in need through her project focusing on the homeless and hunger.

Grade 9 students at TechBoston Academy — a Boston Public School in Dorchester — were given a... Read more