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.

  • Girls in safety glasses 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 Engineering Design Workshop

    Working out the problem in Engineering Design Workshop

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Kathleen Brandes (right) from MIT and Cyril Trap from TU Delft run final autonomous system checks before the FSG race.

MIT-Delft University of Technology team places third in Formula Student Germany driverless... Read more

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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