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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Helen Harlan

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Jordi Baste from TV3 approaching MITERS

During a snowy week in January, Barcelona-based television journalist Jordi Baste visited MIT to... Read more

Still image of notepad from video

Fourteen teams introduced first years to the camaraderie and purpose of an Edgerton Center... Read more