photo 2_zpsd24512a7.jpg The Massachusetts State Science & Engineering Fair (MSSEF) is committed to developing future thought leaders through experiences in science and engineering practices using well-proven programs and novel approaches that empower students and educators to learn in and beyond the classroom. We see a future where every student is empowered through learning in science and engineering practices.

STEMlete - a New Network for Sharing School STEM Projects

STEMlete.org - a site for STEM scholarsWe've recently been made aware of a promising new resource on the web, launched in April, called STEMlete.

Nigell Dennis and Adrian Niles Win Gold Medals at 2014 NAACP ACT-SO Competition

MSSEF veterans Nigell Dennis and Adrian Niles continue to add to their success this year by each winning a first place gold medal at the 2014 NAACP ACT-SO National Competition, which took place recently in Las Vegas.

Building on the Maker's Faire Movement

Maker Faire Robot logoWith the growth of job opportunities in STEM fields also accelerating emphasis on related academic pursuits, there's a growing question of whether that is enough.

Growing Science and Tech Opportunities for Graduates

As our society becomes increasingly immersed in technology, so to does the need for capable, qualified workers rise to continue to develop and manage that technology.

Florida Sixth Grader Tackles Lionfish

Lionfish. Photo: christopherpuchta/Creative Commons via FlickrOf the many problems facing coral reefs in our oceans today, one of those is lionfish. An invasive species, they are increasing in numbers and causing a great deal of destruction to reefs.

MSSEF Alumna Anisha Gundewar Heading to India

Anisha GundewarMarlborough High School graduate Anisha Gundewar, class of 2009, has won a Fulbright scholarship and is heading to India this fall.

Boston's Nathan Han Wins The Gordon E. Moore Award

Boston Latin's Nathan Han wins 2014 ISEF Gordon E. Moore Grand PrizeTwenty two of Massachusett's finest young science minds recently made the trip to California to compete in the 2014 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.

MSSEF First Place Winner Adrian Niles Goes to the White House

Hot on the heels of a first place finish at the 2014 Massachusetts State Science and Engineering Fair, Brockton teen Adrian Niles spent some time this week at the White House, participating in the first ever White House Maker's Faire.

Revere High School Shakes Things Up

Revere High School in Revere MAIt's no secret that different kids learn in different ways. However, in a 'regular' classroom set up, especially in the No Child Left Behind era of standardized testing, too often only one style of teaching can be applied and some kids don't do as well.

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