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MIT's K-12 Smorgasbord

Lifelong Kindergarten
The Media Lab’s free Scratch programming language lets children snap together graphical blocks to create interactive games, music, and animation for the Web.

You GO, Girl!
A four-day Edgerton Center summer program allows ninth-grade girls to sample science and engineering fields.

Mr. Magnet and the Traveling Plasma Lab
The Plasma Science and Fusion Center brings magnetism and electricity to elementary schools and hands-on plasma science experiments to middle and high schools.

Summer Workshop for High-School Teachers
The Department of Biology hosts local teachers for a week, presenting new lab exercises and helping them design curriculum materials for honors and AP classes.

SEED and STEM
The School of Engineering offers the Saturday Engineering Enrichment and Discovery (SEED) Academy, a seven-semester academic and career exploration program for students at local public high schools, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Program, a summer institute for talented middle­-school students.

High-School-Studies Program
Semester-long academic and nonacademic classes for teens are offered by the Educational Studies Program in the spring and summer.

Learn about all of MIT’s outreach programs online: web.mit.edu/k-12edu/list.html.