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  • 5 Mar 2024 9:25 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    World of 8 Billion Video Contest

    The World of 8 Billion student video contest brings technology and creativity into middle and high school classes. The contest challenges students to create a short video connecting world population growth to one of three global challenges: Climate Migration, Health, and Invasive Species. 80+ cash prizes will be awarded, and participating teachers will receive free curriculum resources. The deadline for submissions is March 5, 2024 – use this lesson plan to get started now! Full contest guidelines, resources for research, past winners, and more can be found here.
  • 28 Oct 2023 4:02 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Be a Henry David Thoreau ScholarTM

    Win up to a $26,000 Tuition Scholarship for Environmental Studies.

    Submit an online application by February 1st of your senior year via

    • Each year we award Henry David Thoreau ScholarshipsTM to outstanding Massachusetts high school seniors who are ready to meet the challenges of the ever-evolving, interdisciplinary field of environmental studies.
    • The Henry David Thoreau FoundationTM supports academically successful undergraduates through tuition scholarships to prepare them for environmental leadership.
    • Our Henry David Thoreau ScholarsTM graduate from leading colleges and universities around the world. Since 1999, our scholars have been working tirelessly to advance global health by protecting the environment and ensuring sustainable use of the world’s natural resources.
    • The next application deadline is February 1st for graduating Massachusetts high school seniors. Submit your application at

  • 13 Jun 2023 9:51 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    This unique, hands-on program prepares students for careers as entry-level technicians in the thriving biotechnology and life sciences fields. Over the course of this ten-month program, students master the cutting-edge technical skills required to work as entry-level lab technicians.


    Young adults with high school diploma (or equivalent), ages 18 - 30. No science or math experience required.


    Seven months of hands-on training in a state-of-the-art teaching laboratory, followed by a paid, three-month internship at a biotech company or research institute in Boston, Cambridge or Massachusetts’ North Shore.


    Our alumni have been hired into full-time positions at companies such as Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Cell Signaling Technology, Synlogic Therapeutics, UMass Medical School, Sherlock Biosciences, and Bluefin Biomedicine.



  • 24 Mar 2022 5:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    McAuliffe Center is booking in-person and virtual programs for school groups and out-of-school time groups. 

    Information can be found here:

    Our vision is to foster a community of lifelong learners by providing innovative, integrated STEM pedagogies, practices, and programs that are accessible to all audiences. Our mission is to lead the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in K-16 integrated STEM learning through the sharing of resources, building of partnerships, and advancement of educational practices. The McAuliffe Center team is devoted to promoting and increasing diversity and equity in STEM education by sharing its resources and building collaborations with organizations that serve audiences historically underrepresented in STEM.

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