A library with a table full of classroom engineering design supplies: straws, paper, clips, pipecleaners, paper plates, tape and glue



Our At Home and On the Go Activities might inspire you to explore more STEM-related activities to do as a family. In the future, we will be collecting STEM Events happening online and at our home base in the Museum of Science, Boston.

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Get Down! Essential Resources for STEM Event Hosts


Are you ready to host a STEM event? The Educator Guide helps administrators, organizers, and facilitators host an engaging engineering experience for families. In the activity, families help Makayla and her dad, Andre, engineer a solution to get down a drone that is stuck in a tree.

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Get Down! Family Activity Guide (English and Spanish)


Each family will need at least one copy of the Activity Guide in English or Spanish. The Guide provides the context and instructions so that families can work independently on the design challenge.

Get Down! Posters (English and Spanish)


Decorate your space and offer signs so that your families know where to collect materials, test their designs, and dispose of their trash.