The Center for the Advancement of STEM Education

For the Community

BSU Observatory

The BSU Observatory offers public viewing nights during the Fall and Spring semesters. The Observatory staff will show you constellations, planets, stars, nebulae, galaxies and star clusters, and will be happy to answer any questions you have about astronomy. 

Darwin Day

Darwin Day is an international celebration of Darwin’s theory of evolution as well as a day dedicated to science communication and outreach, celebrated on or near the birthday of Charles Darwin. Community members are welcome to join faculty, students and staff for a day-long event that includes natural history displays, faculty and student presentations, and a keynote presentation by an evolutionary biologist.

Engage In Math

Engage in Math programs for teachers, students and parents unlock the world of engaging mathematics through creative problem solving, puzzles, and games. While playing games, people of all ages can develop and use more complex levels of reasoning than in any other situation. 

Greenlight for Girls

Greenlight for Girls is an international organization dedicated to inspire girls of all ages and backgrounds to pursue STEM subjects - Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics - by introducing them to the world of science in fun and exciting ways. The Center for the Advancement of STEM Education and the College of Education at Bridgewater State University partner with Greenlight for Girls to offer a Greenlight for Girls STEM event, where we welcome 150 girls (aged 11-15) from local communities to join us for an exciting day filled with hands-on science & technology workshops guided by STEM role model professionals, BSU faculty and staff. 

Massachusetts Region V High School and Engineering Fair

The Massachusetts Region V High School Science and Engineering Fair is a non-profit organization, that showcases student's work through annual science fairs. Each student, or team of students, with the help of a science teacher/mentor, will create a new project for 2020, fill out the SEFOS registration form, and then print out, fill out, and upload all necessary paperwork to their SEFOS account.  

Open Lab Night

Open Lab Night provides members of BSU's regional community the opportunity to experience the excitement and relevance of science to everyday life; allows undergraduate students to assume leadership roles in communicating scientific concepts to the general public; and increases the community’s awareness of the excellent science and mathematics education and resources available at BSU.