Math Science Technology Expo – Registration Opens Saturday

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The 8th Annual Math Science Technology Expo will take place this year on March 14 and March 28, 2015.

Registration for the Expo will open the after Thanksgiving on Saturday, November 29.

The Expo is an exciting opportunity for Scouts to earn badges in Science related topics taught by experts in their field. Topics vary from Computers and Programming to Oceanography and Space Exploration. A full list of the Merit Badges offered will be published on the Expo’s website at http://www.mathsciencetechnologyexpo.com.

One of the unique aspects of the Expo are the field trips! The first session – on Saturday, March 14 –  is classroom instruction on the subject. The second session – on Saturday March 28 – is a field trip to an area business or university to see first hand how the science or technology is used in the real world.

Past field trips have included

  • Electricity – MIT High Voltage Lab, Cambridge
  • Aviation – Lawrence Municipal Airport
  • Oceanography – Cat Cove Marine Lab at Salem State University
  • Weather – WCVB News Studio in Needham

These are some pretty cool programs, but the fill up fast! So if you’re interested, hop online on Saturday, November 29 and register for your favorite badge!