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Teen Science Cafe

Designed by teens for teens, Teen Science Cafes bring together scientists and students, grades 8-12 to explore new research and discuss what inspires and influences people to pursue careers in STEM.

Join local experts and participate in fun, interactive activities!

This is a free, in-person event exclusively for high school aged students. Food will be provided. Pre-registration required.

Supported by the Sawhney Fund for Student Programs

Psych Night

Join local researchers and other teens for a night exploring the field of psychology. Hear from experts on behavioral psychology and language, and engage in fun and interactive learning centered on interpersonal relationships and brain games.


Professor Catherine Caldwell-Harris

Associate Professor of Psychology, Boston University

Dr. Jillian Russo

PsyD, Pediatric Mood, Imaging, & NeuroDevelopment Program (PediMIND), McLean Hospital

Past Sessions

Science Under the Stars

Join us for our next Café as we look at astronomy. Hear from members of the MIT Astrogazers, who will present their work in astronomy, astrophysics, and astrobiology, and engage in fun, interactive learning. Food and dessert will be provided.

Please note: Doors will open at 5:45 and no one will be admitted after 6:15.


Guest Speakers

Evan Kramer

PhD student at the MIT Space Systems Laboratory

Kaley Brauer

Computational Astrophysicist

Framed by Forensics

In this forensic science event, local experts will present their work and participants can join in on crime-based activities!

Join fellow high school students at the Teen Science Cafe for the chance to hear from experts talk about Forensics and engage in fun, interactive learning.This is a free, in-person event for high school aged students. Registration required.


Physics of Phun

Join fellow high school students for a physics exploration featuring local researchers presenting their work and physics-based interactive activities.


Guest Physicists

Professor Arun Bansil