• 3 At Home Boker Big Bang Experiments


    One of our favorite parts of summer is starting every morning with a Boker Big Bang! We’re preparing our experiments for the summer and wanted to share some safe experiments you can practice at home.


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  • Planting Seeds with Savlanut (Patience) on Tu BiShvat


    Tu BiShvat is also a holiday about Savlanut (patience), one of our core Sci-Tech values. When you plant an apple tree you don’t immediately have apples in your backyard and when spring comes our gardens aren’t immediately filled with blossoming flowers.


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  • The first image beamed to Earth from the Mars Insight robot

    The Wonder of Mars Insight and Other Space Questions

    The words “Touchdown Confirmed!” caused an eruption of cheers, hugs and high fives today, and it wasn’t from the NFL, but rather the words of the announcer from the command center at the NASA/JPL Laboratories in Pasadena, California as the Insight probe landed on Mars. As I watched the landing unfold live on NASA TV, you could see the nervous excitement of each person in the command center over the course of the 7 minutes from the time the probe descended through the atmosphere to the time it landed on Martian soil. It was nothing less than mesmerizing!


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    This fall we have promotional pricing for our programs in Israel, Massachusetts, and California!


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  • Take a Tour of Sci-Tech East – Nov 18th


    Interested in taking a look at Sci-Tech for future summers? Come visit us during on of our open houses at the Governor’s Academy in Byfield, MA. Meet the directors and tour our campus with other prospective Sci-Tech families.


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  • I Arrived at Camp 25 Years Late


    "The wishful part of my latent youth brought me to this camp, but I left with roaring inspiration. These campers, staff, counselors, and instructors are truly remarkable pioneers, forging ahead, discovering knowledge, innovating technology, creating connections, and changing the world."


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  • Sci-Tech Israel in the Desert


    On Sunday the teens visited the Orcam labs in Jerusalem, where they got to test out their next generation product. Orcam develops cameras that attach to glasses in subtle and sleek way in order to help people with visual impairments read, recognize faces, and tell time.


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  • Sci-Tech Israel Has Arrived


    On Thursday, when the group landed in Israel and came out of baggage claim they were greeted by the counselors holding banners and signs welcoming them to Israel. They were also greeted by welcome songs sung to them by their staff


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  • Breaking Down Borders and Welcoming the Stranger through Medicine


    What was eye opening to all of us was how even though Israel and Syria do not get along with each other, this Israeli hospital has taken it upon themselves to care for Syrian civilians. It just goes to show how even with physical barriers separating countries, Israel is breaking down those borders to help people.


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  • Derech Eretz: Bringing our Jewish Values to Innovation


    On Shabbat, Sci-Tech Israel heard from their first entrepreneur of the trip, Giel Matz, the Managing Director of the hardware department of Keter Plastics. Look around Israel, have you ever sat in a white plastic chair? If so you’ve most likely sat in a Keter chair.


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