This rather unique community science and education center is down a quiet street, seemingly miles from the very…More nearby Davis Square. Sprout is "devoted to creating and supporting the community-driven, learning, teaching, and investigation of science."
Through personal crafts, programs and an open studio space, the studio creates programs, research projects and public seminars in the hopes of bringing people together in the name of science.
Science Research Laboratory 15 Ward St, Somerville, MA02143 Science Research Laboratory performs technological research and development of commercial products for the federal…More government. These technological products include high-power neutron source drivers and soft x-ray sources for next-generation lithography. These were created first as government applications, then later turned to products for the commercial sector.
Jeff Kennedy Associates Inc. 17 Rev Nazareno Properzi Way, Somerville, MA02143 Jeff Kennedy Associates is a nationally recognized firm that specializes in the planning and design of…More comprehensive learning environments for science-technology centers, museums, informal education centers and corporations. The company's resume includes the New York Hall of Science and the Arizona space centers.
Rocket Science Screenprinting 227 Cedar St, Somerville, MA02145 Founded in 1994, this quirky t-shirt creation shop does everything by hand. Inside the open air studio, hundreds of…More t-shirts hang from the ceiling and ink-splattered artists hand-press designs onto every shirt. Rocket Science has its work down to an art and helps customers design their creations in addition to performing the actual ink work. The company's website has a prodigious catalog of previous examples. If you plan to come into the shop, be sure to call ahead as Rocket Science's hours are fairly fluid.
Davis Square Research Associates 119 College Ave, Somerville, MA02144 "Providing research, evaluation and consulting services to organizations and individuals," Davis Square Research…More Associates endeavors to analyze and improve complex educational projects. Working for clients such as the U.S. Department of Education and the National Science Foundation, the firm determines inefficiencies in various learning programs and recommends changes while striving to keep the original intent of the project.
Parts and Crafts 155 Powder House Blvd, Somerville, MA02144 The Parts and Crafts Collective is a Somerville-based educational program offering classes, workshops, weekend events…More and open shop Mondays at the Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church on Powder House Road. Conceived as a "free schooling" experiment, the collective provides the resources, supervision and safe environment for self-directed and interactive arts, science and engineering learning. Visit the Parts and Crafts website for scheduling and rate information.