Science & Technology

Two students with visual impairment conduct a science experiment.
October 24, 2018
How Perkins adapts math and science education to give students practical, real-world tools both on and off campus.
Four students in matching sweatshirts congregate around and look at a computer.
July 12, 2018
Perkins’ first hackathon challenges college students to invent new technology tools for people who are blind.
A group of students working on computers
April 14, 2018
At its first-ever hackathon, Perkins challenges college students to invent new technology tools for people who are blind.
A teacher hands a student an award for her science project.
March 28, 2018
Perkins students of all ages practice social and communication skills while presenting science projects.
A group of young boys kneel at the edge of a pond with white geese, in black and white.
September 21, 2017
Since 1912, students have enjoyed ice skating, rowing and learning about the Perkins Pond’s wildlife and ecosystem.
A student and a teacher, both wearing headphones, hold a microphone with a fluffy cover.
July 11, 2017
Perkins students learn about soundscape ecology from Purdue researchers.
Two young women examine a whale skeleton.
June 2, 2017
From touching a skeleton to listening to underwater sounds, Perkins students enjoyed a day with the Cape Ann Whale Watch crew in Gloucester.
A hand holds a circular piece of wood against another piece of wood.
April 21, 2017
An army of volunteers at Perkins' Assistive Device Center build a variety of kid-friendly devices to help children learn.
A student holds a DNA model while a teacher stands next to her
March 28, 2017
Students incorporate popcorn, saltwater snails, grape soda and homemade rockets into their science experiments.
Six boys in old-fashioned clothes stand around a wooden table, conducting a science experiment
March 1, 2017
Perkins students have always used hands-on methods to study science, from botany to astronomy.

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