BCC STEM Week 2021

BCC to provide virtual lab tours during 4th annual Mass. STEM Week

The Berkshire County STEM Network, in partnership with the Executive Office of Education and the Massachusetts STEM Advisory Council, would like to share with you the schedule for Berkshire STEM Week (October 18th-23rd).   The week features a virtual series of unique panels, workshops, speakers, tours, a job fair, and information about opportunities that exist in science, technology, engineering, and math in the Berkshires and beyond.  

Full schedule and links to programming:

Pittsfield Community Television (PCTV) is the digital and cable platform host of most of the events of STEM Week.  

Educators, students, and community members are all encouraged to review and utilize the STEM Week programming as it is posted on the schedule, and will be available on-demand (for future use in the classroom) at

STEM Week programming is robust, thanks in part to the contributing members of the Berkshire STEM Network.  Each day of STEM Week is theme based:

  • Monday - Food, Farming and Sustainability
  • Tuesday - Careers in STEM
  • Wednesday - STEM in Business
  • Thursday - STEM Education
  • Friday - STEM in the World
  • Saturday - STEM @ The Berkshire Museum

MassHire virtual STEM & Manufacturing Job Fair for adults and youth (Thursday, Oct. 21 10:00am-1:00pm):

Berkshires STEM Week 2021
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Explore the virtual labs on your own

Click on a lab below to explore the virtual labs and learn more from BCC faculty about what you'll learn and discover as a STEM student at BCC.

Melville Hall, Second Floor

Chemisty Lab CO2 Detector Engineering Lab Dancing LEDs 3D Printer Laser Cutter Wave Simulator John Lambert Nature Trail Environmental Science


Hawthorne Hall, Second Floor

Nursing Lab Physical Therapy Classroom Micro and Biotech Lab Anatomy and Physiology Water Quality Testing Anatomage Table Biology Lab VR Tour Biology Lab Extracting DNA Mystery Cliff Swallows


BCC STEM Week Schedule of Events

  • Tues, Oct 19, 12:00 noon on PCTV – Instructional Design Technology. Learn about this exciting field with Tattiya Maruco.  
  • Tues, Oct 19, 5:00-6:00 pm via Zoom  - General Dynamics Internship & Job Opportunities Zoom Info Session - for BCC & MCLA students, alumni and faculty. Created through GC/BCC/MCLA Internship Committee.  As part of panel, Charlotte Lotz will share how BCC students access internship opportunities.   Separate flyer available. Pre-registration required.
  • Thurs, Oct 21, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm – STEM Café In-Person, in the Connector. BCC students, faculty & staff are invited to learn more about BCC STEM opportunities. Hands-on activities, demos, career & transfer opportunities and details about STEM Starter Academy. Food, fun, prizes. 
  • Thurs, Oct 21, 1:00 pm on PCTV – Virtual Tour of BCC’s Science & Engineering Labs 
  • Thurs, Oct 21, 1:00 pm on PCTV – What is the STEM Starter Academy at BCC? 
  • Thurs, Oct 21, 3:00 pm on PCTV – College Students in STEM. A panel discussion with STEM majors from BCC, MCLA and Williams College.  
  • Friday, Oct 22, 1:00 at The Berkshire Innovation Center. LIVE Zoom Session.   STEM Education Panel: Teaching & Learning in the Field. A panel discussion with STEM professors, students and professionals regarding STEM teaching and learning. Panelists include:  BCC Environmental Professor Thomas Tyning; BCC Environmental Science student, Alessandra Carranza; MCLA Education Dept Chair, Nick Stroud; and Rachel Hailey, Experiential Education, Diversity & Inclusion Consultant.

SIM and Respiratory Lab Nursing Lab Physical Therapy Lab Massage Therapy Lab Micro / Biotech Lab Anatomy and Physiology Lab Biology Lab