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Success Stories

The Da Vinci Science Center uses five measures to assess the educational impact of programs. These measures are derived from current research on Informal Science Effectiveness and Educational Impact Measurement Methodologies.

Knowledge + Skills + Engagement + Attitudes + Behavior = Impact

Explore the success stories that demonstrate the educational impact of our programs on those we serve.

Women in Science & Engineering

Female role models from the WISE Network motivated Brandy Moser to pursue a degree in molecular biology at Boston University.

STEM Summer Learning

Summer learning loss is reduced for at-risk youth through programs that combine hands-on science and literacy projects.

Lifelong Impact

Da Vinci Science Center inspired Rebecca McCabe to major in mechanical engineering at MIT.

Young Inventor

Hayden Schmidt invented an electronic circuit breaker tagging system in the Young Inventors Program. He has since earned two U.S. Patents.