Posts by Karen Zhu

Mildred Ave K-8 School – STEM F...

Last Friday, on March 22nd, students and teachers at Mildred Ave K-8 School visited Northeastern University for the first time. About 50 eighth grade students split up into three classrooms to learn all about Catapults, Reverse Egg Drops and Earthquakes. In the Catapults section, students learned about projectile motion and accuracy and precision. They then […]

Engineering Exploration Week – ...

Engineering Exploration Week – Feb 20th – Feb 24th 2024

The Michael B. Silevitch and Claire J. Duggan Center for STEM Education ran their 5th annual Engineering Exploration Week on Tuesday, February 20th to Friday, February 24th. During Engineering Exploration Week, we invited students for a week long program to learn exciting STEM concepts and apply them to fun projects. We began the week by […]

Michael B. Silevitch and Claire J. Du...

Michael B. Silevitch and Claire J. Duggan Center for STEM Education

We’re extremely excited to announce that we are undergoing a huge name change! The Michael B. Silevitch and Claire J. Duggan Center for STEM Education seeks to build and support a community of educators, researchers, and students with the collective goal of strengthening the K-20 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) educational ecosystem. Despite the […]

Engineering for Everyone Expo 2024

Engineering for Everyone Expo 2024

The Center for STEM Education is hosting their annual Engineering for Everyone Expo! We are looking for engineers in the making. Come and be inspired and enrich your understanding of engineering. Students of all ages are invited to join us for this free event! We welcome all aspiring scientists, engineers, and inventors to Be Inspired […]

Congratulations 2023 Graduates!

Congratulations 2023 Graduates!

With the 2023 school year ending, the Center for STEM Education would love to congratulate our S-POWER students, volunteers and work studies. Thank you so much for being a part of and supporting the Center for STEM Education throughout your college experience. We look forward to the amazing things you will do in the future, […]

Phineas Bates Elementary School – STE...

Phineas Bates Elementary School – STEM Field Trip (03.31.2023)

Last Friday on March 31, Phineas Bates Elementary joined the Center for STEM Education at Northeastern University to tackle engineering! We began our day by learning all about engineering. This lead into our first activity for the day – Reverse Egg Drop. Working in teams, the goal of this activity was to build a device […]

Northeastern University’s Givin...

Northeastern University’s Giving Day!

Northeastern’s Center for STEM Education Giving Day! Northeastern University is hosting its annual Giving Day on April 11th! This is an amazing opportunity to support the Center for STEM Education. Every donation helps us grow the next generation of STEM thinkers by allowing us to provide fun and exciting STEM education to the nearby community. […]

Perkins Elementary – STEM Field Trip ...

Perkins Elementary – STEM Field Trip (03.24.2023)

Last Friday on March 24, the Center for STEM Education had a chance to invite Perkins Elementary to Northeastern for the Paper Birds Competition. Thanks to Professor Alireza Ramezani and the members of his Silicon Synapse Lab, Juliane Hyvert, Kaushik Venkatesh Krishnamurthy and Adarsh Kaushik, we were able to welcome the 5th and 6th grade […]

Engineering Exploration Week + Engine...

Engineering Exploration Week + Engineering for Everyone Expo

Northeastern University’s Center for STEM Education hosted this year Engineering Exploration week from Tuesday, February 21st to Friday, February 24th. On Tuesday, February 21st, we kicked off the program with and introduction to the engineering design process and chemical engineering. Students first began the day with introductions and some team building exercises. We then followed […]

Perkins Elementary – STEM Reverse Fie...

Perkins Elementary – STEM Reverse Field Trip (02.03.2023)

Last Friday on February 3rd, the Center for STEM Education had an exciting day at Perkins Elementary as they taught three classes all about engineering, water pollution, and water filters. We began each session with a lesson on what is engineering, the engineering design process, and what makes an engineer. After learning that each and […]

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