Posts by Nicolas Fuchs

Mendell – STEM Field Trip (11.8...

Today, 40 fourth grade students from the Mendell Elementary School came for a field trip to Northeastern. Northeastern University and the Mendell have worked together for many years, both with visits to Northeastern for STEM field trips, but also through the Excellence for All Robotics Program: from 2016-2019, student volunteers from Northeastern came to the […]

Chittick – STEM Field Trip (11....

Mason – STEM Field Trip (10.25....

As part of Mass STEM Week, we had another STEM field trip today; 29 fourth grade students from the Mason Pilot School! Today, students learned all about energy: different types of energy (electrical, kinetic, etc), different sources of energy (both renewable and not), and how electrical energy actually gets to our houses. Students built their […]

St. Agatha – STEM Field Trip (10.18.1...

On Friday, October 18th, in partnership with professor Eno Ebong, 35 x 7th and 8th grade students from St. Agatha Catholic School came to Northeastern University for a STEM field trip, learning all about the Engineering Design Process (EDP). Students learned the steps in the EDP and why engineers use it and that engineering is […]

Longsjo – STEM Field Trip (9.13.19)

On Friday, September 13, 2019, the Center for STEM hosted our first field trip of the 2019-2020 academic school year! 43 students from Longsjo Middle School in Fitchburg, MA came to Northeastern to learn about Natural Disaster and Hazards. The students began their day listening and learning about the engineering design process, different types of […]

Young Scholars Program + REU Final Pr...

We are wrapping up our two summer research programs, REU-Power/REU-D3 and Young Scholar’s Program. Tomorrow (8/1) is final presentations and poster sessions for these programs; YSP will be presenting in West Village G 108 and REU will be presenting in West Village H 110 (see schedules: REU | YSP). Congratulations to all students on completing […]

Jackie Griffin @NUSSP 2019

On Wednesday, July 17th, Professor Jackie Griffin (MIE) led a session about epidemiology (spread of diseases) for our Summer STEM Program [NUSSP]. This summer, we had 24 program participants, whom are entering grades 6, 7, or 8 this year (September). On this day, we were learning about Human Health and Safety, particularly as to how […]

Mike Kane @NUSSP 2019

On the second day of NUSSP, in anticipation of our energy day in week two and to collect data ahead of time, students were given a homework assignment: a Bedroom Load Curve Datasheet and Instructions Handout. Each student was given a Kill-a-Watt Sensor, which allows the students to measure their personal energy use. The sensor […]

Hao Sun @NUSSP 2019

On Monday, July 15th, students in the NU Summer STEM program learned about Big Data, what it is, how it can be used, and the potential dangers of it. Using their knowledge of big data, the students had their chance to analyze some big data: 5 years of weather data from the Blue Hills Observatory. […]

Andy Myers @NUSSP 2019

On Tuesday, July 16th, our NU Summer STEM Program was focused on Energy; what it is, the different types, and how we (humans) can gather and harness it. As part of this day, students learned about sustainable energy sources, such as solar power, hydro power, and wind energy. PhD students Chi Qiao and Andrew Summerfield, […]

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