Posts by Nicolas Fuchs

Happy Monday! New Resources for the W...

Hope Everyone had a nice weekend (despite the awful weather). Looking forward to another week, quarantine or no! As we begin the week, I’d like to highlight two resources that were sent to me over the weekend, both of which are excellent! Also – if you have a moment, please try out the do now […]

nuSTEM Newsletter – Week 2 (3/2...

Welcome to Week 2! The topic for this week is: the wide world of engineering disciplines. Click Here for this week’s Newsletter. In this newsletter you will be introduced to a STEM topic and find a related-activity to work on during the week (please share your results with us!). In addition, we will introduce a […]

nuSTEM Newsletter+Resources – W...

We will be sharing a newsletter with an engineering activity each week and encourage you to email into us photos of projects and/or student work that we will share on our Blog. Welcome to Week 1! The topic for this week is: the Engineering Design Process! Click here for this week’s Newsletter!. In this newsletter […]

COVID-19 Updates

In the midst of decisions happening at the university/state/federal levels in regards to the 2019-2020 Coronavirus pandemic, we are unclear as of this moment as to what Outreach will be offered in the future. As of today (3/16/2020), all outreach (until late April) is canceled/on hold until further notice. We will post updates regarding STEM […]

BPS Science and Engineering Fair 2020

Last Saturday (2/29), the Center for STEM Education, in partnership with Boston Public School’s Science Department hosted the 74th Annual Citywide Science and Engineering Fair! Over 200 students with 127 total projects from 20 schools (Middle School: BLA, BLS, Eliot, Jackson Mann, JDOB, Kilmer, Mary Lyon, McCormack, New Mission, Timilty, Umana, Warren Prescott | High […]

NEPTUN Splash 2020!

Engineering Explorations 2020

Last week, from Tuesday (2/18) to Friday (2/21) our 2020 iteration of the Engineering Explorations program took place. On Tuesday, we introduced the Engineering Design Process and learned about Mechanical Engineering in more detail. The day started with some team-building exercises, then we discussed what we consider our most important technological inventions, and putting them […]

JFK Elementary – STEM Field Tri...

On Friday, February 14th we had another STEM field trip, this time a visit from 5th grade students (x45) from the JFK Elementary School, returning for their second year. Today we learned all about Natural Disasters and how Engineers (and ourselves) can prepare for them. In the morning, the students learned about Natural Disasters/Hazards and […]

OLoPHMGS – STEM Field Trip (2.7...

Today, on February 7th, we had 24 students joining us from Our Lady of Perpetual Help Mission Grammar School (5th and 6th graders). Our introduction to engineering presentation, led by STEM work study students Anya and Hadeel, informed the students about what engineering is about (solving problems!), the engineering design process (Ask|Imagine|Plan|Create|Improve), and what the […]

Phineas Bates – STEM Field Trip...

Today we had our third field trip of the semester, and this time the fourth grade (36 students) from the Phineas Bates Elementary School came. This is their 3rd year in a row (last year and year before) coming to campus, and it was great to have them back! The students learned about engineering (problem […]

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