Posts by Sakura Gandolfo

S-POWER @Northeastern University Ener...

S-POWER students from Northeastern University and MassBay Community College recently attended the Northeastern University Energy conference. Christopher De Oliveira, an S-POWER student, gave us his perspective on the conference: “For me, the best part of this Energy conference was the “Future of the Built Environment” panel because not only did the panelists tell the attendees […]

Saint Columbkille Catholic School – S...

On January 25th, the Center for STEM Educations hosted 30 fifth grade students from the Saint Columbkille school for the third STEM field trip of 2019! The activities of the day were themed around water. The students began their day with a presentation on ‘Who Polluted the Charles,’ where they had the chance to simulate […]

Field Trip to Block Island

On July 25th, the Young Scholars (along with other groups such as the REUs and ASME) took their last field trip down to Block Island in Rhode Island to take a tour of the wind farms. Wind farming is the grouping of wind turbines in an effort to generate electricity, and Rhode Island is home […]

Young Scholars Program Field Trip to ...

On Thursday July 12, the Young Scholars took a field trip to MassDOT and the MBTA Command Center, where they learned about the field of transportation and what the future of transportation looks like. In the morning, the students connected with former Center for STEM program counselor and current Policy Assistant at MassDOT Dan Sullivan, […]

Young Scholars Program 2018 Week 3

Tuesday July 11th – The Young Scholars Program hosted by the Center for STEM Education has just started its third week. There are twenty high-achieving rising seniors in high school participating in research in ten different engineering or pharmaceutical labs across campus. They are working diligently on their research projects and have participated in activities […]

Field Trip – Phineas Bates Elem...

On February 2nd, 48 fourth grade students from the Phineas Bates Elementary School came to Northeastern University for a field trip on catapults and a visit to the earthquake lab. In the morning, the students were given a presentation on an introduction to engineering and then proceeded to build catapults made of popsicle sticks, tape, spoons, and a rubber […]

Field Trip – Mary Lyon K-8 Scho...

On January 26th, 36 fifth and sixth grade students from the Mary Lyon K-8 School came to Northeastern University for a field trip on solar panels, wind turbines, and a visit to the earthquake lab. In the morning, the students were split into two groups. One group worked on solar panels, in which they received an overview of […]

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