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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 […]

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 […]

Engineering for Everyone Expo 2020

On Friday, Feb 21, 30+ elementary and middle school students visited Northeastern to attend the Engineering for Everyone Expo in McLeod Suites (Curry Student Center). 11 clubs on campus offered table top activities ranging from an RC Race Car Activity (ASME) to Spaghetti Marshmallow Structures (ASCE). Also present were NUSound, Innovators for Global Health, AerospaceNU, […]

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 […]

Grew Elementary – STEM Field Tr...

26 fourth grade students from Grew Elementary School in Hyde Park visited Northeastern. A Northeastern student group, FirstByte, taught the students binary communications via a Find the Mountain Climber activity. The students then asked our volunteers questions during the College 101 panel. They enjoyed learning about the different majors and were all interested in what […]

Joseph Lee – STEM Field Trip (1...

On Friday, January 17th we had our first STEM Field Trip of the Spring 2020 semester. 45 fifth grade students from the Joseph Lee Elementary School came to learn about Aerospace Engineering. This field trip was done in cooperation with the Northeastern student organization Aerospace NU, who helped throughout the day. The day started with […]

Building Bridges – Fall 2019

On Friday, December 6th, was the Fall 2019 edition of our Building Bridges event. 138 students from 66 different schools in 11 states signed up to participate, to learn all about engineering. Students picked from 17 different professor-led sessions, with each topic including some sort of presentation and/or hands-on activity. The day started with a […]

Edison – STEM Field Trip (11.15...

On Friday, November 15th, two classes (~30 students) from the Edison K-8 School came for our last STEM Field Trip of the semester. The visiting students were fifth graders; many of whom had come to last year’s field trip, where they learned about circuits and energy. For this year’s field trip, the students focused on […]

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