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Dever Elementary – STEM Field T...

Last Friday (10.6) marked our second field trip of the 2023-2024 academic year! 50 students from Dever Elementary School in Boston came to Northeastern to participate in STEM activities. The day started with a presentation on the Engineering Design Process and the fundamentals of bioengineering. The first activity the students completed was a reverse egg […]

Massachusetts Teacher STEM Fair (09.3...

On September 30th, staff and volunteers at the Center for STEM Education attended the Massachusetts Teacher STEM Fair at Gillette Stadium. The goal of this event was to “empower, inspire, transform, and unleash the power of STEM education!” We brought the Hexbugs activity and the Paper Rockets activity to provide Massachusetts educators and their families […]

Chittick School – STEM Field Tr...

On Friday, October 13th, we welcomed around twenty-five 5th grade students from the Chittick Elementary School to campus. First, they learnt all about natural disasters and emergency kits. Working in teams, the students were assigned different natural disasters and brainstormed what they wanted in their emergency kits for the home as well as what they […]

Science Fair Resources

Science Fair Resources

Science fairs are an exciting opportunity for students to delve into the world of scientific inquiry. To help you embark on this educational journey, we, on the behalf of Northeastern’s Center for STEM Education, have compiled a list of concise and informative resources that will lead whichever project you pursue to success. If you’re just […]

Edward Everett – STEM Field Tri...

On Friday, September 29th we had our first STEM field tip of the 2023 – 2024 academic school year! On this day, 45 fifth grade students from the Edward Everett School in Dorchester came to learn about engineering (also known as problem solving). First, the students did the reverse egg drop activity! Instead of the […]

Volunteer Training Day – STEM Field T...

Volunteer Training Day – STEM Field Trips (9.22.2023)

Last Friday (9.22) we had our Volunteer Training Day for the Fall 2023 semester. Many volunteers came out to learn what their role would be in any upcoming field trips, got their questions answered on how to get involved, as well as got hands-on experience with some of the events that are held during field […]

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 […]

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 […]

March 18th – NEPTUN SPLASH for High S...

Splash offers the opportunity for high school students to take fun and informative workshops offered by Northeastern undergraduates. This day-long event is entirely free, running from 8:45am – 6:40pm on Saturday, March 18th at Northeastern University’s Boston Campus. Come for as many sessions as you want throughout the day! Workshops cover a wide variety of […]

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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