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Mildred Ave K-8 School – STEM F...

Last Friday, on March 22nd, students and teachers at Mildred Ave K-8 School visited Northeastern University for the first time. About 50 eighth grade students split up into three classrooms to learn all about Catapults, Reverse Egg Drops and Earthquakes. In the Catapults section, students learned about projectile motion and accuracy and precision. They then […]

Engineering for Everyone Expo 2024

Engineering for Everyone Expo 2024

The Center for STEM Education is hosting their annual Engineering for Everyone Expo! We are looking for engineers in the making. Come and be inspired and enrich your understanding of engineering. Students of all ages are invited to join us for this free event! We welcome all aspiring scientists, engineers, and inventors to Be Inspired […]

Building Bridges – Fall 2023

Building Bridges – Fall 2023

Last Friday, (December 8, 2023) the Center for STEM Education at Northeastern University, with the College of Engineering/Admissions, hosted the fall 2023 edition of our Building Bridges event. 134 students from 40 different schools in 7 states came to learn about various engineering topics with Northeastern faculty and PhD students (see list of sessions below). […]

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 […]

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