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Tucker Elementary – STEM Field Trip (...

On Friday, April 8th we had our penultimate field trip of the academic school year, wherein we went to visit the fourth graders at the Tucker Elementary School in Milton. Thank you Professor Eno Ebong for sponsoring this field trip, and PhD students Chinedu and Nicholas from her lab for helping out (and Hadeel and […]

St. Agatha School – STEM Field Trip (...

On Tuesday, March 29th we visited the St. Agatha School in Milton, visiting two 6th grade classes. In one room was Teddi (who ran our affiliated Genetics Afterschool Program last year) and myself, whilst in the other room were our two work studies Gabby and Zandria. Today’s topic was engineering and the design process. During […]

Higginson/Lewis – STEM Field Trip (11...

Higginson/Lewis – STEM Field Trip (11.5.2021)

On Friday, November 5th we went on our penultimate reverse field trip (for this semester), visiting two fourth grade classrooms at the Higginson/Lewis K-8 school in Roxbury, (Boston). With me were two volunteers: Mikey and Caitlyn, two PhD students in Professor Heather Brenhouse’s developmental neuropsychobiology lab and NUCLEUS graduate student members: thank you both for […]

Mission Grammar – STEM Field Trip (10...

On Friday, October 15th, 2021, we had our second reverse field trip of the year! We visited the 1st grade classes at the Mission Grammar School in Mission Hill (Boston). A younger field trip audience than usual (we typically do 4th-8th graders), this field trip was our third ever with Mission Grammar (the teacher we […]

Grew Elementary – STEM Field Trip (10...

On Friday, October 1st, we had our second field trip of the year – a “reverse” field trip (RFT) – where instead of students coming to us, we went to visit a school. We’ve done similar RFTs in the past, but it’s been awhile (last RFT in November 2017). For this field trip, we visited […]

RBTV – STEM Field Trip (9.25.2021)

On Saturday, September 25th, we held our first field trip of the semester in collaboration with the Ron Burton Training Village. They invited Nick and NU volunteers Maya, Brendan, Jonathan and I to the Boston Waterworks Museum. At the Museum, we worked with 40 girls who are interested in STEM to learn more about how […]

Reverse Field Trip – Murphy K-8...

On November 7th, four Northeastern volunteers went to the Murphy K-8 School for a reverse field trip on the Engineering Design Process. Working with the school’s normal schedule, students were challenged to complete the Reverse Egg Drop activity with a limited amount of time. Volunteers Brian and Colin played an integral role in leading the […]

Engineering Month – Reverse Fie...

In celebration of Engineering Month, the Center for STEM Education conducted five reverse field trips during the month of February. Rather than teachers bringing their students to Northeastern to learn about various STEM topics, during these visits Maureen, Nick, and Claire visited the classrooms directly and taught two hour hands-on, engineering activities. The schools visited […]

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