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nuSTEM Newsletter 36 – Physical...

Welcome to Newsletter 36! >>Click Here for this week’s Newsletter<< In our newsletter you will be introduced to a STEM topic and find a related-activity to work on during the week (please share your results with us!), as well as extensions to additional learning or games related to the field. In addition, you will find […]

Driscoll – STEM Field Trip (4.1...

On Friday, April 16th, we hosted the Driscoll Middle School (52 x 8th graders) for a virtual field, teaching about Natural Disasters. Field trip was led by myself (due to the modified schedule), with assistance by Sakura, Sena, Tasha, Tyree, and Anya. This was our first field trip where all the attending students where in […]

Phineas Bates – STEM Field Trip...

On Wednesday, April 14th, 30 fourth grade students from the Phineas Bates Elementary School came to Northeastern for a virtual field trip to learn about the engineering design process. This is now the fifth consecutive year that Ms. Hughes’ 4th grade classroom has come for a field trip! Today, NU student volunteers Hadeel and Samantha […]

nuSTEM Newsletter 35 – Human Ge...

Welcome to Newsletter 35! >>Click Here for this week’s Newsletter<< In our newsletter you will be introduced to a STEM topic and find a related-activity to work on during the week (please share your results with us!), as well as extensions to additional learning or games related to the field. In addition, you will find […]

Northeastern Giving Day!

Northeastern’s Center for STEM Education Giving Day! Northeastern University is hosting its annual Giving Day today! This is an amazing opportunity to support the Center for STEM Education and help us continue providing nearby communities with fun and exciting STEM activities to encourage a new generation of STEM thinkers. Every year the Center for STEM […]

nuSTEM Newsletter 34 – The Scie...

Welcome to Newsletter 34! >>Click Here for this week’s Newsletter<< In our newsletter you will be introduced to a STEM topic and find a related-activity to work on during the week (please share your results with us!), as well as extensions to additional learning or games related to the field. In addition, you will find […]

Peaslee Elementary – STEM Field...

On Thursday, April 1st, the Peaslee Elementary School in Northborough came to a virtual field trip with the Center for STEM Education, organized by/with CPS Associate Director for Licensure Jennifer Madonna. Sixty-five fourth grade students came for a day to learn about engineering and the design process. NU Volunteer Francheska led, whilst Tyree, Madisyn, Lauryn, […]

Genetics Afterschool Program – ...

Today was the last day of the Genetics Afterschool Program, running for the first time this winter. Created by Northeastern undergraduate student Theodora Stanley (Health Science ’22), in partnership with NU Biology professor Jamie Henzy, this six week afterschool program taught students all about genetics, as outlined below. Week 1 (2/25): DNA: A Self-Portrait | […]

nuSTEM Newsletter 33 – COVID Va...

nuSTEM Newsletter 33 – COVID Vaccines

Welcome to Newsletter 33! >>Click Here for this week’s Newsletter<< In the past year, the outbreak of COVID-19 has disrupted everyday life, from online schooling to social distancing to the normalization of masks. In this week’s funletter, you’ll learn more about the COVID Vaccine, how it works, and how it’ll help us return back to […]

STEM Afterschool Program – Wint...

STEM Afterschool Program – Winter 2021 Last Thursday we wrapped up this semester’s STEM Afterschool Program, which ran for 8 weeks from January 28th to March 25th on Thursdays from 3-4pm and had a total participation of 56 students! This semester’s program was focused on “Careers in Engineering:” students learned about a variety of engineering […]

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