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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 […]

2023 Young Scholars Program: Wrap Up

Today concluded the 2023 Young Scholars Program! During the second half of the program, the students worked hard to create their final presentations and posters, while also attending weekly seminars and field trips. Week 4 kicked off with a “GEM Informational Session” from  Richard Harris. During homeroom the following day, Mark Casto led a rocket […]

2023 Young Scholars Program: Week 3

This week marked the halfway point of the 2023 Young Scholars Program! During Week 2, which was abbreviated for the Fourth of July, students attended a presentation from Sara Hashmi (ChemE) on “Squishing Complex Fluids Through Small Spaces,” as well as a session about research learning contracts from Pam Mabrouk (Chemistry/Chemical Biology). On Monday of […]

2023 Young Scholars Program: Week 1

Today concluded the first week of the 2023 Young Scholars Program! Twenty-two rising high school seniors were selected from numerous Boston area applicants to participate in summer research on the Northeastern campus. In addition to a research experience, this program also provides college application preparation, professional development, field trips to companies and research centers, and […]

A Summer of Research and Discovery

This summer nine students from four Greater Boston Community Colleges were selected to participate in the 10-week REU-PATHWAY (NSF#2150417 P.I. I.Zeid, C.Duggan Co-PI) program.  Program implementation is supported by The Center for STEM Education enhancing research placements with daily homerooms, lunchtime sessions, field trips, professional development, and Arduino workshops. This REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) […]

Congratulations 2023 Graduates!

Congratulations 2023 Graduates!

With the 2023 school year ending, the Center for STEM Education would love to congratulate our S-POWER students, volunteers and work studies. Thank you so much for being a part of and supporting the Center for STEM Education throughout your college experience. We look forward to the amazing things you will do in the future, […]

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