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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 […]

nuSTEM Newsletter 32 – STEAM

Welcome to Newsletter 32! >>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 […]

Charles Sumner – STEM Field Tri...

Today, March 17th, we (virtually) visited Ms. McKinney’s fourth grade class (15 students) at the Charles Sumner Elementary School, learning all about Natural Disasters! Today, Hadeel and Karen led the field trip, with extra help by NU students Lauryn and Chris. Students started by learning about natural hazards/disasters and coming up with disaster plans (what […]

McCormack MS – STEM Field Trip ...

Last Friday, March 12th, the McCormack Middle School visited us virtually! We split into two sessions of 1.5 hours each, teaching a total of 51 students over these sessions. Session 1 was led by Maya & Karen, whilst session 2 was lead by Kayla and Nathalie. Additionally, NU students Sena, Tyree, Chris, Samantha, Lauryn, Isabela […]

nuSTEM Newsletter 31 – The MBTA...

nuSTEM Newsletter 31 – The MBTA!

Welcome to Newsletter 31! >>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 […]

Joyce Kilmer – STEM Field Trip ...

Today we had another STEM field trip (our 12th of the academic year!); this time we (virtually) visited the 6th grade class (~55 students) at the Joyce Kilmer K-8 School. This field trip was organized by Fernando Clevez, teacher at the Kilmer and a long-time science fair judge! Topic this week was Engineering Design Process […]

nuSTEM Newsletter 30 – Impacts ...

Welcome to Newsletter 30! >>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 […]

nuSTEM Newsletter 29 – What is ...

Welcome to Newsletter 29! >>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 […]

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