Posts in category STEM Field Trips

Linden STEAM Academy – STEM Fie...

Last Friday we had our first field trip of the new academic school year! About 50 eighth grade students from the Linden STEAM Academy in Malden came to learn about Engineering and the Design process (EDP). In the morning, Jen Morin, a volunteer from AIAA (the Northeastern student rocket club) led a Paper Rockets activity, […]

Field Trip – King K-8 (3-23-18)

On March 23rd, 50 fourth graders from King K-8 School came to Northeastern University for a field trip on engineering and renewable energy. In the morning, the students were split into two groups. The first group created a number of functional circuits to play music, power a fan or lamp, or a combination of tasks […]

Field Trip – Curley K-8 School ...

On March 16th, 36 fourth graders from Curley K-8 School came to Northeastern University for a field trip on engineering. The students went to the earthquake lab where they learned how civil engineers design buildings to withstand earthquakes and simulate the effects of an earthquake on a structure. The students then made their own “buildings” […]

Field Trip – Blackstone Innovat...

On February 9, 60 fifth grade students from the Blackstone Innovation School came to Northeastern University for a field trip on engineering. In the morning the students completed a Reverse Egg Drop activity. The students had a wide range of materials to ‘buy’ with their allotted budgets, in order to create a device that results in a successful […]

Field Trip – Phineas Bates Elem...

On February 2nd, 48 fourth grade students from the Phineas Bates Elementary School came to Northeastern University for a field trip on catapults and a visit to the earthquake lab. In the morning, the students were given a presentation on an introduction to engineering and then proceeded to build catapults made of popsicle sticks, tape, spoons, and a rubber […]

Field Trip – Mary Lyon K-8 Scho...

On January 26th, 36 fifth and sixth grade students from the Mary Lyon K-8 School came to Northeastern University for a field trip on solar panels, wind turbines, and a visit to the earthquake lab. In the morning, the students were split into two groups. One group worked on solar panels, in which they received an overview of […]

Field Trip – New Mission High S...

On November 17, 65 seventh grade students from the New Mission High School came to Northeastern University for a field trip on engineering. The students participated in the egg drop experiment in the morning. The students have a wide range of materials to ‘buy’ with their allotted budgets, in order to create a device that results in […]

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 […]

Field Trip – JP Manning Element...

On October 20th, 25 fifth graders from JP Manning Elementary came to Northeastern University for a field trip on engineering. A number of volunteers from Northeastern’s Student Chapter of ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) helped run this field trip. The students learned about the basics of engineering and the engineering design process as Brian […]

Field Trip – Brooke Roslindale ...

On October 20th, 60 fifth graders from Brooke Roslindale came to Northeastern University for a field trip on telecommunications. The students were given a presentation on communication systems. The students then split into two main groups. The first group of students used Snap Circuits to build light switches that were then used to transmit Morse […]