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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 new volunteers: Mikey and Caitlyn, two PhD students in Professor Heather Brenhouse’s developmental neuropsychobiology lab: thank you both for coming today! In today’s […]

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 […]

STEM Field Trip Applications – ...

STEM Field Trip Applications – Open for AY 2021-2022

Dear Teachers, Principals, Science Coordinators, etc., We (Center for STEM Education) will be continuing our STEM Field Trip series in the 2021-2022 academic school year. We will be offering three types of field trips: Virtually, On-Campus (coming to Northeastern), and Reverse (we come to your school). The survey has questions related to all three types […]

Boyden Elementary – STEM Field ...

On Thursday, April 29th, we had our last field trip of the semester! The Boyden Elementary School from Walpole came for a special field trip, learning about engineering. The vast majority of our field trips have been for students in grades 4-6, occasionally teaching students in grades 7-9. This field trip however was for 2nd […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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