Last Friday (10.6) marked our second field trip of the 2023-2024 academic year!
50 students from Dever Elementary School in Boston came to Northeastern to participate in STEM activities. The day started with a presentation on the Engineering Design Process and the fundamentals of bioengineering. The first activity the students completed was a reverse egg drop. They tried to build a device to catch an egg — without breaking — dropped from a height! The egg worked as a great example of a brain and a skull to emphasize the importance of wearing helmets and for the ongoing research in the brain injury space. The activity was a great hit!
After lunch, students built paper rockets and launched them over Centennial. They worked in teams and showed a lot of collaboration skills — so important in engineering and other STEM fields! The rockets went really high, which is always super exciting.
Thank you Dever Elementary!