nuSTEM Newsletter 38 – National Engineers Week & Black History Month

Welcome to Newsletter 38!
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Sorry for the lack of newsletters but we’re back and excited to share our newest one!

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 a Northeastern connection – something Northeastern is doing related to that field. This week’s topic: National Engineers Week & Black History Month. For a list of prior blog posts, see the blog index.

Resource Highlight

  • Why Engineering is so Important to Society | GET
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    National Engineers week is upon us! Engineers are problem solvers. From building bridges to breakthroughs in technology, engineers work hard to help society in a variety of ways. Learn more about what engineers do and why it is so important to society in the link above.
  • Black History Month STEM Resources & Innovators to Know
    PRIMARY TEACHER PD: Engineering is Elementary - Inspiring Tasmania
    February is Black History Month! To celebrate this month, EiE has collected and shared a list of innovators to know and a bunch of STEM resources. Browse through their blogposts to learn more about their featured Black and African American scientists, engineers, and mathematicians. Also make sure to check out their additional resources, provided to empower Black STEM Professionals. Celebrate Black History Month with EiE in the link above.

Web Resources for K-12 Students and Parents

In addition to the resource highlight above, which is tied directly to the Newsletter topic, we will also highlight two new web resources each week.

  • National Engineers Week | Boston Children’s Museum
    A new logo for the Children&#39;s Museum - The Boston Globe
    The Boston Children’s Museum is celebrating National Engineers week. From interviews with real engineers, to groundbreaking accomplishments of famous engineers to exciting engineering activities, follow along with the Boston Children’s Museum to explore engineering of all kinds.
  • PBS Learning Media 
    PBS LearningMedia logo
    PBS Learning Media is a great website filled with free lesson plans, videos, and interactives. Sort by subjects or grades and explore interesting topics such as life science, technology and society, engineering design and more!

K-12 Student Engagement (2020-2021)

Number of students directly interacted with with program efforts in AY 2020-21 (Sept ’20 – July ’21):

1489

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