nuSTEM Newsletter 40 – UN Sustainability Goals: Gender Equality, Reduced Inequality, and Good Health and Wellbeing

Welcome to Newsletter 40!
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Welcome back! For the next 6 weeks, we’ll be discussing the 17 UN Goals aimed to achieve global prosperity and peace by the year 2030.

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: UN Sustainability Goals – Gender Equality, Reduced Inequality, and Good Health and Wellbeing. For a list of prior blog posts, see the blog index.

Resource Highlight

Learn more about this week’s UN goals by digging a little deeper into their website!

Communications materials - United Nations Sustainable Development

File:Sustainable Development Goal 3.png - Wikimedia Commons Communications materials - United Nations Sustainable Development Communications materials - United Nations Sustainable Development


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.

  • ScienceKids
    Science Kids - Fun Science & Technology for Kids!
    Science Kids is an online resource filled with educational activities and interactive games for anyone to enjoy! Find a ton of activities on this website from Experiments, Games, Facts, Quizzes, and so much more. Click the link above if you want to learn more about science and technology!
  • STEMcareer

    Ever wonder what type of job a STEM degree can land you? STEM career is a great resource that explains the benefits of STEM careers. Here you can learn more about each STEM field and the different professions that it can lead to. STEM career also contain other interesting articles to read, including articles on current STEM issues, STEM scholarships, and leaders in STEM.

K-12 Student Engagement (2021-2022)

Number of students directly interacted with with program efforts in AY 2021-22 (Sept ’21 – July ’22):

951

Blog Posts – by Date

Blog Posts – by Category