nuSTEM Newsletter 42 – UN Sustainability Goals: Responsible Consumption and Production, Affordable Clean Energy, Clean Water and Sanitation

Welcome to Newsletter 42!
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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 – Responsible Consumption and Production, Affordable Clean Energy, Clean Water and Sanitation. 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

Sustainable Development Goal 6 - Wikipedia Sustainable Development Goal 7 - Wikipedia Sustainable Development Goal 12 - Wikipedia


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.

  • STEM Works
    STEM-Works (@STEM_Works) / TwitterSTEM Works is an online community that contains tons of STEM resources. They primarily focus on crime scene investigation, extreme weather, medical innovations, robotics, space, the animal kingdom, under the sea, and wind energy. Besides informative pieces, you can also find fun stem activities that anyone can get involved in.
  • National Geographic Kids
    National Geographic Kids - Wikipedia
    National Geographic Kids is a website surrounding the amazing world of animals. With stunning photography and cinematography, National Geographic Kids definitely a site to visit to explore and discover the natural world.

K-12 Student Engagement (2021-2022)

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

951

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Blog Posts – by Category