Posts by Nicolas Fuchs

Field Trip – Dearborn STEM Academy (4...

On April 7th, 30 eighth graders from Dearborn STEM Academy came to Northeastern University for a field trip on engineering. Volunteers from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Northeastern Chapter introduced students to the basics of rocketry. The students then completed the Paper Rockets activity where they designed and built their own model rockets. […]

EFA Field Trip – Philbrick Elem...

On March 21st, 25 forth graders from Philbrick Elementary School came to Northeastern University for an EFA field trip on energy. Volunteer Phoebe led the presentation on Intro to Engineering. Students then did the Paper Circuits activity and the Wind Turbines activity. In the Wind Turbine activity the students designed and made their own turbine […]

Field Trip – Columbus Elementar...

On March 17th, 74 fifth graders from Columbus Elementary School came to Northeastern University for a field trip on pollution. The students did the Who Polluted and Water Filters activity. They were taught about the sources and effects of pollution by Volunteer Colin. The students then designed and constructed their own water filters that were […]

Field Trip – Bentley Academy Charter ...

Field Trip – Bentley Academy Charter School (3-24-17)

On March 24th, 36 forth graders from the Bentley Academy Charter School; came to Northeastern University for a field trip on energy and engineering. The students experimented with solar panels and how different colors and other factors influence the voltage output in the Solar Energy activity. Then students were able to ask a panel of […]

Field Trip – J.P. Manning Elementary ...

On February 3rd, 25 fifth graders from J.P. Manning Elementary came to Northeastern University for a field trip on engineering. The students built Catapults using popsicle sticks and tape. The students then did an Egg Drop activity where they built a device to absorb the shock of landing from a certain height.

Field Trip – Lawrence Family Developm...

On January 20th, 57 eighth grade students from Lawrence Family Development Charter School came to Northeastern University for a field trip on pollution and energy. The students did the Who Polluted and Water Filters activity. The students learned about the sources of pollution and contamination issues by looking at the history of the Charles river. […]

EFA Field Trip – King K-8 School (1-1...

“Excellence for All” (EFA) is an initiative out of Superintendent Tommy Chang’s 100 Day plan, intended to expand access to rigorous curriculum and enrichment experiences for students in Boston Public Schools. During the 2016-2017 school year the initiative is focused on 4th grade classrooms. Many of these classes were invited to Northeastern for K-12 Field […]

Field Trip – Avon Middle High School ...

On January 13th, 62 seventh grade students from the Avon Middle High School came to Northeastern University for a field trip on energy and engineering. The students split up into two main groups. One group did the Solar Energy activity, lead by the Northeastern volunteer Julian. At the same time the other group worked on […]

Building Bridges – Fall 2016

December 2016 Building Bridges The CoE / Center for STEM Education‘s fall edition of Building Bridges took place today. 63 high school students from 49 schools and 7 states attended. A large thank you to all the faculty, staff, and volunteers for making this event possible! Following registration and session selection, Claire Duggan’s and Rich […]

Field Trip – Brooke Roslindale Charte...

On December 2nd, fifth grade students from the Brooke Roslindale Charter School came for a field trip on telecommunications. In the morning, students learned about the history of telecommunications, then took turns either learning more about phone lines / building a 3D network and using snap circuits to learn about and send morse code. After […]

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