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Boyden Elementary School – STEM Field...

On Friday, November 9th, 60 fifth grade students from the Boyden Elementary School in Walpole came to visit Northeastern. The day revolved around a theme of Engineering, starting off with an introduction to engineering and the design process. The students participated in the Reverse Egg Drop activity in the morning, where they were tasked with […]

Phineas Bates Elementary School – STE...

On Friday, November 2, 40 fourth graders from the Phineas Bates Elementary School came to visit Northeastern for a field trip on engineering. They engaged in two specific activities: reverse egg drop and catapults. In the morning, students completed the “Reverse Egg Drop” activity, in which the students had to think like an engineer and create an […]

Mendell Elementary School – STEM Fiel...

On Friday, October 26th, 50 fourth grade students from the Mendell Elementary School came to visit Northeastern. The Center for STEM Education has partnered with the Mendell for the past three years as part of the EFA robotics initiative, and this was also the third consecutive year in which teachers from the Mendell have come […]

Edison K-8 School – STEM Field Trip 4...

On Friday, October 19, 60 fourth grade students from the Edison K-8 School visited Northeastern for a field trip on solar panels, snap circuits, and wind turbines. In the morning, the students learned about various types of energy, including where they come from and what they are used for. They applied their knowledge on electrical […]

Mason Pilot Elementary School –...

On September 28, 40 students from Mason Pilot Elementary School visited Northeastern University for a field trip on pollution and sustainability. In the morning, the students learned about sources of water pollution and ways to detect and combat the effects of it with water filters. They read a story about the development of pollution in […]

Rysensteen Gymnasium: Denmark comes t...

Yesterday, on September 24th, 2018, a group of 28 high school seniors and their two teachers from the Rysensteen Gymnasium in Copenhagen, Denmark visited Northeastern for a look at the engineering facilities and people on campus. This field trip was organized by the Center for STEM Education, Luis Frias, and Professor Beverly Kris Jaeger-Helton. The […]

Mary Lyon K-8 School – STEM Fie...

On September 21, 50 students from Mary Lyon K-8 School visited Northeastern University for a field trip on pollution and sustainability. The field trip was organized by Mike McMahon and included volunteers from Northeastern’s chapter of ASME. In the morning, the students learned about sources of water pollution and ways to detect and combat the […]

Linden STEAM Academy – STEM Fie...

Last Friday we had our first field trip of the new academic school year! About 50 eighth grade students from the Linden STEAM Academy in Malden came to learn about Engineering and the Design process (EDP). In the morning, Jen Morin, a volunteer from AIAA (the Northeastern student rocket club) led a Paper Rockets activity, […]

REU POWER 2018

On July 31, 2018, our first cohort of REU POWER  https://stem.neu.edu/summer/reu/  participants had the opportunity to present on their research work. Research Experience for Undergraduates Poster Session and Presentations 2018 [ 1] Smart Solar Energy Michaela Harrell, Clark Atlanta University Brad Lehman, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Mahshid Amirabadi, Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering […]

Field Trip to Block Island

On July 25th, the Young Scholars (along with other groups such as the REUs and ASME) took their last field trip down to Block Island in Rhode Island to take a tour of the wind farms. Wind farming is the grouping of wind turbines in an effort to generate electricity, and Rhode Island is home […]

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Fri 30

Building Bridges – Fall 2018

November 30 @ 8:30 am - 2:15 pm