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Field Trip – King K-8 (3-23-18)

On March 23rd, 50 fourth graders from King K-8 School came to Northeastern University for a field trip on engineering and renewable energy. In the morning, the students were split into two groups. The first group created a number of functional circuits to play music, power a fan or lamp, or a combination of tasks […]

Field Trip – Curley K-8 School ...

On March 16th, 36 fourth graders from Curley K-8 School came to Northeastern University for a field trip on engineering. The students went to the earthquake lab where they learned how civil engineers design buildings to withstand earthquakes and simulate the effects of an earthquake on a structure. The students then made their own “buildings” […]

Engineering for Everyone Expo- Spring...

On Friday, February 23, 2018, the Center for STEM Education celebrated National Engineers Week with the support of over twenty student organizations holding their 2nd Engineering for Everyone Expo.  This event was part of the CoE’s celebration for National Engineers Week. Thank you to the faculty, staff, and volunteers that made this event possible! Over 180 […]

Boston Public Schools Science and Eng...

The Boston Public Schools Science Department and Northeastern University’s Center for STEM Education will host Boston’s 72nd Annual Boston Science Fair on Saturday, March 3rd. Over 300 middle and high school students from across the City of Boston will present their projects to 100+ judges from Northeastern University, partner universities, and local industry.  The general public is […]

National Engineers Week – 2/20/...

In celebration of Engineers Week, Northeastern University Center for STEM Education hosted a variety of activities and events for aspiring K-12 students interested in the STEM field. During the week, the students learned about engineering through a variety of activities, experiments, and demonstrations.   Day 1- Tuesday February 20, 2018: 25 fourth, fifth, and sixth […]

Field Trip – Blackstone Innovat...

On February 9, 60 fifth grade students from the Blackstone Innovation School came to Northeastern University for a field trip on engineering. In the morning the students completed a Reverse Egg Drop activity. The students had a wide range of materials to ‘buy’ with their allotted budgets, in order to create a device that results in a successful […]

Field Trip – Phineas Bates Elem...

On February 2nd, 48 fourth grade students from the Phineas Bates Elementary School came to Northeastern University for a field trip on catapults and a visit to the earthquake lab. In the morning, the students were given a presentation on an introduction to engineering and then proceeded to build catapults made of popsicle sticks, tape, spoons, and a rubber […]

Field Trip – Mary Lyon K-8 Scho...

On January 26th, 36 fifth and sixth grade students from the Mary Lyon K-8 School came to Northeastern University for a field trip on solar panels, wind turbines, and a visit to the earthquake lab. In the morning, the students were split into two groups. One group worked on solar panels, in which they received an overview of […]

Field Trip – New Mission High S...

On November 17, 65 seventh grade students from the New Mission High School came to Northeastern University for a field trip on engineering. The students participated in the egg drop experiment in the morning. The students have a wide range of materials to ‘buy’ with their allotted budgets, in order to create a device that results in […]

Field Trip – Fall Callback (11-...

On November 10th, 25 sixth to eighth graders from local schools came to Northeastern University for Fall Callback. All of these students had previously participated in either NUSSP or GE Girls here at the Center for STEM Education at Northeastern. In the morning the students did name games and ice breakers to get to know […]

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