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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 […]

Field Trip – Murphy K-8 School

On November 18th, a large group (65) of 7th grade students came from the Murphy K-8 School to learn about the engineering design process. In the morning, students designed and built popsicle stick catapults, and shot them at volunteers (part of the plan!). During lunch, Assistant Dean Richard Harris came in for a motivational speech […]

Field Trip – Dudley St. Neighborhood ...

Today, on November 4th, 40+ fourth/fifth grade students from the Dudley St. Neighborhood Charter School came to learn about the engineering design process. In the morning, students designed, built, and tested the devices to catch falling eggs, rather than protecting the eggs as they fall. In the afternoon, students took turns building paper towers and […]

Field Trip – Lee K-8

On October 28th, ~30 4th grade students from the Lee K-8 School came for a field trip to learn about energy and electricity. Our volunteers Kurt Jaisle and Carlin Reynolds led the morning presentation and activities on snap circuits and solar panels. After lunch, Kristen Braley and Jameson O’Reilly lead the afternoon presentation and activity: […]

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