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IFTP 2016 – Wrap up

With the conclusion of two weeks of educational activities, transportation engineering excursions, and college-life integration, IFTP wrapped up for 2016.  Despite the fact that this was the first year that we are running this program, it was met with excellent feedback from both parents and students. Students learned about our current transportation system in Boston from […]

NUSSP 2016 – Wrap up

After two weeks of educational activities, college-life integration, and the summer sun, the NUSSP wrapped up for 2016. Despite the fact that the program had undergone a myriad of changes since last summer, our students and parents reported back with some of the most positive feedback we’ve received yet! Students learned about alternative and sustainable […]

Field Trip – Greater Egleston High Sc...

Today, students from the Greater Egleston High School visited to learn more about engineering, the engineering design process, and college in general. Students designed, built, and tested paper rockets, ate lunch on campus, asked questions about college, and looked at various buildings on campus.

Building Bridges – Spring 2016

Today, the Center for STEM Education, in conjunction with the College of Engineering, held it’s spring 2016 edition of Building Bridges. 90 students from 45 different schools in 8 states came to learn about various different engineering topics. Rifat Sipahi taught a bioengineering activity, “Detecting Disease Through Handwriting,” in which students learned how to take […]

Field Trip – Marie Philip School

Today, April 8th, juniors and seniors from the Marie Philip School at the Learning Center for the Deaf came for a field trip on engineering. The students learned about engineering and the design process, then designed and built catapults. After lunch, the students learned about rockets and how they work, then designed, built, and tested […]

Field Trip – Dorchester Collegiate Ac...

Today, students from the Dorchester Collegiate Academy came to learn about environmental sciences and engineering. In the morning, students learned about pollution and how it affects rivers, such as the Charles River. Students read a story about the Charles River, polluting a basin of water, representing the Charles. Using materials “purchased” off a $50 budget, […]

Field Trip – Gardner Pilot Academy

On March 18th, 7th grade students from the Gardner Pilot Academy came to learn about engineering, the engineering design process, and different career paths engineers can follow. The morning session was lead our work study Emily Chernich, who taught the students about what engineering is and the steps engineers follow to design a product. Nick, […]

Engineering Month – Reverse Fie...

In celebration of Engineering Month, the Center for STEM Education conducted five reverse field trips during the month of February. Rather than teachers bringing their students to Northeastern to learn about various STEM topics, during these visits Maureen, Nick, and Claire visited the classrooms directly and taught two hour hands-on, engineering activities. The schools visited […]

Field Trip – Catholic Schools

On February 26th, a combined 64 fifth grade students from the Saint Columbkille Partnership School and South Boston Catholic Academy in Boston joined staff and students from The Center for STEM for a day of engineering exploration and discovery. Starting with an introduction to engineering and the design process, the students then designed, built, and […]

NUSSP Spring 2016 Callback

Today, February 19th, NUSSP alumni from the last two summers attended the spring 2016 callback. The callback was taught by a variety of Northeastern students. First, Jenna Kiely led a discussion and activity on psychology and the Myer-Briggs test. Then, Phoebe Patwell, with the assistance of Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) volunteers, led a two […]

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Upcoming Events

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Curley Afterschool Program (CEP)

September 26
Organizers: Center for STEM Education
617-373-8380
and STEMout
Sat 30

BPS Career Fair

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Organizer: Boston Public Schools
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