Posts in category STEM Field Trips

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: […]

Field Trip – King K-8 School

On October 7th, 7th and 8th grade students from the King K-8 School came to Northeastern to learn about engineering. Northeastern’s chapter of AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics) taught the students about rockets and helped them design, build, and test paper rockets. In the afternoon, Alpay Demiryurek, from the civil engineering department, led […]

Field Trip – Longsjo Middle School

Today, on September 30th, 7th and 8th grade students from Longsjo Middle School in Fitchburg came to visit Northeastern for this year’s second field trip. Our work study Maddy Leger taught the students about electricity, energy, and circuits. Students used snap circuits kits to learn about circuits in series and in parallel. Students also used […]

Field Trip – O.H. Perry K-8 School

Today, September 23, 2016, Mary Moran brought 4th and 5th grade students from the O.H. Perry School to learn about engineering and environmental sciences. Students learned about pollution and how it affects the Charles River. Students read a story, during which they polluted the Charles River (represented by a basin of water). During lunch, the […]

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.

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, […]

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Upcoming Events

Tue 26

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
(617) 635-9000
Oct 03