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High-Tech Tools and Toys -Summer Professional Development Opportunity – Community College Faculty and Secondary Teachers

Written on May 13, 2015 at 7:00 pm, by

Summer Professional Development Opportunity for Secondary STEM Teachers and Community College Faculty You are invited to apply to attend a two-week summer workshop (July 13th – July 24th)  for Secondary STEM Teachers and/or Community College faculty.  The workshop will introduce participants to the High-Tech Tools and Toys course being offered at Northeastern University and provide  Continue Reading »

Cambridge Science Festival – Carnival and Events!

Written on April 16, 2015 at 5:09 pm, by

The Cambridge Science Festival’s CARNIVAL is this Saturday, April 18th!  Be sure to stop by our table if you attend! In addition, our friends at the CSF have offered FREE tickets for you and a guest to attend either or both of our two major Celebrating Einstein events – Speaking of Einstein on this Friday April 17  Continue Reading »

Northeastern Students Volunteer on 4th Grade Field Trip

Written on November 25, 2014 at 3:22 pm, by

On November 21, 2014, 75 fourth grade students from Boston spent the day at Northeastern University learning first-hand about Engineering and how they need to prepare for a STEM major in college.  As part of the on-going STEM field trip series NU undergraduate and graduate students have been working with The Center for STEM to  Continue Reading »

2nd Grade Field Trip to Northeastern University

Written on November 10, 2014 at 9:16 pm, by

On November 7th, 50 students in the 2nd grade from the Winthrop Elementary School visited Northeastern University and participated in hands-on activities with 5 members of NU’s chapter of the New England Water and Environmental Association (NEWEA), 10 NU Engineering undergraduate students, and 5 volunteers in the RE-SEED program.  It was a special trip for the  Continue Reading »

High School Students – Take Classes with NU Students this Saturday Nov 1st!

Written on October 27, 2014 at 5:46 pm, by

Calling All High School Students! Attend *FREE* classes taught by Northeastern University undergraduate and graduate students this Saturday, November 1st!  Take a look here at all the courses available for Section 2 (Nov 1st).  Interested students must sign up on the website and enroll in the program here! Take classes including (but not limited to):  Continue Reading »

K-12 Teacher Professional Development – ASEE

Written on October 9, 2014 at 3:25 pm, by

The resources listed are to assist K-12 teachers who wish to become teachers of engineering.  http://www.asee.org/conferences-and-events/outreach/egfi-program/k12-teacher-professional-development The first document below provides a comprehensive description of the professional preparation and development required to fully prepare teachers of engineering. The second document is a matrix for evaluating a given program for teacher preparation or professional development. The  Continue Reading »

Building Bridges – Dec. 5th – Register Now!

Written on October 3, 2014 at 4:01 pm, by

The Fall 2014 Building Bridges program will take place on Friday, December 5th from 9 am – 3 pm. WHEN: Friday, December 5th  – Check-in: 9-9:30 am WHERE: Northeastern University Curry Student Center Rooms 318, 320, 322 – Map WHO: High school students interested in engineering HOW: $15  Registration fee – Register Online Here! About the Building Bridges Program:  Continue Reading »

Building Bridges – High School College of Engineering Event – May 16th, 2014

Written on March 18, 2014 at 2:58 pm, by

The Spring 2014 Building Bridges program will take place on Friday, May 16th from 9 am – 3 pm. WHEN: Friday, May 16th  – Check-in: 9-9:30 am WHERE: Northeastern University Curry Student Center Ballroom (2nd Floor) – Map WHO: High school students interested in engineering HOW: $15  Registration fee – Register Online Here! – REGISTRATION CLOSED About the  Continue Reading »

Albert Einstein Science Conference – for K-12 Students/Families/School Groups

Written on March 10, 2014 at 5:15 pm, by

Registration for the Harvard Foundation’s Albert Einstein Science Conference is now available! The 2014 Conference, titled “Threads of Existence,” will take place on Saturday, March 29th, 2014. The conference will include short presentations and demonstrations targeted to an audience of K-12 students. The conference is free, and is designed to be accessible to all. Breakfast  Continue Reading »

Spring and Summer Program Information

Written on February 11, 2014 at 8:23 pm, by

View the most recent Center for STEM Education Newsletter Here Sign up for the Newsletter Here SUMMER PROGRAM APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN! Applications are now available for our two summer programs, the Young Scholars Program [for high school students] and the Northeastern University Summer STEM Program [for middle school students]!  For more information about the  Continue Reading »