Connecting with the community in a meaningful and impactful way
Even as CHESS’s Outreach and Education team refocuses its K12 efforts to concentrate on higher education, we haven’t abandoned the relationships we’ve built through a shared vision for equitable access to science in our community.
Building Loudspeakers at Boynton Middle School
As part of the new lending library for middle school program, the Xraise outreach team set out to test one of its latest developments, a design lesson plan in which students learn about electricity and magnetism through the designing of their own loudspeaker made from cups, coils and magnets.
After the Sunrise, Students Thrive at CHESS
The view from the third floor of the new Geosciences, Physics and Engineering and Physical Sciences Hall at Fort Lewis College is an impressive one -- the San Juan Mountains rise prominently to the north while the desert Southwest edges up to the base of the range, the confluence of which marks the boundaries of the small city of Durango, CO.
Role models for future engineers
Beverly J. Martin (BJM) Elementary School is located in downtown Ithaca and is a vibrant, diverse community, with a wide range of learners and a cohort of students struggling to become more proficient in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Undergraduate senior project takes flight
Cornell Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering student, Anton Volkmann, has sealed his place in the rich history of walkalong gliding.
Notes from the NSF INCLUDES Summit
For the past 20+ years, the National Science Foundation has been funding initiatives aimed at broadening the participation of underrepresented populations though the Broader Impact efforts supported by the various research divisions.
Education program catalyzes identity in science
As part of a new integrated approach to outreach, education, and public engagement, CHESS has an exciting new initiative that achieves multiple broader impact objectives while simultaneously making our lab more inviting to visitors and partners.
A gem of an activity
The girl scouts, who were working on earning their Radio and Wireless Technology patches, spent their Saturday at Wilson Lab building their radios under the guidance and tutelage of the Cornell students.