Saturday Academy is a fun, hands-on science program occurring once a month, typically from October through May. The program follows a project-based model, increasing familiarity with STEM equipment and industry professionals. Each session has three main objectives:
1) motivate students to pursue higher education,
2) increase students’ participation in the STEM fields,
3) prepare students for professional life after high school.
Marine Ecology & Marine Research
Explore the vast oceans with us. Marine Ecology focuses on interactions within the ocean and its inhabitants. Marine Research promises to enhance your investigative and professional
Possible Careers: commercial diver, aquaculture geneticist, underwater cinematographer,
ocean engineer, ocean and coastal policy specialist
Study computer-aided design (CAD)—merging modern technology with contemporary creativity. Have a design you think will change the future? A supersonic plane? Cutting edge sport shoe? We have just the place for you.
Possible Careers: architect, biomechanical systems engineer, digital circuit designer, fashion designer, aerospace engineer
Science of Food
Learn about the farm-to-table food pathway. Real-world issues and real-time applications are part of this evolving curriculum. Occasional sessions in UW’s sustainable community kitchen and farm.
Possible Careers: food chemist, animal nutritionist,toxicologist, product/process development scientist, technical brewer, flavor technologist
Fisheries Science Building
University of Washington
1122 NE Boat St., Seattle, WA 98105
October 2017 through May 2018.
Commit to attending at least 6 of 8 (75%) sessions
- October 21th
- November 18th
- December 16th
- January 20th
- February 17th
- March 17th
- April 21st
- May 12th