UW Pipeline Project

STEM Alternative Spring Break


DATES: March 18-23, 2018

APPLICATION (click here)


Campbell Farm, Yakama Nation Tribal School, White Swan High School, Granger High School

Lodging provided by UW and community partners.

All lodging, food and transportation costs will be covered for UW students.

Email: dmlittle@uw.edu

Would you like to work with middle school or high school students?

Do the earth-space and engineering sciences pique your interest?

Would you like to immerse yourself in the cultures of the Yakima Valley?

Join us to inspire the leadership, learning capacities, and interest in science amongst youth of the Yakama Nation and Yakima Valley! You can expect to gain valuable experience as an educator and a person.

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Choose from one of the below (or apply to both if you are open to either!):

Middle School Program (Winter and Spring 2017 Quarter)

  • Engage 6th graders in the relationship between NASA, weather, climate and food systems!
  • Two-quarter program (Winter & Spring), including hosting 4 visits by Yakama students to campus during that time – first two dates: Nov 27th and MLK Day Jan 15th
  • Earn up to 2 EDUC401 credits per quarter, or 3-9 credits if you also tutor locally!
  • Winter seminar: Tuesdays 4:30-5:50pm, Spring seminar: TBD with class


High School Program (Winter 2017 Quarter)

  • Engage high schoolers in engineering design, physics, atmospheric science, circuitry, and coding
  • You can join for Winter Quarter curriculum development seminar only, or both Winter & Spring, your schedule permitting
  • Earn up to 2 EDUC401 credits per quarter, or 3-9 credits if you tutor locally!
  • Winter seminar: Fridays 4:30-5:50pm, Optional spring seminar: TBD

No teaching experience necessary! Some youth services experience desired.

This project is supported by NASA and Northwest Earth and Space Sciences Pipeline.