Friday, September 30, 2016
Phase One of the WAS program runs from December 2016-May 2017 and consists of a NASA and UW designed online curriculum that focused on space and space travel and provides college credit for scholars.
Students can earn acceptance into Phase Two, a six-day Summer Residency at The Museum of Flight in June or July 2017. During their residency, students will design a human mission to Mars guided by aerospace professionals, tour engineering facilities, and compete in hands-on engineering challenges.
The WAS program is open to high school juniors throughout Washington. Applicants must be US Citizens and Washington State Residents. The student deadline for the 2016-17 cycle is November 4, 2016.
Washington math and science teachers are also invited to apply as Online Academic Evaluators from December to May and Summer Residency Facilitators for one six-day session in either June or July. Stipends, 60 clock hours, and all room/board and travel expenses are provided to participating teachers. The 2016-17 deadline for teacher applications is November 4, 2016.
For questions, contact Paz Clearwater, Education Specialist, The Museum of Flight, 206-764-5876.