UC San Diego Academic Connections provides a pre-college summer experience that is academically enriching to a diverse population of high-achieving, college-bound high school students motivated to explore the offerings of UC San Diego – a top five, internationally ranked public institution...(more)
- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Program Delivery: Online
- Provided By: College
- Session Start: July
- Session Length: One Week
- Entering Grade: Below 6th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
- Gender: Coed
- Category: STEM
- Sub-Categories: Marine Biology, STEM, Bio Technology, Computer Science, Robotics, Mathematics, Engineering, Aerospace, Coding, Arts, Environmental Science
- Selective: No
- Ages: 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
- Minimum Cost: <$500
- Credit Awarded: Yes
- Call: (858) 534-0804
Sally Ride Science Academy offers science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) workshops for students entering the 3rd-12th grade. Students assume the roles of space explorer, marine biologist, computer programmer and more as they immerse themselves in hands-on projects.
Sally Ride, the first American woman in space and high-profile advocate of diversity in science, helped start a national dialogue about the importance of involving girls and boys of all backgrounds in STEM studies and careers. Today, Sally Ride Science at UC San Diego continues Ride’s educational legacy with a range of innovative STEAM (STEM plus arts) programs. Top-notch STEAM instructors lead these workshops, serving as both teachers and role models incorporating real-life stories of vibrant women conducting research in each field. Their examples inspire students and help make STEAM careers more accessible.
Our Academy's online workshops let students investigate coding, engineering, space science, marine biology and more. This year, students will earn 1.5 pre-college credits for each workshop.
Choose from popular returning workshops such as Python Programming, Slimy Sea Creatures and Tiny Houses or new ones like Website Design, Deep-Space Base Building and Cognitive Psychology.
Cost and Session Information
Summer 2023 Sally Ride Science Academy schedule coming soon.