7th & 8th grade trainees complete two 5-week summer classroom-based internships at the University of Washington in Seattle. During the summer in the teaching labs, students receive a general foundation in research skills and presentation skills that allows them to be prepared for the 9th grade summer, when the trainee learns the specific research skills being utilized by a cutting-edge lab team.
|7th & 8th Grade STEM Prep Project Curriculum|
|Junior High – 7th and 8th|
|Course of Study|
|University of Washington, Seattle|
|In the 7th and 8th grade summers, students spend five weeks in dormitories at University of Washington in Seattle, WA. Males occupy one floor, while females occupy a separate floor. There are two students in a bedroom with a bathroom. Dorm supervision is provided and is multi-layered starting with DLC Staff, the Dorm Coordinator and the Adult Dorm Monitors (a 24-hour live in supervisors).|