Category Archives for Science


Cardinal Union Groundbreaking Celebration

Last Thursday, the Seattle Academy community came together to spend a final evening in the (CUB) before demolition begins and toast the upcoming groundbreaking for our new 70,00...

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Fly-Through the Future Cardinal Union Building

In March 2017, Seattle Academy will break ground on the final project in the SAAS Rising Campaign: The Cardinal Union Building. The fly-through video of the Cardinal Union from  More

What do you love about STREAM?

10 November, 2015   |     |   Academic Programs, Innovations, Math, Robotics, Science, STREAM

  Watch below as Seattle Academy students share what they love about the new STREAM Building on campus. More

STREAM Building Grand Opening

In the summer of 2014, members of the SAAS Rising team donned hard hats to climb down into the STREAM construction site and  share community members Dreams for STREAM in the basement foundation being poured. ...

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Tesla Visits Middle School Science Club

16 April, 2015   |     |   Middle School, News, Science
Seattle Academy, Tesla Motors

Representatives from Tesla visited the Middle School Science Club yesterday. As the focal point of the visit, Grace Reamer, from the South Lake Union showroom, brought a Tesla Model S for students to see first-hand. Students had an opportunity to sit...

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Finley ’12 Earns NOAA Hollings Scholarship Award

8 January, 2015   |     |   Alumni, News, Science

Nina Finley ’12 was recently awarded one of the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Hollings Scholarships. The Ernest F. Hollings scholarship program is designed to

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Project Violet Visits Middle School

10 December, 2014   |     |   Academic Programs, Innovations, Middle School, Science
Project Violet visits Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences

In November, Project Violet cancer researchers Mi-Youn Brusniak and Madison Wise talked with Scott Hicke’s 8th Grade class about tumor paint, protein synthesis, deriving drugs from nature, and changing the future of cancer surgery. More

Dowling ’05: SAAS Inspires STEM Career and Giving Back

21 November, 2014   |     |   Academic Programs, Alumni, Science, STREAM

This piece is the first of a series of conversations with SAAS graduates in STEM careers, SAAS Rising supporters and other members of the school community with a connection to the STREAM building and the new curricular possibilities it will h...

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Bee Club Harvests Honey; Says There’s More on the Way

7 October, 2014   |     |   Academic Programs, Faculty, Science

The SAAS Bee Club, along with faculty advisor Melinda Mueller and Dexter Chapin, gathered in the Arts Center boy’s dressing room Friday to finish the first honey harvest of this year’s “bumper crop.” Under the makeup mirror lights and costume...

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Imagination Is the Heart of Science: Founding Teacher Reflects on SAAS Curriculum

19 August, 2014   |     |   Academic Programs, Faculty, Science

Photo Above: SAAS founding science teacher Melinda Mueller leads a computer skills lesson in sign language on the 2013 SAAS Zambia Trip.
  In the late 1660’s, a Dutch draper na...

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