Seattle, the home of behemoth tech companies like Amazon and Microsoft, is also one of the nation’s fastest growing hubs for tech startups. We delve into the social and economic opportunities and challenges facing the Emerald City as we explore the industries and career paths of technology.
Students learn how STEM is applied in different fields, gaining fundamental skills in coding and robotics and exploring potential career paths.
Students demonstrate critical consciousness about the various interests and conflicts surrounding the tech industry, growth and its effect on the community.
Students gain a first-hand and deeper understanding of the future of technology and the workplace.
Lenses of Inquiry
Places and ActivitiesThis program is flexible, and can be offered in 3, 5, or 7 day itineraries.
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