Summer Class Descriptions

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applied materials technology

Location/Time: Lake Washington High School ALL students in this class attend in person 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Description: Do you like to build? Do you want to understand the world? Applied Materials Technology is a class that combines those two perspectives. Imagine a combination of chemistry and shop class and you will be on your way to understanding the exciting field of Materials Science. We will make items our of 4 categories of materials and work to understand why they behave the way they do. You will learn about stained glass, fused glass, casting metal, polymers and much more.

HS credit: 0.5 CTE


emergency CERT

Location/Time: Woodinville High School ALL students in this class attend in person 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM 

Description: The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is a nationally recognized Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) program that covers the topics of disaster preparedness, fire safety and suppression, disaster medical treatment, search and rescue, the Incident Command System, disaster psychology, and terrorism. Students enrolled in CERT will learn and master the skills of disaster medical treatment, fire suppression, triage, light search and rescue, and cribbing.

HS credit: 0.5 CTE


Forensics

Location/Time: Lake Washington High School ALL students in this class attend in person 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Description: Forensic Science is the application of science (chemistry, physics, and biology) to the fields of crime scene investigation and the criminal justice system. Students will use a structured and scientific approach to the investigation of crimes such as assault, abuse and neglect, domestic violence, homicide, and the psychology of criminal behavior. Students will learn how evidence is applied to understanding these crimes, including fingerprinting, fiber analysis, ballistics, arson, trace evidence analysis, poisons, drugs, blood spatters, and blood samples. Due to the nature of the course, some material, videos, slides, and lectures will contain graphic content (students will view material containing blood and gore, and discuss the collection of materials in sexual assault cases) and some inappropriate language. We will also discuss topics/crimes related to human anatomy and bodily fluids. For this reason, a parent or guardian must sign a consent form for the student to remain enrolled in the course. Recommended for grades 10+ 

HS credit: 0.5 CTE


Freelance Art and Ceramics

Location/Time: Cedarcrest High School ALL students in this class attend in person 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Description: This program will prepare individuals to apply knowledge and technical skills in creating, producing, and selling products in the field of 2D and 3D art. This course will include art theory, design, safety, technical skills, production skills and marketing, sales, entrepreneurship, and management functions associated with operating a small business in professional arts. On the final day, students will have an art show that will encompass the work that was created during the class. This will be open for public viewing from 2-3pm.

HS credit: 0.5 CTE or 0.5 Fine Arts


Health

Locations/Time:

  1. Cedarcrest High School ALL students in this class attend in person 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  2. Lake Washington High School ALL students in this class attend in person 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  3. Woodinville High School ALL students in this class attend in person 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Description: This class will teach students the importance of “optimal wellness” with respect to their personal health, along with how these health topics relate to “today’s society and their community”.  Some specific topics include nutrition, mental, social, and physical health.  Meets Health credit graduation requirement.  

HS credit: 0.5 Health


Institute for Systems Biology - Biosystems, Genetic Research & Ethics for Rising 10th, 11th, 12th graders only

Location/Time: WANIC @ LW Tech ALL students in this class attend in person 8:00 AM -12:30 PM AND remotely at home 1:00-3:00 PM

Description: Have you ever wanted to work in a research lab and run your own science experiments? Discover the world of genetic research as you explore the workings of mutant genes, bacteria, and DNA sequencing. Program designed by world renowned Institute for Systems Biology. This class is open to rising 10th, 11th, and 12th graders only. Rising 9th graders will not be enrolled. For the remote component of this course, students will need an Internet-connected Windows computer. It is strongly recommended that students have completed High School Biology before enrolling in ISB Biosystems.

HS credit: 0.5 CTE OR 0.5 Lab Science


Institute for Systems Biology - Systems Thinking for Health and Wellness for rising 10th, 11th and 12th graders only

Location/Time: WANIC @ LW Tech ALL students in this class attend in person 8:00 AM -12:30 PM AND remotely at home1:00-3:00 PM

DescriptionHealth professionals, scientists, and computer programmers are working together to improve how we think about and make decisions about health. In this course students will have the opportunity to analyze population health statistics, investigate factors that lead to select communities around the world living long and healthy lives, create models to research how factors and determinants contribute to health and wellness, and explore innovative research that integrates science and technology to predict, personalize and prevent disease using machine learning techniques, and develop actionable possibilities to improve the health of our communities. Throughout the course students will also virtually meet diverse STEM professionals from Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) and elsewhere. For the remote component of this course, students will need an Internet-connected Windows computer. This class is open to rising 10th, 11th and 12th graders only. Rising 9th graders will not be enrolled.

HS credit: 0.5 CTE 


Intro to COMPUTER SCIENCE

Location/Time: Issaquah High School ALL students in this class attend in person 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM 

Description: This introductory course is focused on teaching the principles, logic, and big ideas that are key to understanding how most programming languages work. Students will create many programs in Snap (very similar to Scratch) in order to explore these concepts.

HS credit 0.5 CTE 


Intro to Culinary Arts

Locations/Time: 

  1. FULL (applications not accepted) Issaquah High School ALL students in this class attend in person 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  2. FULL (applications not accepted) Lake Washington High School ALL students in this class attend in person 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Description: This introductory class is a fast-paced, hands-on cooking class in a kitchen lab environment. Students will learn and practice essential cooking techniques, methods, measuring skills, recipe reading, knife skills, and safety. HS credit: 0.5 CTE


INTRO to Fire & EMS Careers

Location/Time: WANIC @ LW Tech ALL students in this class attend in person 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM AND remotely at home 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Description: In the introductory class, experience the exciting and high-demand world of fire-fighters and emergency responders. Learn about fire prevention, inspection, investigation, alarm systems, dispatching, and emergency medical services. Students earn their CPR/First Aid card! For the remote component of this course, students will need an Internet-connected Windows computer. 

HS credit: 0.5 CTE


Intro to Video Production & Broadcasting

Location/Time: Lake Washington High School ALL students in this class attend in person 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

DescriptionIn this introductory class, students will learn to conceptualize, film, and edit videos using Adobe Premier Pro. They will also learn to write, produce, and film a newscast in an actual TV studio.

HS credit: 0.5 CTE


Personal Finance

Location/Time: Lake Washington High School ALL students in this class attend in person 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

DescriptionThis course will empower, equip, and entertain while building confidence in students own financial decision-making. Students are facing tremendous financial challenges without the basic knowledge needed to thrive in today’s economy. Fewer than half of high school seniors qualify as financially literate, and more than 7 million borrowers are in default on student loans for college. Learn the skills to navigate the day to day reality of personal finance.

HS credit: 0.5 CTE


Video Game Math

Location/Time: Lake Washington High School ALL students in this class attend in person 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

DescriptionIn this introductory class, students will learn how to apply mathematics to solve many of the common challenges facing video game programmers. It will teach students how to use vectors and matrices as they develop solutions to engaging projects which include a physics simulation, autonomous drive control, and planetary motion. Coding will be primarily JavaScript, though no prior coding experience is required.

HS credit: 0.5 CTE


Welding

Location/Time: Woodinville High School ALL students in this class attend in person 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Description: Welcome to the WANIC Welding program. This welding course is designed to introduce students to the world of welding. Students will learn various welding skills in both SMAW (shield metal arc welding), and oxy acetylene welding. Learn advanced levels to learn GMAW (gas metal arc welding) and GTAW (gas tungsten arc welding). This program will cover design, layout, and fabrication techniques to prepare for post secondary welding programs or entry-level employment.

HS credit: 0.5 CTE


Wood/Metal fabrication

Location/Time: Bothell High School ALL students in this class attend in person 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Description: Wood/Metal Fabrication is an excellent foundational course to learn more about wood & metal working. This is a full hands-on course with project design, using hand tools, CNC and large machine operation, and more! A major emphasis will be on shop safety and proper use of all tools so students will be able to experience making some cool stuff during this fun and engaging course!

HS credit: 0.5 CTE

Programs by Location


Bothell High School

9130 NE 180th Street,  Bothell, WA 98011. All students attend in person 8:00 am - 3:00 pm.

  • Wood/Metal Fabrication

Cedarcrest High School

29000 150th ST NE; Duvall, WA. All students attend in person 8:00 am - 3:00 pm.

  • Freelance Art & Ceramics
  • Health
 

Issaquah High School

700 2nd AVE SE; Issaquah, WA. All students attend in person 8:00 am - 3:00 pm.

  • Intro to Computer Science
  • Intro to Culinary Arts

Lake Washington High School

12033 NE 80TH ST; Kirkland, WA. All students attend in person 8:00 am - 3:00 pm.

  • Applied Materials Technology
  • Forensics
  • Health
  • Intro to Culinary Arts
  • Intro to Video Production & Broadcasting
  • Personal Finance
  • Video Game Math

WANIC (Lake Washington Institute of Technology)

11605 132nd AVE NE; Kirkland, WA. All students attend In Person 8:00 am - 12:30 pm and remotely 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm.

  • Institute for Systems Biology - ISB Biosystems, Genetic Research & Ethics
  • Institute for Systems Biology - ISB Systems Thinking for Health and Wellness
  • Intro to Fire & EMS Careers

Woodinville High School

19819 136th AVE NE; Woodinville, WA. All students attend in person 8:00 am - 3:00 pm.

  • Emergency CERT
  • Health
  • Welding