Signature Programs

STEM and Technology Innovation

The STEM and Innovation Signature Program will allow students to take advantage of the resources available in West Nottingham's Innovation Center, including 3D printers, Sprout computers, a laser cutter, podcasting equipment, and a green screen and VIVE virtual reality system.  The Principles of Science and Engineering course, which is required for the Signature Program, is designed to familiarize students with the equipment in the Innovation Center while guiding them through curricular themes in physics and robotics.

Program requirements:
  • Complete the following courses:
    • Principles of Science and Enginnering and/or Physics and Robitics
    • Computer Science or AP Computer Science
    • Calculus or AP Calculus (AB or BC)
    • AP STatistics (suggested, but not required)
    • Studio Art or Photography I
  • Complete Innovation Center training in 3D printing, laser cutting, video editing, and podcasting 
  • Participate in experiential learning with community partners
  • Attend a summer program, two to seven weeks long, in a STEM field
  • Attend one professional conference in a STEM field
  • Conduct an original research project, supported by an external mentor and internal advisor
  • Present the original research project at the WNA Symposium

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