GEMS Academy (Girls in Engineering, Math & Science)

Explore the fascinating and intriguing fields of engineering, math, science and technology during a full day of GEMS Academy. Students will explore hands-on STEM activities in Western's Science Resource Center and other lab spaces across campus with Western professors, students and professionals in the STEM fields.

Morning Sessions (11-12:30 p.m.)

  • The Art of Chemistry
  • Coding with Scratch
  • Engineering and Design


Afternoon Sessions (1:30-3 p.m.)

  • Veterinary Science
  • Geology
  • Bugs and Drugs: Common Infections and How Doctors Treat Them


Students are asked to bring:

  • Jacket (for walk to science buildings)
  • A curious mind
  • A water bottle
  • A snack as needed
  • Paper and writing utensil
Event Date: 
Saturday, March 3, 2018
Start Time: 
0000 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Event Type: 
Event Location: 
516 High St.
Bellingham, WA 98225
Contact Person for the Event:
General Price: 
Western Washington University
Enrollment Required: 
Registration Required: 
How is this event affiliated with WWU?: 
The goal for GEMS Academy is to provide a safe and empowering environment for girls to explore STEM fields with Westerns students, faculty, professionals, and other girls that share those interests. We will not turn away any identity, but would like to respect the focus of this program.