Virtual Programs

SEA will contintue to provide quality and engaging programming to students during the COVID-19 pandemic through a virtual platform on Saturday mornings.
The Science Education Academy’s Virtual Saturday Program will feature presentations by a renowned scientist and “Do-it-yourself” science activities that participants can do from the comfort of their home, garage, or neighborhood park!

The program is FREE and open to all members of the public and takes place from 9:30am to 10:30am on Saturday mornings. Registration is required (see below). Zoom link invitations will be given after registration.

Student and parent registration

Volunteer registration

Feb-April 2021: Physics and Space

Learn answers to questions such as:

  1. What is a black hole?
  2. What is the difference between Dark Matter and Dark Energy?
  3. How do we see the invisible parts of the universe?
  • Saturday, February 6th:
  • Saturday, February 13th:
    • Science activity
    • Recap and review
  • Saturday, February 20th:
    • Interactive quiz bowl
    • “Research Pop Talk” by Zeenat Diwan from the Siekmann Lab at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Saturday, March 6th:
    • Presentation by Vincent Wu from the Betts Lab at the University of Pennsylvania.
  • Saturday, March 13th:
    • Scratch activity part 1 presented by iSTEM from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
    • Recap and review
  • Saturday, March 20th:
    • Scratch activity part 2
    • Interactive quiz bowl
  • Saturday, April 10th:
    • Presentation TBD
  • Saturday, April 17th:
    • Science activity
    • Recap and review
  • Saturday, April 14th:
    • Interactive quiz bowl
    • “Research Pop Talk”

Oct-Dec 2020: Microbiology

Learn answers to questions such as:

  1. What do good microbes do for us?
  2. How does diet affect your gut microbiome?
  3. Can babies get coronavirus?
  4. What are some tips to becoming a scientist?