The American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf Culture Academy introduces ASL and an overview of topics integral to experiences of American deaf community members. The academy features ASL instruction in an immersive environment where students learn basic conversation and narrative skills.
The Biomedical Research Academy introduces the experimental basis of cellular, molecular, and genetic aspects of biology, focusing on relevance to diseases.
The Experimental Physics Research Academy focuses on current physics, specifically mechanics, electromagnetism, quantum dynamics, and astrophysics.
The Mathematics Academy is a unique opportunity for students interested in examining mathematical concepts rarely offered at the high school level.
Taught by members of Penn’s Biological Basis of Behavior program, the Neuroscience Academy introduces students to this cutting-edge field in both research and medicine, which has provided important insights into understanding the mind in both health and disease.