3-2-1-Blast Off – for Urban Promise Academy!

“For students here, it’s a chance for us to dream big!” – Alison Ball, 7th Grade Science Teacher

February 19th, 2014




It’s for real – students at Urban Promise Academy will design science experiments and ONE of them (the experiments, that is) will blast off to the International Space Station!

UPA, as it’s known, says it’s the first Oakland public school ever accepted into this Space Flight Student program!! ¬†Yay!!

Alison Ball, 7th grade science teacher, broke the exciting news to her students in class – watch!!



For more information on this “out-of-the-world” opportunity for Urban Promise Academy, click the link:


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