Gowan Science Academy At Gowan Science Academy, located in Yuma, AZ, we believe learning happens through exploration, collaboration, and application. We use a cross-curricular approach focusing on science and engineering. We develop critical thinking skills by discussing, evaluating, and solving real-world problems in a kind, trusting, and supportive environment. Our ultimate goal is to develop innovative learners who become agents of change in our community and society. We invite you to read our story.