Headwaters Science Institute is a 501(c)3 nonprofit formed with the mission of fostering curiosity through science. We engage students’ natural curiosity to teach them the scientific method. We guide students to design and perform experiments that answer their own questions.

DSC_0295At our core is the goal to develop the next generation of scientists and critical thinkers. We envision and are working to build a society with more informed decision makers who can help us solve the 21st century’s biggest challenges in the sciences, and the world. Our approach is to give students the opportunity to conduct real scientific research and to rely upon their innate curiosity to drive engagement. We teach programs for science classes at schools or at our northern California field site.

Wondering what happens during a program? Watch our video that follows High School students during an overnight program. Our middle school programs are not that different.

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