Hands-on research and the practical application of scientific concepts is critical for students as they learn and grow throughout their education. Allowing students to see the real world relevance of the subject matter they are learning goes a long way towards...
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Introduction to Research CampHeadwaters hosted an introduction to research camp at the Clair Tappaan Lodge at Donner Summit last week for 18 students. Students thoroughly enjoyed their 3-day, 2-night field camp - as one said, “It’s fun to do science in the fresh air!”...
Headwaters Science Institute had an amazing summer of camps! We hosted day camps at three separate locations: Carpenter Valley, Serene Lakes, and Kirkwood. At each week-long camp, campers investigated a research question related to the week’s theme. The weekly themes...
Hiking and science in the Sierra Nevada: Headwaters executive director shares her family’s summer adventures
Headwaters Science Institute Executive Director Meg Siefert shares the experiences of her family’s adventures this summer hiking in the Sierra Nevada mountains and how they integrated science inquiry into their fun.
Headwaters Science Institute is recruiting its supporters and beneficiaries of its programs to help raise funds in a Back-to-School Fundraiser to help expand access to our valuable hands-on science education programs.
Headwaters Science Institute held its first ever Florida camp with great success, introducing South Lake Elementary School students to the natural wonders of the Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge on the Indian River Lagoon.