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North Tahoe Students Study Sugar Pines

North Tahoe Students Study Sugar Pines

Last week Mary Ellen, Dan, and Deb spent the week with the seventh graders of North Tahoe Middle School investigating the school’s native Sugar Pine population to prepare for week two, when they planted Sugar Pine trees with the Sugar Pine Foundation. The students...

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Spotlight: Riparian Areas

Spotlight: Riparian Areas

We studied riparian areas with the Urban School this week. Here is some awesome information we shared with our students to get them thinking about the project! What is a Riparian Area? The term “riparian” is defined as "vegetation, habitats, or ecosystems that are...

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Our King’s Academy (TKA) Program This Fall

During the last two weeks, Headwaters Science Institute worked with the entire TKA 7th grade to help students conduct their own independent scientific research. The highlight of this program was the Friday field trip to Alviso Marina County Park where students put...

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Latitude High School on YouTube

We just added this great video to our YouTube channel showing more of what we do on Donner Summit. In this program, we worked with students from Oakland's Latitude 37.8 High School during a 3-day-overnight on Donner Summit! Here are some insights from the school's...

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Head Royce on YouTube and more extras…

A glimpse into our programs: Many ask us what our programs actually look like. Here's a short video showing the hard work of one of the groups from Head Royce School on Donner Summit studying biodiversity. After watching, read on to hear more about how these research...

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