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Serene Lakes Science Camp 2019 Recap

Serene Lakes Science Camp 2019 Recap

Over the past two weeks a lot of fun and science has been going on at the Serene Lakes Science Camp.  While many of the campers have previously spent lots of time in and around Serene Lakes, one goal of this camp was to open their eyes to the incredible nature...

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Honoring the girls and women of science

Honoring the girls and women of science

"A woman engineer who worked on the moon landing spoke this week of how she was once told the control room was no place for women." --BBC News We know that females in the sciences have fought long and hard to get where they are, and we have personally seen a huge...

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Truckee High Students Study River Ecology

Truckee High Students Study River Ecology

This past week, June 10-13, students from the River Ecology course at Truckee High school took their science class outside to investigate some of their local waterways. Just a few minutes walk from their school lie Donner Creek and Cold Stream. During their work with...

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River Ecology Digital Toolkit

River Ecology Digital Toolkit

On June 10, 2019, Kirby Reed and his students from Truckee High School will join us for a program around their local streams. We have an ongoing partnership with Mr. Reed and are grateful for his help and support, as well as the opportunity to investigate one of the...

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Cal Middle School May ’19 Program Recap

Cal Middle School May ’19 Program Recap

Students from California Middle School found a lot more snow than they were expecting this weekend at the Clair Tappaan Lodge on Donner Summit. During this science trip, they spent 3 days designing and completing their own original scientific research projects. They...

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