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The Importance of Water in the Sierra

The Importance of Water in the Sierra

In celebration of the Cal Middle School students joining us on Donner Summit this May for a program on water science, we were inspired to share some of our resources. Here's a great explanation of the importance of water in the Sierra from the Water Education...

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Celebrate Science Sacramento 2019

Celebrate Science Sacramento 2019

On April 29, students from Met Sac High gathered at their school to share the scientific research they'd conducted during our overnight program. These students worked hard to develop hypotheses surrounding snow science, and then joined us in the Sierra to study over...

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Jeannette PA Program Recap

Jeannette PA Program Recap

“Today I learned that bugs are cool.” 7th grade Jeannette Junior Senior High School student during their field day with Headwaters. When Headwaters introduced the 7th and 8th grade students at Jeannette Junior Senior High School to the idea of conducting scientific...

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Entomology Digital Tool Kit.

Entomology Digital Tool Kit.

Insects make for great study topics because they can be found in large numbers almost anywhere. Did you know there are an estimated 1015 ants in the world! Here are some tips and tools Headwaters has developed to help make insect related research run smoothly. Feel...

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Oakland School of Language Trip Recap

Oakland School of Language Trip Recap

In mid March students from the Oakland School of Language came to Clair Tappaan Lodge on Donner Summit to conduct scientific research projects around the Sierra snowpack. With over four meters of snow on the ground, this was a memorable trip for these 7th grade...

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