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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Questioning the very definition of science? You’re not alone, and we’re here to help
Headwaters Science Institute’s programs help students and teachers better answer the question, “What is science.” Here, we outline how the definition of science is at the core of our hands-on science education process.
‘This was an amazing learning experience’: Spring field days show value of hands-on science research
Headwaters Science Institute’s spring 2022 programing has featured field days with hundreds of students learning hands-on science research in the field in locations such as the American River, Truckee forests and the Marin Headlands.
Spots still open for Headwaters’ 2022 summer camps and programs
Spots are still available for Headwaters Science Institute’s summer camps and programs.
‘They’re more excited, they’re more engaged’: BDOG highlights programs in underserved communities
Headwaters Science Institute is fundraising to keep programs free for underserved Sacramento-area schools during Big Day of Giving on May 5. Here’s how it has impacted Barrett Middle School.
‘It’s incredibly exciting to see’: Spring Research Experience students present their projects
Headwaters Science Institute celebrated the completion of the Spring Research Experience on Monday as four students presented their original research projects in a live broadcast.