Headwaters Digital Lesson Offerings

We are dedicated to making sure students and teachers have access to engaging and meaningful science education while schools are closed.

Please reach out to us at any time with questions, comments, or suggestions at info@headwatersscienceinstitute.org

Support education: Our generous donors make it possible for us to provide online education completely free to the public. Please consider making a donation today.

Weekly Schedule:


Click the links in each heading for more information and to go to the lesson page with videos. You can also use the menu above to navigate to each day’s page!

Monday: Weekly Science Lesson

These lessons focus on encouraging students to design original scientific research projects. This series is paused for summer 2020, but you can still view our back issues.

Tuesday: Live “Lunch with a Scientist” talks @11 a.m. PST on Facebook Live

Each week Headwaters will introduce you to a new scientist via a live video on social media. Our talented graduate students and instructors will talk about their own personal research projects and why they love science.

Thursday: Weekly mini-challenge @ 9 a.m. PST

Join us each week for a mini science challenge you can do from home . Share your work using #HSIweeklychallenge on social media.

Friday: Fun Science Fridays @ 9 a.m. PST

These activities geared for younger children keep encourage curiosity through exploring the outdoors around your house. Use #HSIobservers to share your findings with us on social media.

Support Online Programs

Generous donors like you help us continue to make education possible for youth. In this time of uncertainty, we have rolled out all our online programming free, but we can’t do it forever. You can get involved by making a monthly donation, which will help us continue to offer our lessons to more students.


Supporters of online programming:

Nature’s Way Market
Greensburg, PA

WN Tuscano Agency
Greensburg, PA

Truckee Tahoe Airport
Truckee, CA