New Mexico Chapter

Greetings! The New Mexico Chapter of ScienceHeads was established in early 2024 with the goal of leading some high altitude solar balloon experiments, launches and recoveries here in the Albuquerque Metro and potentially around the whole state. The current set

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HAB6 – Call for Student Experiments

Science Heads has announced that it is accepting proposals for student designed experiments for it’s upcoming High Altitude Balloon (HAB6) launch. All Middle School and High School students in Orange County are invited to participate under the supervision of their

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Announcing the HARP Remote STEM Learning Initiative

To better support STEM education of Middle School and High School students during the pandemic – Science Heads has introduced it’s new High Altitude Research Program (HARP). This program is being offered with assistance from the National Weather Service (NWS),

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On-Line Star Parties

Join us for free one hour tours of the sky and discussions about space. These events are appropriate for people of all ages. Click here to see the current schedule. Recordings of previous star parties are posted here.

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At Home STEM Activities

NEW – Chat with a NASA Solar System Ambassador Looking for fun science-related activities for your kids? Schedule an online video chat during which they can learn about space and engineering from an actual scientist. These personalized 30-minute sessions are

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Science Heads’ High Altitude Balloon STEM Program

The Science Heads HAB / STEM program inspires students to apply what they have learned in school and design scientific experiments to be carried to the “edge of space.” On November 9th and 25th, Science Heads successfully launched it’s fourth

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Science Showtime at Golden West College

Science Heads appeared for the second time at Science Showtime, held at Golden West College in Huntington Beach. The event was on September 28th, and drew a big crowd as it had the previous year. This time, Science Heads brought

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Inspiring Young Minds from the Edge of Space

On Saturday, April 21st, Science Heads launched it’s first High Altitude Balloon. In the payload were 5 student experiments from local schools. The balloon and payload reached the edge of space (approximately 109,000 feet or 20.6 miles in altitude) and

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Astronomy Night at the Lake Forest Sports Park

The City of Lake Forest held an Astronomy Night at the Sports Park, and Science Heads was there! We brought a bunch of new astronomy-related science stations, including Eclipse on the Wall (see how eclipses happen), Twinkle Stars (why do

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Science Heads Are Spooky at Montevideo Elementary

Our Spooky Science program continues, this time at Montevideo Elementary School. A great crowd turned out to see this event, our first time at Montevideo. The sky was cloudy, so we concentrated on the Mobile Observatory software, and all of

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