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Science Heads offers programs for schools, teachers, parents, libraries, municipalities, and museums which help both children and adults better understand science and related subjects.  Our programs are continually evolving and improving to better address the needs of our communities. 

Current Programs Include:

Remote Education:

On-Line Star Parties – hour long interactive discussions about interesting concepts in astronomy.   All that is needed is an internet connection and participants can view live images from telescopes, learn about unique astronomical objects from experts and ask questions.  These events are appropriate for children and adults of all ages.

Chat with a NASA Solar System Ambassadorpersonalized 30-minute informal chats for students of all grades.  NASA trained volunteers chat with parents and children about many different astronomy and space related topics, help with school projects, and explore on-line resources to learn more.

High Altitude Research Program – a project-based learning (PBL) program in which Middle and High School students can apply what they have learnt about scientific methodology, various sciences including physics, chemistry, atmospheric, and climate science, technology, and computer programming and participate in a real-world research project.

In-Person Education (not offered during the pandemic):

School Astronomy and Science Nights- Science Heads offers over 80 hands-on STEM activities for students in grades 3 – 8 for use at school and PTA/PTO organized events.

Mobile Observatory – the Explorer 1 astronomical observatory offers a professional astronomer-like experience for schools, museums, and municipalities.  Advanced computer-controlled telescopes for both day time and night time use offer breath taking views of the Sun, planets, nebulas, and many other astronomical objects.

Learn more about each of these programs by contacting Science Heads at info@scienceheads.org.

 

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