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),
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
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
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
October 28th was International Observe the Moon night, and we were out doing just that! The Science Heads crew and members of OC Astronomers had their telescopes out, observing the Moon and several other goodies in the sky. Thank you
Sorry, no pictures for this event, but we had a great time as always! Russ from OC Astronomers brought his massive 20-inch diameter telescope, and we had the Mobile Observatory running live video from the ISS, with Eyes on the
Wow! The Spooktacular Fun Days event over the weekend was a great one! We had hundreds of people of all ages come through our Mobile Observatory, and hundreds more stop by to tour the Solar System and pick up stickers.