10-9-8-7-6 … Join Us on April 21st for a High Altitude Balloon Launch

On April 21st Science Heads will be launching a High Altitude Balloon carrying experiments designed and built by local middle and high school students and You Are Invited!  Dozens of students from various school districts in the area submitted proposals for experiments to be included in the payload.  Here are the winning submissions (teacher, school and experiment title):

Ms. Jessica Guccione, Venado Middle School (Irvine Unified School District)

“Digging Up Some Radiation”

“Spacesuits for Bacteria: The Effects of UV Radiation on Bacterial Colonies”

“The Effect of Mold Generation on Bread when sent into the High Altitudes of Earth’s Atmosphere”

 Ms. Karen Fisher, Venado Middle School (Irvine Unified School District)

“Simulation of Plants on Mars”

Ms. Claire Eichenberg, Trabuco Hills High School (Saddleback Unified School District)

“Arduino monitoring of altitude, temperature, wind speed, ascent and descent rates, latitude, longitude, time and date, UV intensity and solar panel Voc response as a function of UV light.”

Congratulations to all of the student scientists who participated!

     The day’s FREE activities include:

o   Fun hands-on STEM activities for people of all ages.

o   Presentations by the Student Scientists about their high altitude balloon experiment.

o   Exciting count down to launch.

Saturday April 21st, 2018         9:30 am – 2 pm  (launch ~ 11 am)

Weather permitting.  Visit www.ScienceHeads.org for updates.

Trabuco Hills High School, outdoor basketball courts/black top

                        27501 Cordova Rd, Mission Viejo, CA 92691


3-2-1-Lift Off!    You Won’t Want to Miss the Fun!