What We Do

SFSI’s 9 highly qualified educators lead monthly Saturday Science Workshops, teach the annual Summer Science Week and offer one-on-one mentoring for teachers. In addition, our comprehensive resource library provides educators with classroom materials and nationally­ recognized science kits.

Summer Science 2021

Learning from the Natural World

Mollie & Katie will lead you through activities that will help you explore how you might better engage K-6 students in the habitat you find around your school. 

July 12th, 14th & 16th – 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon

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Saturday Science Workshops 2020-2021

From October 2020-April 2021, we offered 6 Saturday Science sessions for K-6 teachers.

Watch Videos of the Saturday Science Workshops >

Santa Fe Science Initiative Programs by Request

Classroom mentor support:

  • Requests for classroom mentor support are available upon request and sufficient funding. Teachers can apply to Dollars4Schools to fund classroom mentors.

Family Science Night:

  • Program /materials for two elementary classrooms and their parents – approximately 30 children, grades K-6
  • Come share the excitement of hands-on science with your students and their families
  • SFSI brings the kits, helps set up
  • Teachers and SFSI staff facilitate numerous hands on experiences
  • Take-away handouts with classroom extensions and home activities/websites with more
  • SFSI staff will assist in set-up and clean­ up and support classroom teachers at event

Cost: $450

Funding for Family Science Nights is possible with a LANL Small Grant or Dollars4Schools grant. Please contact www.lanlfoundation.org or www.dollars4schools.org

Highlights of 2019-2020

 Santa Fe Science Initiative is delighted to be a part of the Santa Fe Community Educators Network.

Family Night at Cochiti Pueblo