Science Fair is in the Air at SLI

February 28, 201949ers STEM Leadership Institute

At the 49ers STEM Leadership Institute, science fairs are on everyone’s mind at the moment. The program hosted its first-ever Science Showcase, where SLI’s 9th & 10th-grade cohorts showcased 45 science projects. Over 24 judges from industry and education backgrounds visited students’ displays and spoke with them about their research and findings.  Students presented research on a … Read More

Learning By Giving Partnering with 49ers STEM Leadership Institute

November 22, 201849ers STEM Leadership Institute

Students attending the Learning by Giving reception. Learning by Giving is partnering with the 49ers Foundation and SLI to implement a pilot program aimed to teach students the art and business of philanthropic giving. All juniors will go through an accelerated month-long intensive of experiential philanthropy; they will participate in experiential learning by studying nonprofits and giving away … Read More

Freshmen get a Close Look at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

October 17, 201849ers STEM Leadership Institute

Last week SLI 9th graders visited the Monterey Bay Aquarium. The day-long field trip included a hands-on “Discovery Lab” seminar given specifically for our students, where students learned about the biodiversity of the kelp forest “The kelp forests of Monterey Bay are among the most biologically diverse ecosystems on earth. What is biodiversity and why … Read More