News - Region I: Clark County

Participate in Nevada Knockout 2018!

Published on: September 6, 2018

This year’s Nevada Knockout is starting! Get involved! What is Nevada Knockout? The Nevada Department of Wildlife’s Nevada Knockout Program is a fun easy was to learn about our wildlife. Nevada’s animals go head-to-head in a single elimination fictional tournament to see whose adaptations will take them to the final! Students and classrooms will be given brackets with 64 Nevada-specific …

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Nevada Recycles Art Contest

Published on: August 29, 2018

5th Annual Statewide Recycled Art Contest Make a Difference. Make a Masterpiece The Nevada Recycles program has partnered with The Venetian Resort Las Vegas to support a statewide recycled art contest to increase Nevadans’ awareness and interest in recycling. In support of Earth Day’s 2018 campaign to End Plastic Pollution, this year’s projects must be made with used or found …

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2018-2019 STEM Ambassador Program!

Published on: August 26, 2018

The 2018 – 2019 school year is in full swing, and Nevada STEM Coalition is here for our educators! We want to help you on your teaching journey and bring real world application into the classroom through our Ambassador Matching program! Nevada STEM Coalition focuses on bringing field practitioners in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) into the classroom and …

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OSIT holds STEM Leaders Academy

Published on: August 26, 2018

The Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation, and Technology (OSIT) is excited to announce the 2018-2019 STEM Leaders Academy! The academy is intended for schools, of all levels, that are interested in increasing engagement in STEM education. During the academy, schools will participate in five workshops across the year geared toward best practices and development of a school STEM strategic plan. …

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NSSTA Region 1 to Sponsor Ten Teachers at the NSTA Reno Conference

Published on: August 8, 2018

The goal of the newly formed Science Ambassador Program is to invigorate and inspire Nevada State Science Teacher Association (NSSTA) members’ science teaching interests,  allow the ambassador(s) to attend a National Science Teacher Association (NSTA) conference, and share the experience with other Nevada teachers through a virtual meet-up scheduled by NSSTA after the conference. Region 1 of NSSTA will be …

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CCSD looking for MS Textbook Adoption Task Force

Published on: January 30, 2018

The K-12 Science Department at CCSD is seeking participants to take part in the Middle School Science Textbook Adoption process.  Application forms for teachers and parent volunteers are linked to the right. Applications must be completed and submitted by Wednesday, February 14, 2018. School-based administrators can express interest by emailing Sheryl Colgan. Accepted applicants will be notified by Wednesday, February 21, 2018. The …

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Science Cafe in Las Vegas

Published on: November 5, 2017

Science Café Las Vegas, supported by the UNLV College of Sciences, is an organization geared towards bringing fascinating science discussions to the public of Southern Nevada. We invite scientists to give short (~10-15 minute) presentations to the public at our fantastic venue, McMullan’s Irish Pub, and then have roundtable discussions about anything you could possibly wish to know. Science Café …

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