News - Region III: Humboldt, Pershing and Elko Counties

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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Barrick Supports Teacher Attendance at 2018 NSTA Reno Conference

Published on: August 6, 2018

Applications are now open for Barrick Science Ambassadors. Teachers from the communities of Elko, Spring Creek, Carlin, Eureka, Battle Mountain, or Winnemucca are encouraged to apply for three scholarships to attend the NSTA conference. Barrick Science Ambassadors have $665.00 to apply towards travel, hotel, and registration. Barrick Science Ambassadors will be required to turn in receipts to receive reimbursement. Barrick …

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K-5 STEM Program Grant Offered by OSIT

Published on: November 22, 2017

IMPORTANT INFORMATION Purpose: To increase the prevalence of evidence-based, high-quality formal and informal STEM practices and programs in Nevada’s elementary schools. To increase the use of hands-on, evidence-based, experiential STEM learning in grades K-5. To increase the percentage of elementary schools that teach science three-plus hours per week. To increase interest in, awareness of, and achievement in the subjects of …

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Northwestern RPDP prepares for the eclipse

Published on: August 13, 2017

August 21, 2017 – Solar Eclipse – This will be a partial eclipse in Northern Nevada – about 80% of the Sun will be covered – AT NO TIME DURING THE ECLIPSE IN NORTHERN NEVADA IS IT SAFE TO LOOK DIRECTLY AT THE SUN WITHOUT EYE PROTECTION! At no time will it become dark as we are not in the …

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