News - Region III: Humboldt, Pershing and Elko Counties

Apply to Join Achieve’s Peer Review Panel by 12/12/18

Published on: October 31, 2018

Apply to Join Achieve’s Science Peer Review Panel   Achieve is thrilled to announce it is seeking applicants for the Science Peer Review Panel! Achieve’s Science Peer Review Panel (“Science PRP”) is an elite group of educators who work to evaluate and share high-quality lesson sequences and units that are designed for the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Members of the Science PRP are part of the solution to a …

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NSTA at Reno – A Blast for this Region III Educator

Published on: October 29, 2018

There’s only one thing more enjoyable than laughing and learning with my fellow teachers, and this is laughing and learning with my fellow SCIENCE teachers!  What an inspiring educational experience.  I’m so grateful for the opportunity to attend such a wonderful event. It was fitting to start the conference with our keynote speaker, Shah Selbe, a National Geographic Explorer and …

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Science Grant Opportunities

Published on: October 18, 2018

These are some science-related grant opportunities: Toshiba America Foundation – Innovative STEM projects to improve instruction www.toshiba.com/taf State Farm Good Neighbor – for professional development  https://goo.gl/Ytfreg  Annie’s Grants for Gardens – for edible garden projects https://goo.gl/tCs9j2 George C. Pimentel Award in Chemical Education – for integrating chemistry into education https://goo.gl/q5EtoK James Bryant Conant Award for outstanding chemistry teaching – https://goo.gl/Hdm9fd Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship https://goo.gl/d33j7B

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Annual Business Meeting – Oct 12 @4pm

Published on: October 6, 2018

Please make sure you RSVP for the Annual Business Meeting and Social. We will have updates for the state of the organization, and information about how to get involved. We will also have appetizers and a no-host bar.  

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High School Science Bowl – Applications Due 12/7

Published on: October 1, 2018

Welcome to the 28th Annual Nevada High School Science Bowl! February 1-2, 2019 Registration is now open! On behalf of the National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Field Office (NNSA/NFO), we are pleased to announce the 2019 Nevada Science Bowl for high school competition will take place February 1-2, 2019, at the National Atomic Testing Museum (NATM) and Vegas PBS. We …

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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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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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