News - Region V: Douglas, Carson City, Storey, Lyon and Churchill Counties

Stockholm Junior Water Prize and NWEA Annual Conference

Published on: January 28, 2018

The SJWP is the the most prestigious international award for a water-related science project at the high school level.  The competition is open to all high school students in 9th – 12th grades who have conducted water-related research science projects, and have reached the age of 15 by August 1st of the competition year. It starts at the local level …

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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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NESTA Looking for volunteers

Published on: September 6, 2017

Hello rock hounds in the Reno area! The National Earth Science Teachers Association will be at 2018 NSTA Regional Conference in Reno and we will be needing some help. This includes being a receiver (and transporter to the event) for samples for the world famous Rock Raffle, as well as participate (as either a presenter or facilitator) at the Share-a-Thon. …

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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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