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

Nominate your students to The National Youth Science Camp

Published on: October 12, 2017

Two high achieving STEM high school seniors per state are selected by merit through an online application process to attend this amazing three week+ program FREE of charge (air travel is included!). The National Youth Science Camp (NYSCamp) www.nysc.org provides an almost month-long STEM and outdoors experience like no other. This includes presentations on cutting edge science, directly interacting with presenters in … Continue reading »

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. … Continue reading »

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 … Continue reading »

Northern Nevada Math and Science Conference

Published on: August 9, 2017

Northern Nevada Math and Science Conference Flyer Join us for a great day of Math and Science.  Our Keynote Speaker will be Tod Colgrove from UNR’s DeLaMare Library. The conference strands are: STEM and the NVACS: Synergy in the Classroom Nevada’s new standards (CCSS and NGSS) contain multiple opportunities for linking STEM into the classroom. Presentations in this strand will … Continue reading »