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

Northern Nevada Winter NGSS Share-a-thon

Published on: November 22, 2017

Winter NGSS Lesson Share-A-Thon When: Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, 4:30 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. Where: Wooster High School –  1331 Plumb Lane, Reno, NV 89502 RSVP by Dec 4 Purpose: Connect with fellow science educators from across Northern Nevada Learn about the application process for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching (PAEMST) Share NGSS-developed lessons and units …

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K-5 Education Grant – STEM Classroom Equipment

Published on: November 22, 2017

IMPORTANT INFORMATION Purpose: 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 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in grades K-5, particularly amongst demographic groups that are traditionally underrepresented in …

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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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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 …

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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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