News - Region I: Clark County

Science Ambassador Blog: Weather and the Metric System: Tools for Teaching Success

Published on: April 1, 2019

Note: The Science Ambassador Blog will showcase articles by our NSSTA Science Ambassadors who attended the 2018 Reno NSTA Conference.  The following blog is by Region 1 Science Ambassador, Chrystaunia Duquette.  Weather and the Metric System: Tools for Teaching Success By: Chrystaunia Duquette   Would you like to your students to learn more about weather and how to relate to …

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National Atomic Testing Museum 2019 Distinguished Lecture Series

Published on: March 11, 2019

Please see the flyer linked below about the 2019 Distinguished Lecture Series from the National Atomic Testing Museum.  The cost is $5 for non-members and free for museum members. RSVP for each event to the NATM at 702-794-5151   2019 lecture series

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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 State Farm Good Neighbor – for professional development  Annie’s Grants for Gardens – for edible garden projects George C. Pimentel Award in Chemical Education – for integrating chemistry into education James Bryant Conant Award for outstanding chemistry teaching – Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship

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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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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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CCSD looking for MS Textbook Adoption Task Force

Published on: January 30, 2018

The K-12 Science Department at CCSD is seeking participants to take part in the Middle School Science Textbook Adoption process.  Application forms for teachers and parent volunteers are linked to the right. Applications must be completed and submitted by Wednesday, February 14, 2018. School-based administrators can express interest by emailing Sheryl Colgan. Accepted applicants will be notified by Wednesday, February 21, 2018. The …

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Science Cafe in Las Vegas

Published on: November 5, 2017

Science Café Las Vegas, supported by the UNLV College of Sciences, is an organization geared towards bringing fascinating science discussions to the public of Southern Nevada. We invite scientists to give short (~10-15 minute) presentations to the public at our fantastic venue, McMullan’s Irish Pub, and then have roundtable discussions about anything you could possibly wish to know. Science Café …

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