News - Region III: Humboldt, Pershing and Elko Counties
The NNSTF Wants You!
Published on: January 17, 2020
Northern Nevada Science & Technology Festival (NNSTF) is looking for STEM professionals interested in participating in some of the festival events. The NNSFT wants to bring teachers, K-12 students, and STEM college students together, with STEM professionals, to highlight STEM skills, educational events, and careers. Some of the events a STEM professional could participate in include: Feb. 13, 2020 – …
Be a Climate Superstar and Win Tablets for Your Classroom!
Published on: October 10, 2019
Think your students have what it takes to tackle the 2019 Climate Superstars Challenge? This 10-day online environmental challenge will get kids excited about the environment and teach them the value of collaboration. If your classroom completes at least 7 of 9 total tasks, you’ll have the chance to win five Samsung Galaxy Tablets with ENERGY STAR® certification! Who Can …
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
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.
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 …
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 …