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

Northern Nevada Science & Technology Festival – Inaugural Event May 13-17, 2019

Published on: April 2, 2019

The Northern Nevada Science & Technology Festival is a week-long community celebration of the innovation happening in our region. The festival will inspire and connect our community with the power of science and technology through hands-on school programs as well as a series of free, family-friendly events hosted by well-known formal and informal educational organizations throughout Northern Nevada. It all …

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DRI – Science Alive – EnergySmart Education Program

Published on: March 8, 2019

Calling 4th grade teachers in Churchill, Lyon, Douglas, Humboldt, and Elko County! Free and informative Southwest Gas EnergySmart Education Program reinforces energy concepts from curriculum and teaches lifelong lessons on energy and water efficiency. The program also provides an engaging assembly filled with educational activities empowering participants to be leaders in energy efficiency. Sign up and receive free Take Action …

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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 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

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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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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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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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