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

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 …

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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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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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