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how to watch solar eclipse How to Watch the Total Solar Eclipse in Nevada

As we approach the date of the first total solar eclipse to pass over the U.S. from coast-to-coast in 99 years on Aug. 21, here’s the most important piece of advice you’ll receive: Whatever you do, don’t look directly at the light!

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lake tahoe clarity STEM Scientists Keep Tahoe Blue — and Mead Drinkable

The fight to preserve water quality and clarity is one undertaken by STEM scientists. Here are some facts about two of Nevada’s biggest sources of recreational and drinking water: Lake Tahoe and Lake Mead.

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sandoval interviews elon musk Governor Sandoval Interviews Elon Musk

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval recently interviewed Tesla/SpaceX CEO Elon Musk about his contributions to Nevada — and beyond.


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top jobs without a degree HVACR Jobs Are Hot! (And Cold.)

While there are many trending STEM jobs out there right now, we thought we’d take the temperature (see what we did there?) of the HVACR industry — the industry acronym for “Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration.”

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scholarships for cyber jobs $650,000 in scholarships available for Nevada’s students

CyberStart is an online education program allowing high school students to become “cyber protection agents.”

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Safe home experiments Just in Time for July 4th, Learn How to Blow Stuff Up — Safely and Legally

Fireworks are awesome, but since possession and use of fireworks is illegal in most of Nevada, we’ve scoured the web (and crowdsourced our friends) to come up with some fun ways to blow stuff up at home.

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reading list Hard Sci-Fi = Great Summer Reading

Check out our reading list for summer and prepare yourself for an adventure you just can't put down.

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solstice summer science Celebrate the Summer Solstice — STEM Style!

In terms of daylight, this day is 5 hours, 35 minutes longer than on the December Solstice. That’s five-and-a-half more hours of productive fun in the sun today!

You know what that means, right? Today is the PERFECT day to study a few fun science-y topics.

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To Do Father's Day This Father’s Day, Bond with the Kids Over Fun STEM Projects

Here are a few ideas curated from around the web that will inspire kids to spend some much-appreciated time with Dear Dad.

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Summer Is a Great Time to Play. And Learn!

Yes, our students need downtime in the summer, but it’s also a great time to encourage them to enjoy activities related to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Start your search here.

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