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FIRST NEVADA FIRST Nevada

FIRST Nevada brings robotics to K-12 students across the state. Read on to learn about the programs FIRST Nevada offers, and find out how to get involved!

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Alyse Sobosan, STEM Teacher of the Year STEM Teacher of the Year: Alyse Sobosan

Alyse Sobosan was named one of six 2018 STEM Teachers of the Year by the Governor's Office of Science, Innovation, and Technology. Sobosan has taught a range of science courses including Earth Science, AP Biology, and Science Foundations. She currently teaches Anatomy/Physiology and Biology at Equipo Academy in Las Vegas, Nevada. At Equipo Academy, she also acts as a Professional Learning Community leader, an instructional coach, pathway developer, and STEM advocate. 

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STEM Principles and Sustaining Water Resources in the Truckee Meadows

Truckee Meadows Water Authority's Resource Economist and Conservation Supervisor, Laine Christman, is using STEM principles to manage our precious water resources and ensure they will be available for future generations. 

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Grants Help Train Workforce for the New Nevada

As part of its mission to invest in K-12 STEM education and STEM workforce training so that all Nevadans have the skills the New Nevada economy requires, the Governor's Office of Science, Innovation and Technology (OSIT) offers STEM Workforce Challenge Grants, designed to spark the creation of lasting partnerships between industry and workforce training providers.

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Saluting Nevada’s Top STEM Educators

Six of Nevada’s top STEM educators were recently recognized by the Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation and Technology (OSIT).

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range_camp_069_300x213.jpg Science & Social Studies in the Sagebrush Steppe

Are you a science or social studies teacher interested in increasing your students’ connections to Nevada’s environment? We invite you to expand your knowledge and awareness of science and social studies curriculum related to Nevada’s rangeland.

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 nvsteam_conf_2018_300x213.jpg Adding the A to STEM

While we write a lot about science and technology in this space, we haven’t talked much about how art contributes to the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. Well, that’s about to change.

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 osit_metrology_photo2_300x213.jpg Using STEM concepts to ensure Nevadans Get What They Pay For

Every day, people buy produce by the pound and then fill up their gas tanks. But did you know that in order to protect Nevada consumers’ purchases, metrology is needed? What is metrology and why is it so important?

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 science_of_thanksgiving_by_a_katz.jpg Science Lessons from Thanksgiving Traditions

Did you know that almost all of your favorite turkey day traditions have some connection to chemistry, physics or biology? Not convinced how “science” and “Thanksgiving” can overlap on a Venn diagram? We’ve got you covered.

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bergen_observer-300x213.jpg Exploring Nevada from the Sky

We learned about AboveGeo at this summer’s State of Nevada Business & Industry Business Pitch Competition, but we recently had the chance to learn more about this organization. And we’re glad we did because we could not even begin to learn enough about them in the five minutes they had to present and answer questions at the competition.

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