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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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Off-Ramp sign that reads, "Success" Encourage students to explore the many on-ramps to a successful career

Technology has changed our world for the better in many ways, and creation of new and possibly better paths to career success is just one of them.

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Young adult studying with laptop in front of blackboard Governor Sandoval Announces 8 Official STEM Schools

The Advisory Council on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM Council) and the Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation and Technology (OSIT) today announced the official designation of eight schools as Nevada Governor Designated STEM Schools.

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Three kids learning about helicopters, image courtesy of Pathways to Aviation Many Paths to a STEM Career

When you talk about careers involving science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), a four-year degree would seem necessary. However, while a traditional degree is required for many STEM jobs, it’s certainly not required for all. And many of these non-degree jobs provide a very nice salary and an interesting life.

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What Do Engineers Do?

It seems like a good day to ask the fairly basic (but also oft wondered) question: What do engineers actually do?

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