STEM Organizations

In the shadow of 13,063-foot Wheeler Peak, 5,000 year old bristlecone pine trees grow on rocky glacial moraines. Come to Great Basin National Park to experience the solitude of the desert, the smell of sagebrush after a thunderstorm, the darkest of night skies, and the beauty of Lehman Caves.
Berlin is a Nevada Ghost Town, and the park highlights fossils of Ichthyosaurs, prehistoric marine reptiles. A nature trail connects to campground to the Fossil Shelter, information and viewing windows are available at the Fossil Shelter if you cannot attend a scheduled tour.
UNR, in the Mackay School of Mines Building.  “Houses an outstanding collection of minerals, ores, fossil specimens and photographs, in addition to mining related relics.   (northern Nevada)
Traveling science exhibits at the museum.
From planting and harvesting to preparing what we grow, Urban Roots follows food from seed-to-table, empowering students to answer the question, “Where does our food come from?
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These have waiting lists, so don’t delay!  Engineering will soon be a part of our public school science curriculum. (northern Nevada)
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Located in the Ansari Business Building, room 528. Free admission.  For more information call 775-784-6704.  You can also access a virtual tour of the museum on their website. (northern Nevada)
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Exciting hands-on activities for the entire family in seven amazing galleries- downtown Reno.  Holiday, Vacation, and summer camps available along with weekly museum programming. (northern Nevada)
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Classic wooden boats from late 19th century to the 1960’s and maritime memorabilia. Hands-on crafts for kids, knot tying wall and maritime history video.  Next door to, Homewood, CA (northern Nevada)
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The Tahoe Environmental Research Center (TERC) leads research on the water quality, physical process and provides science Education and outreach. (northern Nevada, organization)