STEM Organizations

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?
Fun classes, workshops and events. Exploratorium Class, Summer Natural Science and Art Camps designed to “encourage our children to conserve and protect the environment and to become wise stewards of the earth’s natural resources.  
Traveling science exhibits at the museum.
The McCarran Ranch Preserve was the Conservancy’s first restoration project on the lower Truckee River, and the work done there has become a model for how to fix the Truckee.
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)
200 eye-popping cars with authentic street scenes and sounds. Think about all the engineering that went into creating the modern automobile!  
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.
The Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office website home page has some cool videos on the Devil’s Hole pupfish, Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise, Mojave Desert Tortoise Hatching, Sage Grouse Life History. They offer a number of education events and programs.
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.
E.L. Cord Museum School. Numerous, ongoing STEAM programs for youth (science, technology, engineering, arts, math).