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November 18th & 29th, 2021 – EnergySmart Educator Workshop

November 18th & 29th, 2021 – EnergySmart Educator Workshop

EnergySmart Educator Workshop Series - How Renewable Energy Can Address Issues in Environmental JusticeOur upcoming EnergySmart Education teacher training event will be held virtually on November 18th & 29th, 2021 from 3:30 – 4:30pm each day. The event is focused on how renewable energy can address issues in environmental justice. Guest speakers Dr. Jennifer Willett from UNR and Dr. Alan...

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Meet Casey the Green Box

Meet Casey the Green Box

Howdy folks! Here at Science Alive we believe that learning is for everyone, and we like to think that learning can be fun for all. That’s why we have a super fun mascot. Wait, have you not met our mascot? Well, we hope you like smiling, because...

Fall EnergySmart PSA Contest Open For Submissions

Fall EnergySmart PSA Contest Open For Submissions

The EnergySmart PSA Contest is open for submissions! Deadline extended to December 11th, 2020! Over the past few years Science Alive has held a yearly Public Service Announcment (PSA) contest for middle school aged students (6th-8th) in Nevada...

Fall 2020 EnergySmart Educator Workshop Series

Fall 2020 EnergySmart Educator Workshop Series

Past - Our annual EnergySmart Educator Workshop is scheduled and open for registration! The workshop will be held virtually on October 26th, 27th, and 28th from 4 pm - 5 pm daily on Zoom. Educators will get a chance to hear from a DRI Scientist and...

Science Alive Welcomes New Team Members

Science Alive Welcomes New Team Members

Science Alive is happy to announce this year's group of AmeriCorps members serving as our STEM Education Outreach Coordinators! Our programs and various projects are only made possible by the hard work, innovative ideas and range of expertise...

Science Alive: An Introduction

Howdy everyone, and welcome to DRI’s Science Alive blog! What is DRI, you ask? And for that matter, what is Science Alive? The Desert Research Institute (DRI for short) is the non-profit environmental research branch of the Nevada System of Higher...

Engage with Science Alive’s NASA Inspired Content

Engage with Science Alive’s NASA Inspired Content

Science Alive has resources to help Nevada's educators discover the wonders of space and engineering education. Inspired by NASA, all of these offerings are available to educators across the state for use in both formal and informal education. NASA...