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Fall EnergySmart PSA Contest Open For Submissions

Fall EnergySmart PSA Contest Open For Submissions

The EnergySmart PSA Contest is open for submissions! 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 about energy use and conservation. This year's contest opens October 19th and runs until November 30th. Past submissions have included music videos, dramatic re-tellings and even illustrated...

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Fall 2020 EnergySmart Educator Workshop Series

Fall 2020 EnergySmart Educator Workshop Series

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...