Are you in a STEAM field and interested in volunteering with students across Nevada? Our STEAM Guest Speaker program is just what you are looking for!Join our workshop to learn more about presenting to students, creating an engaging presentation, and get tips on presenting in-person and virtually!  STEAM guest speakers are a valuable gift to students as they act as role models, show “real-life” context, and open up different career opportunities to students. Join us on December 7th by signing up for our workshop today. “I loved hearing specific feedback and ideas! As well as more general tools to use in a virtual environment. Being able toRead More →

The school year is flying by and we have already hosted two teacher trainings this September. Our first one covered thermal systems where elementary teachers looked at the physical properties of insulation and secondary teachers investigated thermal conductivity. Both groups then applied that knowledge to make a house more efficient at passive cooling, which helps reduce energy use and saves money in their homes and schools. The PRC team also hosted its very first Hybrid Professional Learning at the Desert Research Institute where teachers participated in-person and virtually in our new Climate Scene Investigation (CSI) reverse breakout lesson! Teachers worked through a series of 5 multi-curricular puzzles to investigate globalRead More →

Full STEAM Ahead Project ReChargeStudent Scholarship Do you know a great senior who will be pursuing a career in a STEAM field?  Then you need the Full STEAM Ahead Project ReCharge Scholarship. We are proud to contribute to the opportunities available to Nevada youth interested in pursuing a STEAM career after graduation. We are offering two scholarships for $500 each.  Apply hereRead More →

We need a few seconds of your time! (once a day for 3 days) Envirolution has a chance to win a $30.000 through the NV Energy Power fo Good Giveaway. You can vote once a day from September 25 to September 28. Don’t hesitate to share and encourage to vote all your friends! This money can help us in helping to make the world a better place by uniting and balancing the 3 Spheres: Society, Economy, and Environment https://www.nvenergy.com/about-nvenergy/community/foundation/pog-giveaway When you vote make sure you click Northern Nevada and then find “The Envirolution” Read More →

Bring your families and join Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful (KTMB) at the Discovery for an evening Waste Warriors presentation on Wednesday, September 12 from 6:00-6:45pm and a full day of Waste Warriors activities and science demos led by Discovery educators on Saturday, September 15. Waste Management will have a truck in the Discovery parking lot for visitors to inspect on Saturday as well!Read More →

The University of Nevada Reno hosted a Service Palooza on August 27. Envirolution spoke with many college students about Project ReCharge and our Sustainability Tour. Several students were pursuing engineering and Environmental Science degrees. One student said that she decided to become an Environmental Science major due to taking Project ReCharge in High School!Read More →

Envirolution is hiring! We are recruiting for an AmeriCorps member to be our Education and Outreach Coordinator. This individual will help Envirolution with our Project ReCharge interactive energy education program and other sustainability projects. Interested candidates should contact donna.walden@envirolution.org by August 31, 2018. Here’s a link to our position description.        Read More →

Gabe Bermeo presents his experience interning for Envirolution at the G.A.T.E. Program’s Evening of Reporting for Student Interns held at Hug High School on May 16. Based upon his experience with Envirolution’s Sustainability tour, Gabe said that he would take sustainability practices with him wherever his career led him. (Gabe is pictured with his fellow presenters and internship facilitators.)Read More →

Envirolution thanks its volunteers for their support at Envirolution’s booth at Reno Earth Day. The weather for Sunday’s earth day was perfect, we had a lot of interest at our exhibit and the support we received from NV Energy and The Nature Conservancy at the “Connect with Nature Zone” was tremendous. Thanks to all those who came to our booth!Read More →