October 14, 2021

In the Community

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Envirolution has been busy engaging with many different community partners and we wanted to share a little of what we’ve been up to.Silverland Middle SchoolEnvirolution was excited to present to students at Silverland Middle School in Fernley, NV. Envirolution staff illustrated the importance of sustainability and energy efficiency through our Energy Bike. Students had a blast learning about energy transformation and loved being able to hop on the energy bike. Thank you Eric Heiselt for letting us
Education and Outreach, Partners

October 14, 2021

STEAM Guest Speaker workshop

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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
Education, Education and Outreach, Green Business, Partners

October 14, 2021

National Energy Efficiency Day

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October 6th Last week was National Energy Efficiency Day and we celebrated it by acknowledging the NV Energy Foundation for their recent contribution of $96,000 through their CLEAN Grant.  With their help, our Project ReCharge students can continue to reduce their communities’ energy use throughstudent sustainability projects and focus on clean energy careers paths.
Fundraising, Partners

October 14, 2021

Teacher Training Recap

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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
Education, Project ReCharge

October 14, 2021

Feature A Teacher is almost here!

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 Envirolution is excited to host our annual fundraising  campaign beginning in November to celebrate the educators who have made a difference in our lives and honor teachers who are currently shaping future generations. All donations to the Feature A Teacher campaign will go towards providing incredible teachers throughout the nation with FREE Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math curriculum, training, and the classroom materials needed to impact thousands of students!   If you would like to make an
Fundraising
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We are very happy to welcome 3 new Board Members to our organization in an effort to continue building the knowledge base and resources for Envirolution.  With their generous efforts, we will be able to further expand our capacity in school administration, law, and marketing.  Please help us in welcoming Debbie Patrick, Mark Korinek, and Lina Tanner.   On August 19th, we hosted our first Project ReCharge Advisory Committee meeting. The development of this advisory committee has been a year in the making
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September 1, 2021

World Cleanup Day

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This Saturday, September 18th, join Envirolution and over 50 million volunteers from 180 different countries for World Cleanup Day.  Envirolution staff and volunteers will be at Pickett Park in Reno, NV from 10am-11:30am.  We will have all the materials to clean up the park and help make our city and planet cleaner, now all we need is YOU! 
Partners, Volunteer
One of our favorites is Climate Scene Investigation (CSI) which uncovers the effects of greenhouse gases and climate change by completing a reverse Escape Room. Solve puzzles to determine what contributes to this real-world problem.   Join us on Wednesday, September 29th from 4:00-6:00 pm at DRI to see this lesson in action! More Info
Project ReCharge

September 1, 2021

Boys Team Charity

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Envirolution was excited to host a group of 23 high school boys from around the Reno area last month. The young men from the Boys Team Charity group assisted with multiple material preparation tasks for programs like Career Quest, Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, and Project ReCharge. As they say, many hands make light work, and these boys certainly made light work of the tasks they were given. Envirolution sends a big thank you to the Boys Team Charity! As always, if you’re
Volunteer
NV Energy Foundation
We are honored to be one of 4 Nevada nonprofits selected to receive support to help grow the next generation of clean energy workers.  Together we will expand Project ReCharge’s renewable energy curriculum and training program in rural Nevada communities to help drive the growth of clean energy career paths.See the full press release HERE
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