May 16, 2021

Girl Scout STEAM Event!

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Envirolution is excited to announce that we will be partnering with the Girl Scouts of Sierra Nevada for a new virtual STEAM Exploration Program. Cadettes (grade 6th-8th) will have the opportunity to investigate STEAM careers, engage in a hands-on activity, and earn a special Envirolution Fun Patch! Click this link to register your cadette for one of three available dates for this exciting new partnership!
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April 16, 2021

Geothermal Energy Lesson

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Project ReCharge is excited to put the final touches on a new Geothermal Energy Lesson that supports NGSS Earth and Physical Science Standards. Students discover what geothermal energy is by investigating a local phenomenon, Fly Geyser, and a Stirling engine. Students then investigate where geothermal energy is found through primary map resources and comparing the earth’s core to a lava lamp. Lastly, students will figure out how heat energy is used to provide heat and electricity to a
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April 16, 2021

Springtime Gardening

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Spring has sprung! Pollinators are starting to emerge and you may be thinking about starting a spring garden. Now would be a great time to start planting vegetables like tomatoes, lettuce, carrots, and peppers. If you’re still trying to develop your green thumb, starting your plants from seedlings is a great way to go. Check out this Seedling Sale coordinated by the Great Basin Food Co-op where you can buy seedlings from local Reno farmers. 
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Seven Hills Middle School in Nevada City, CA held a virtual hybrid camp created by Envirolution during the week of April 5th – 9th for 90 students.  Each participant was provided a complete hands-on kit that included the complete materials for a simple motor activity, balloon car activity & bridge activity.  One of the students said the Envirolution Camp was,  “challenging, fun, and interactive! ” This camp effectively created a unique and memorable experience within a virtual platform that helped the
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April 16, 2021

NCWIT Virtual Awards Ceremony

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This Saturday, April 24th at 2:00pm, The Nevada affiliate for the National Center for Women & Information Technology will be hosting a virtual awards event, recognizing 200 women from middle and high schools across the state. These young women are being honored as future STEM, technology professionals and innovators. Keynote speaker is 15 year old Times Kid of the Year, Gitanjali Rao. Envirolution, as an affiliate member of NCWIT is excited to support this event. Huge THANK YOU to Tesla for the sponsorship! Join
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April 16, 2021

New Partnership- Click Bond

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We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with Click Bond. Click Bond is a local company, based in Carson City, NV, that has offices in Connecticut as well as the UK. Through their vision of pioneering advanced solutions, they support design and manufacturing in the air, sea, land, and industrial sectors. We are excited to bring their knowledge, expertise, and passion to our Virtual Career Quest program through STEAM Guest Speaker opportunities and hands-on activities.  Thank you for the support
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Over 1,000 students across the nation engaged in this National event Through 31 live and pre recorded messages, video tours and hands-on simple motors activity, participants got an exclusive look inside the innovative tech company, showcasing the variety of engineering careers and the inspiring women behind them. We saw a 58% increase in thoughts of becoming an engineer and 92% said that sustainability is important when choosing a career. A 7th grader from California said “I never knew what I wanted to be
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Envirolution is excited to extend our gratitude to the Change Happens Foundation for their support of Project ReCharge! Their mission is to support programs that provide a meaningful impact on science, the environment, and education, which is exactly what Envirolution strives to do. Their support will help us reach new teachers and students by providing them with STEAM curriculum, valuable professional development, and much-needed classroom materials. We are thankful for their support and commitment to educating our future generation of leaders
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March 8, 2021

STEAM Student Scholarship

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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 here
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In January Project ReCharge virtually hosted our first Sneak Peek training session where 30 teachers from 7 Nevada school districts and 24 schools engaged with our Sustainability Introduction lesson. These incredible educators from across multiple disciplines including STEM, science, art, social studies, robotics, and CTE, calculated their carbon footprint and learned how to keep the topic of sustainability positive with an empowering message. Our next sessions will include an investigation of live school data with the McKinstry Dashboard, and
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