Desert Research Institute (DRI) Science Alive (4th – 6th)

In-class science boxes for teachers to use in the classroom.
  • Includes 2 weeks’ worth of STEM lesson plans and materials to help teachers build towards NGSS standards, delivered to schools
    • Developed per grade level
    • Includes all materials
    • Reservation dates:
        • Q1: August 12-September 27, 2019
        • Registration opens on Thursday, August 1 @ 4pm
  • Cost: Free
        • Weed Warriors
          • Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) • 4-LS1 • 5-LS1 • 3-5-ETS1 • MS-LS2
          • Noxious weeds can wreak havoc on a healthy ecosystem by jeopardizing biodiversity and depleting the inventory of natural resources available for the species living there to utilize. Students will differentiate between native and invasive plants found in northern Nevada, identify the mechanisms that can spread noxious weeds, and devise their own weed management plan.
        • Artful Architecture
          • Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) • 3-5-ESS3 • 3-5-ETS1 • MS-ETS1 • MS-ESS3
          • The Artful Architecture curriculum draws on subjects such as architecture, geography, math, environmental science and much more. Upon completion of this nine-lesson unit, students possess a better understanding of homes and habitats around the world.
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