Who We AreScience Alive conducts education and engagement for the Desert Research Institute, a global scientific research and development institute under the Nevada System of Higher Education. The mission of Science Alive is to support PreK-12 educators in science-based, environmental education by providing the tools, resources, and knowledge they need, so all students acquire the knowledge and skills needed to work, live and contribute in our community. Science Alive achieves our mission by providing inquiry-based STEM curriculum through our Green Boxes, offering Teacher Trainings and Workshops throughout the school year, and through School Support in the form of speakers, field trips, and special opportunities.
Our Core Values
- All students can learn and deserve an effective teacher.
- Every teacher deserves to have access to free curriculum and materials that are aligned to the current educational standards.
- Educators training fellow educators builds capacity, professionalism, and perspective.
- Sharing resources and engaging partners builds opportunity, ownership, and expertise.