Welcome to STEM Saturdays, a free monthly event presented by Nevada National Security Sites (NNSS), the Clark County School District (CCSD), and the Atomic Museum! STEM Saturdays bring together the Las Vegas community and local subject matter experts for educational topics, activities and insights into how STEM influences various career paths. Lunch and prize raffles are also included in the programming.
Registration link coming soon!
Highlights from previous STEM Saturdays
Students learned about geologic modeling and how it is used at the NNSS, then made their very own clay models!
NNSS employees showcased geology and geophysics, using a sandbox model to demonstrate tectonic forces.
November 4, 2023
The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management Nevada program team presented about groundwater and what happens when it encounters different mediums at the Site.
October 7, 2023
NNSS Fire & Rescue personnel met with dozens of students and families to share how STEM integrates with with their career fields. Special tours of the 1950s Seagrave engine and an ambulance along with hands-on demonstrations of Fire & Rescue gear and equipment followed the presentation.