Office of Science, innovation and Technology's Grant Applications Open!

Learn more about all of OSIT’s funding opportunities, find the latest Requests for Applications, and read about past awardees. https://osit.nv.gov/Grants/Grants/

Designated STEM School Network Grants

$200,000 available to current Governor Designated STEM Schools for ongoing professional learning, planning, and STEM materials.

Due: September 30th, 2024

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Beats & Bites: July 25, 2024

Nevada Robotics at Beats and Bites in Elko, NV

Nevada Robotics staff will be tabling at 5 p.m. Thursday July 25 at Beats and Bites on the Great Basin College Campus in Elko. This Food Truck Summer Series is a family friendly event that will include food trucks, music, games, raffles, and prizes. All event goers are encouraged to stop by the Nevada Robotics table – look for the blue DRI tent – to chat with staff and to engage in fun, hands-on STEM activities for scientists of all ages. The event is sponsored by the Great Basin College Foundation, is FREE, and can be found on campus at Chilton Circle. For more information, check out GBCNV.EDU/FOUNDATION .

2024 -2025 School Year Robot Lending Library Requests OPEN!

Robot Library Expands and Diversifies


Our library is growing. The robot collection has grown to 737 bots. Nevada Robotics runs Robot Lending Libraries with branches in Reno, Las Vegas, and Elko. Robots are available for Nevada Robotics-trained teachers and are checked out for a quarter at a time. Done checkout is available for educators who are starting teams during the 2024-2025 school year, or who want to explore using drones with their students. 


Newer additions to the Lending Library include Ozobots and CoDrones Edu. Ozobots are accessible to students from ages preschool to high school. They use color coding so that even non-readers can learn to code the bots. Ozobots are small, round robots that fit into a preschooler’s palm. CoDrones Edu are educational drones for middle and high schoolers. During the 2023-2024 school year, seven Washoe County JROTC programs checked out drones to prepare for the state’s inaugural educational and aerial drone competition season.


The Robot Lending Library is open for requests now! 

Send in your requests using the inquiry form.

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