Desert Research Institute - GreenPower

GreenPower helps educators teach students about renewable energy, conservation, and sustainability. With standards-aligned tangible tools and professional development this completely free program helps educators bring science-based, green concepts and practices to any preK-12 classroom.

GreenPower Mission

To support Nevada's 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.

GreenPower Vision

We aim to increase scientific knowledge and understanding of the earth's environment, promoting preservation of diverse ecosystems, advancing responsible resource management, and improving human health and welfare.

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.