Tahoe Science Center

How was Lake Tahoe formed? Why is it blue? Why is it losing clarity? Come explore… Enjoy hands-on activities, learn about the lake ecosystem and why it’s changing, and find out how you can help keep Tahoe blue. 

  • Virtual research boat
  • Virtual ecology lab
  • Shaping watersheds interactive sandbox
  • 3-D theater
  • Interactive exhibits
  • Lecture series
  • Themed science field trips
  • Science Expo
  • Green building tours

When you visit the Tahoe Science Center, you learn the latest findings from the world-class UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center (TERC), a global leader in research, education  and public outreach on lakes. 

This Location:

Northwestern, Nevada