Friday, May 31, 2013 - 13:26

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has long been deeply involved in science technology education. Another example of this involvement is the Governor's STEM Initiative Scale-Up Grant Program PEERS: Partnership for Engineering Educational Resources for Schools.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 13:42

Youth can register now for the fourth annual Bratney Companies 4-H Robotics Challenge at the 2013 Iowa State Fair. 

Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 11:42

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has a series of publications, titled “Safe Farm,” that contain valuable information on safe farming techniques and tips. 

Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 11:14

Many people choose baby carrots as their snack. They are healthy, full of vitamins and are easy to eat and feed to children. But are they safe? Jody Gatewood, a nutrition specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, dispels the myths and explains the facts.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 09:08

Parents naturally are concerned for their children’s safety, particularly when there is news of a child abduction that happens close to home. Finding the balance between emotions and the “teachable moment” as parents talk to their children is important, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialist says.

Friday, May 17, 2013 - 13:57

Iowa 4-H is inviting youth from across the state to showcase their skills in a competition that puts the knife to the board. The fourth annual “Cook This!” 4-H Culinary Challenge is Aug. 9-10, 2013, in the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair.

Monday, May 6, 2013 - 17:02

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development offers youth hundreds of opportunities at the local, state and national level to interact with others and prepare for their futures. David Runneals, an Iowa 4-H’er from Story County, took part in the White House Science Fair in April as a guest.

Monday, May 6, 2013 - 16:46

Through 4-H, Iowa youth can become involved in many unique educational experiences that prepare them to be effective leaders, productive citizens, outstanding communicators and successful leaders. A wide spectrum of opportunities span from statewide programs, such as the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference, to local summer camps and workshops in every county. One program 4-H offers to young people, Adobe Youth Voices, allows youth to build skills in technology, particularly media.

Monday, May 6, 2013 - 14:01

Whether children’s experience of sports is good or bad depends in part on their parents’ involvement and attitude. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is sponsoring an interactive webinar to help parents do their part to make sure their children’s experience with sports will be positive.