Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 14:12
Across Iowa, science, technology, engineering and math activities – also known as STEM -- are engaging 4-H members and schoolchildren. STEM is enriching their lives and connecting them with science in a fun way with activities like FIRST LEGO League.
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 08:52
Children and youth learn best when they learn through experience. This positive youth development is the essence of 4-H and is featured in the international research journal Reclaiming Children and Youth.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 09:46
People see babies and immediately start talking to them in a high pitched voice, exaggerating their vowel sounds. There’s a good reason for this behavior. Human sciences specialists talk about the benefits of “baby talk” in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Monday, December 22, 2014 - 09:53
Iowa 4-H’er Allison Lansman, Fort Dodge, has been chosen by National 4-H Council to join its healthy living management team as a healthy living youth ambassador. She is a junior at Iowa State University.
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 13:39
A Master Volunteer Robotics Training session is coming to northwest Iowa for adults with a desire to lead youth in robotics experiences. This 4-H STEM opportunity is Jan. 24 in Storm Lake.
Monday, December 8, 2014 - 09:08
Carrying out family traditions takes effort, but these rituals make families stronger. Human sciences specialists offer tips for creating family memories during the holidays and throughout the year in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Friday, December 5, 2014 - 12:00
A little advanced planning goes a long way towards adding cheer instead of stress to the holidays, according to two human sciences specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 16:37
Farmers interested in expanding their distribution to local markets will benefit from a one-day training in January with the Iowa MarketReady program.
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 14:23
"Creating the Optimum School Health Environment in Your District: What Decision Makers Need To Know" is now available for free download from the Extension Online Store.
Monday, November 24, 2014 - 11:40
Twenty-one 4-H’ers have been selected to represent Iowa as delegates to the 2014 National 4-H Congress Nov. 28 through Dec. 2 in Atlanta, Ga.