Articles related to STEM

Monday, August 31, 2015 - 12:21

HyperStream with the IT-Olympics has a record breaking number of clubs involved for its eighth year. This program for middle school and high school youth happens throughout the school year and focuses on different aspects of technology.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 16:02

Youth from 44 counties competed in three 4-H livestock skillathons at the Iowa State Fair. The 144 4-H’ers participated in poultry, sheep and swine events.

Sunday, August 16, 2015 - 18:20

Demonstrations of C6 BioFarm, a new tablet app sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, CenUSA Bioenergy, and Iowa NSF EPSCoR, will be featured on the special guest stage Aug. 20 and 23 at the Iowa State University exhibit in the Varied Industries Building.

Friday, August 7, 2015 - 08:57

Retired NASA astronaut Clayton Anderson brings a cosmic perspective to Camp Cy on Friday, Aug. 14  when he visits camp 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. for autographs, book signing, and pictures with visitors.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 08:35

The Robotic Raiders, a team consisting of talented sixth and seventh grade 4-H’ers, are excited to introduce their game “Cyclone Survivor”, this year at the 2015 Iowa State Fair. 

Monday, July 27, 2015 - 09:09

The science of auto racing and a fast time behind the wheel await some Iowa 4-H youth July 30. Approximately 30 youth will learn about science, technology, engineering and math in NASCAR and challenge NASCAR driver Kenny Wallace to a go cart race.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 11:01

Not all parents feel confident having “the talk” with their children — when the topic is science, technology, engineering and math. However, it’s an ongoing conversation parents and kids need to have, say the Science of Parenting bloggers from ISU Extension and Outreach.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 15:52

The Youth Environmental Agriculture Field Days program recently earned the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council Seal of Approval. Eight other programs from around Iowa also received this STEM Seal of Approval. It is given to programs that enculturate, sustain and spread STEM thinking.

Friday, April 3, 2015 - 09:22

Farming is a vital enterprise for Iowa and the United States. The new C6 BioFarm Game takes an interactive approach to teach young people about agricultural practices involved with providing food, fuel, fiber and products in a manner that is environmentally and economically sustainable.