Monday, March 11, 2013 - 09:29
Judges are needed for the State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa and FFA Agriscience Fair. The competitions will be held in Hilton Coliseum at Iowa State University on April 5.
Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 10:23
School teachers, youth organization leaders, informal education professionals, county and regional extension programs, and other organizations delivering STEM educational programs can apply to bring one or more of the nine specially selected programs into a club or classroom during 2013-14.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 10:42
Jacqueline Comito and Ann Staudt were recognized at the Technology Association of Iowa’s fifth annual Iowa Women of Innovation awards ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 15, for their work in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 - 09:18
The North Central STEM Hub at Iowa State University is hosting a STEM community conversation Nov. 16 in the Garden Room, Reiman Gardens. All parents, grandparents, educators, business and civic leaders, legislators and other Iowans are invited to attend the town hall style meeting scheduled for 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 13:31
During National 4-H Week, Oct. 7-13, Iowa youth join hundreds of thousands of youth from throughout the United States who will be conducting an innovative experiment to celebrate 4-H National Youth Science Day.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 11:45
This summer, the Iowa 4-H program went through some exciting changes. An Iowa 4-H Pinterest page was created, E-SET merged into STEM and most recently, the Iowa 4-H website was revamped.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 11:13
Iowa 4-H and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach have begun to develop a greater focus in the area of science, engineering and technology through programs like STEM, GIS mapping and more. One Iowa 4-H’er took his interest in engineering a step further last summer by becoming the youngest intern at Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 09:51
Gears, motors and balloons were a highlight during the 2012 Bratney Companies 4-H Robotics Challenge at the Iowa State Fair. Teams from across the state competed in this two-day event at the 4-H Exhibits Building. Award winners have been announced.
Thursday, August 23, 2012 - 13:47
Lynne Campbell of Grimes will become the first STEM hub manager for the North Central STEM Hub at Iowa State University beginning Sept. 4. Campbell most recently has served as a science consultant in Area Education Agency 267.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 - 12:11
The Governor’s STEM Council announced last week the call for applications to participate in the STEM Scale Up programs. School teachers, youth organization leaders, informal education professionals and other organizations delivering STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) educational programs are encouraged to apply online before the Sept. 14 deadline.