Articles related to STEM

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.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 08:47

The State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa gives students real value with deep, long-lasting relationships that students build with judges, professors and science and technology industry professionals.

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 09:42

Eric Koehlmoos of South O’Brien High School in Paulina is headed to the 2015 White House Science Fair March 23 at the White House in Washington, D.C.

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 15:12

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, December 11, 2014 - 14:39

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, November 17, 2014 - 09:59

Paul R. Gibbins of Ankeny will become the regional manager for the North Central STEM Hub at Iowa State University beginning Dec. 1. The North Central STEM Hub is one of six regional hubs of the Governor's STEM initiative.