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Iowa Children Are Engaged with STEM, 4-H and FIRST LEGO League
(Posted on 1/22/2015)
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. 
4-H, Positive Youth Development Featured in International Journal
(Posted on 1/22/2015)
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.
Iowa Youth Joins National 4-H Council's Healthy Living Management Team
(Posted on 12/22/2014)
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.
4-H Robotics Training for Volunteers in January
(Posted on 12/11/2014)
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.
Iowa Delegates to 2014 National 4-H Congress Announced
(Posted on 11/24/2014)
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.
4-H Youth Use Heads, Hands, Hearts to Repurpose Items for Infants’ Better Health
(Posted on 10/24/2014)
With sewing skills, ingenuity and a sense of repurpose, 4-H youth transformed unused t-shirts into cloth diapers during a hands-on service learning project at the 2014 State Awardrobe Clothing Event.
Spotlight on 4-H with Iowa State Students' The Biggest Loser Appearance
(Posted on 10/20/2014)
Allie Lansman, a junior from Fort Dodge majoring in dietetics and former Webster County 4-H'er, will appear on NBC-TV’s The Biggest Loser this week as a youth ambassador for healthy living.
4-H Pride Is Worth Celebrating
(Posted on 10/8/2014)
More than 6 million young people across the country are celebrating National 4-H Week Oct. 5-11 by sharing 4-H pride photos using #iam4H. Every Iowa community has the potential to share 4-H pride, and that is the beauty of this celebration -- and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach programs.
It's Iowa Farm Safety and Health Week
(Posted on 9/22/2014)
The Iowa Farm Safety and Health Week is being held in conjunction with the 71st annual National Farm Safety and Health Week, Sept. 21-27.
Youth Show Skills in 2014 Bratney Companies 4-H Robotics Challenge
(Posted on 9/9/2014)
Youth from across Iowa competed in Bratney Companies 4-H Robotics Challenge at the 2014 Iowa State Fair where they showcased their robot designing and programming skills.

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