Articles related to STEM

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 15:15

Iowa 4-H gives young people all kinds of opportunities to learn about science, technology, engineering and math – including behind the scenes of NASCAR racing.This summer youth from Clay, Jasper, Marshall, Polk, Story and Winneshiek counties got an inside view of NASCAR during a special 4-H STEM event at the Iowa Speedway.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 11:04

The school garden program in Wapello County, thriving at two Ottumwa elementary schools, is an investment in healthier kids.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 14:00

As the popular C6 BioFarm game suite enters its second year, improvements have made it more realistic and more valuable for its players. New developments will enhance players’ enjoyment while also creating a more complete picture about the ups and downs of production agriculture.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 10:26

Building a Culture of Conservation is the theme for the Iowa Learning Farms’ monthly webinar on Wednesday, July 20 at 1 p.m.

Friday, July 1, 2016 - 10:45

On June 30 Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds and Kemin Industries President and CEO Chris Nelson, co-chairs of the Governor's STEM Advisory Council, recognized Iowa STEM’s North Central Hub. The hub is housed at Iowa State University.

Monday, June 27, 2016 - 13:20

As Iowa teens participate in the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference at Iowa State University this week, some 4-H alumni at Iowa State tell how the youth development program led them to pursue a career in human sciences.

Monday, June 27, 2016 - 09:33

The Commodity Carnival gives Iowa youth a chance to be educated and have fun at the Iowa State Fair, Aug.11-21, and 18 county fairs. This interactive, hands-on game shows youth the behind-the-scenes components and challenges of animal production.

Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 10:04

Youth can register now for the sixth annual Bratney Companies 4-H Robotics Challenge at the 2016 Iowa State Fair. The events are Aug. 14 and Aug. 15 in the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines.

Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 16:16

This week 15 Spencer youth were able to “Experience Medicine.” Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Clay County partnered with the Spencer Hospital to offer area youth in grades 6-8 a hands-on opportunity to experience medical careers.