Articles related to STEM

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.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 13:25

A skilled Iowa 4-H robotics team was invited to showcase their award winning robotics demonstration at the Iowa State Capitol in May. They’d accepted an invitation from Iowa’s Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, a proponent of STEM education and co-chair of the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council in Iowa.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 11:14

Creativity and teamwork have garnered a unique honor for Iowa State University and the Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau. This university-community partnership received the Odyssey of the Mind Creativity Award during the opening ceremony of the international education program’s World Finals in Ames.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 09:56

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is launching two new research projects in northern Iowa. One will build literacy and STEM skills in children, while the other will use singing training to improve quality of life for Iowans with Parkinson’s disease.