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Videos Show Simple Steps to Rearing Monarchs

May 3, 2019, 8:53 am | Laura Jesse Iles, Dana Schweitzer
Iles searching milkweed for eggs.

Adults are paying attention and taking actions to increase milkweed stands and native plantings in hopes of rebuilding monarch populations. By taking this attentiveness one step further and rearing monarchs, adults may encourage a child’s interest in science. These videos explain how to rear monarchs. Read more about Videos Show Simple Steps to Rearing Monarchs

Videos Show Simple Steps to Rearing Monarchs

May 3, 2019, 8:53 am | Laura Jesse Iles, Dana Schweitzer
Iles searching milkweed for eggs.

Adults are paying attention and taking actions to increase milkweed stands and native plantings in hopes of rebuilding monarch populations. By taking this attentiveness one step further and rearing monarchs, adults may encourage a child’s interest in science. These videos explain how to rear monarchs. Read more about Videos Show Simple Steps to Rearing Monarchs

New Curriculum Helps Children Learn Sound Financial Habits

April 18, 2019, 10:07 am | Cynthia Needles Fletcher, Laura Sternweis
Adult reading to children by Monkey Business/stock.adobe.com.

Children are more likely to build money management skills and develop sound financial habits when what they learn at school is reinforced at home. A new curriculum from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach helps teachers and parents work together to increase financial literacy in Iowa youth Read more about New Curriculum Helps Children Learn Sound Financial Habits

Help Children Become Independent, Resolve Conflict

April 10, 2019, 9:05 am | Barbara Dunn Swanson, Laura Sternweis
Children playing with blocks by LIGHTFIELD STUDIOS.

One of the goals many parents have for their children is to watch them grow into independent young people. However, independence brings its own set of challenges, says Barbara Dunn Swanson, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Read more about Help Children Become Independent, Resolve Conflict

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