Sara Nelson

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Rockets flew last week at the Iowa 4-H YouthFest professional development conference when state staff presented the new "STEM-Lit to Go! Iowa" curriculum and provided volunteers and educators with materials for science, technology, engineering, math and literacy programing.

By: Nicole Hanson and Sara Nelson

The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch and moon landing has reinvigorated interest around the world in aerospace, and the Iowa 4-H Youth Development Program is providing youth with a variety of opportunities and avenues to explore their interest in the aerospace project area.

By: Bonnie Dalager and Sara Nelson

Sara Nelson has been hired as the new 4-H STEM program specialist for the Iowa 4-H Youth Development Program. She will oversee STEM product development and STEM literacy outreach to enhance access to educational learning opportunities for all K-12 youth.

By: Sara Nelson

The International Harvester Collector’s Club Award Program recognized Iowa 4-H members for their state fair project achievements on Aug. 9. Youth whose projects advance to the Iowa State Fair have the opportunity to apply for the award program.

By: Payton Sash and Sara Nelson

Youth visiting the 4-H Exhibition Hall at the Iowa State Fair had the opportunity to participate in hands-on activities during this year’s STEM event hosted by Bayer. Events such as this keep youth interested in STEM activities and stimulate a yearning to learn why things work and to ask questions about the improbable.

By: Payton Sash and Sara Nelson