High school students from across the country can learn about animal science topics during virtual lessons by Iowa State University specialists.
Sara Nelson, state STEM specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will join the NASA Iowa Space Grant Consortium leadership team as assistant director for education and outreach.
The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Integrated Pest Management program will continue to host its annual Crop Scouting Competition for Iowa Youth on July 30; however, it will be a virtual competition this year.
Parents who are looking for ways to make learning at home fun for their kids should consider making the kitchen a classroom, say nutrition and wellness state specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
This year, more than 100 senior high students from around the state showcased their innovative spirit as they competed for prizes, awards and scholarships during the virtual State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa. They presented original research on a variety of science and engineering topics.
Iowa educators traveled to Kennedy Space Center to immerse themselves into space exploration. The experience has already inspired the creation of the Iowa 4-H and Iowa Space Grant Consortium STEAM Academy, which offers weekly online challenges for youth in grades 4-12 to complete at home.
Water Rocks! plans two Earth Week activities to help people of all ages appreciate the earth, biodiversity and shared resources.
New video programs deliver information, activities and ideas for use by parents, teachers and kids.
Children and families can learn about conservation via the Monday Mix online opportunity from Water Rocks!
A collection of online educational resources for K-12 youth audiences is available on the 4-H At Home Learning Resources webpage. These engaging educational resources from the local, state and national 4-H program are available for all youth and their families to further explore project area learning virtually.