This year, 24 youth from across Iowa showcased their innovative ideas during InventSTEM at the Iowa State Fair. This Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development program encourages youth to engage in the innovation process to solve real-world problems.
With funding from Google.org, 4-H will increase the reach of the Computer Science Career Pathways program for students from rural and under-resourced communities who have had minimal computer science education. The new grant will help teach young people through Cooperative Extension’s in-person 4-H programs and online resources.
The International Harvester Collector’s Club Award Program recognized Iowa 4-H members for their Iowa State Fair project achievements associated with the International Harvester brand family.
Youth in grades 7-12 from across Iowa tested their integrated pest management skills through several tasks and challenges, both in the field and in the classroom, during the 12th annual Iowa Youth Crop Scouting Competition on July 28.
This summer at county fairs and 4-H camps across Iowa, youth are using their critical thinking skills to take part in solving a real-world agriculture challenge through the 2022 4-H Ag Innovators Experience “Unlock Ag Innovations Challenge.”
The Smart and Connected Communities program assists communities in working collaboratively to offer vibrant technology-enabled STEM opportunities.
Thirty Iowa educators are ready to guide Iowa youth on a journey that could lead to the moon, the stars and beyond. They’re ready for the challenge because they completed Educator Astro Camp Training.
Two Iowa teens received awards at the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair, held May 8-13 in Atlanta, Georgia. The world’s largest global high school competition featured 1,750 young scientists representing 49 states and 63 countries, regions and territories across the world.
A group of elementary students from Macksburg, Iowa, won Best Evaluation of Results in NASA’s Plant the Moon Challenge announced at the Plant the Moon Awards Symposium on May 16.
The NASA Iowa Space Grant Consortium announced today that Sara Nelson will serve as interim director. Nelson is currently on the leadership team for the ISGC as assistant director for education and outreach and is the state STEM specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.