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Rock Your Watershed! Game Teaches about Land Use and Conservation

November 19, 2013, 10:15 am | Jacqueline Comito, Carol Brown

The new online computer game “Rock Your Watershed!” is fun for all ages. It entertains while teaching players about productivity and environmental impacts, based on land management choices on 10 parcels of land within a watershed. Read more about Rock Your Watershed! Game Teaches about Land Use and Conservation

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HyperStream and IT-Olympics Are Paving the Way for Future Engineers

August 31, 2015, 12:21 pm | Tyler Wyngarden, David Seilstad, Kendall Evans

HyperStream with the IT-Olympics has a record breaking number of clubs involved for its eighth year. This program for middle school and high school youth happens throughout the school year and focuses on different aspects of technology. Read more about HyperStream and IT-Olympics Are Paving the Way for Future Engineers

4-H’ers Learn about the STEM of NASCAR

August 10, 2016, 3:15 pm | Rachel Pietsch, Marisue Hartung

Iowa 4-H gives young people all kinds of opportunities to learn about science, technology, engineering and math – including behind the scenes of NASCAR racing.This summer youth from Clay, Jasper, Marshall, Polk, Story and Winneshiek counties got an inside view of NASCAR during a special 4-H STEM event at the Iowa Speedway. Read more about 4-H’ers Learn about the STEM of NASCAR

Youth Practice Design Thinking with FLEx and Photography

January 9, 2017, 2:07 pm | Madison England, Pete Evans, Clark Colby

The College of Design, the College of Engineering and ISU Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development are engaging young Iowans with design and STEM. Kids have all kinds of opportunities to imagine themselves as designers and scientists, and explore careers. Read more about Youth Practice Design Thinking with FLEx and Photography

State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa Announces Award, Prize, Scholarship Recipients

April 14, 2017, 1:04 pm | Jay Staker, Bonnie Dalager

More than 200 students competed for prizes, awards and scholarships during the State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa for junior and senior high students, March 30-31 at Hilton Coliseum on the Iowa State University campus in Ames. Read more about State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa Announces Award, Prize, Scholarship Recipients

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