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05/12/2020 All Ages May Join 4-H Gardening to Give
Iowa 4-H Youth Development has launched Gardening to Give — a hands-on educational gardening program designed for all ages and abilities. Gardening to Give is a six-month, immersive learning experience...
04/29/2020 Make Your Kitchen a Classroom
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...
04/28/2020 Students Show Innovation in Virtual State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa
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...
04/24/2020 Gardening Offers Opportunities for Everyone
Tune into the weekly horticulture "quickinar" series, to learn basic tips on gardening and food preservation from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. [node:read-more:link]
04/23/2020 Behind the Scenes at NASA: A Unique Educator Workshop
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...
04/22/2020 New Scientific Coloring Books Available through ISU Extension Store
Two new coloring books are now available through the Iowa State University Extension Store. The free books offer fun, colorable illustrations, while also telling educational and scientific stories about pollinators...
04/17/2020 Iowa 4-H Achieves Goal of 10,000 Face Masks Donated
In only nine days, Iowa 4-H has met the goal to make and donate 10,000 face masks to the people and organizations in their local communities who need them. [node:read-more:link]
04/17/2020 Iowa Youth Crop Scouting Competition Registration Open
The annual Iowa Youth Crop Scouting Competition will take place on July 30, at the Field Extension Education Laboratory in Boone, at 1928 240th St. The event is presented by...
04/16/2020 Celebrate Earth Week with Art Contests
Water Rocks! plans two Earth Week activities to help people of all ages appreciate the earth, biodiversity and shared resources. [node:read-more:link]
04/15/2020 Rachel Sweeney Joins Iowa 4-H as SWITCH Program Coordinator
Rachel Sweeney has been hired as Iowa 4-H Youth Development’s new program coordinator for SWITCH – School Wellness Integration Targeting Children's Health. Her responsibilities will entail promotion, recruitment, communication and...
04/14/2020 Water Rocks! Increases Online Environmental Learning
New video programs deliver information, activities and ideas for use by parents, teachers and kids. [node:read-more:link]
04/14/2020 Program Helps Parents Teach Children Home-Alone Skills
During this time when many parents are working from home or are isolated at home, they may have more time to help their children build skills. That is why Iowa...
04/10/2020 ISU Extension and Outreach Cancels Events, but Still Serves Iowans
Most Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in-person events throughout the state through May 31 have been canceled. However, ISU Extension and Outreach remains committed to serving Iowans during the...
04/06/2020 2020 State 4-H Recognition Day Conducted Virtually
Originally scheduled as face-to-face interviews in Ames, instead the State 4-H Recognition interviews took place online. Video teleconferencing was used because of social distancing recommendations from Iowa State University due...
03/30/2020 Two Counties Receive Master Gardener Search for Excellence Award
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener programs in Marshall and Linn counties have been recognized for their commitment to food and nutrition for local communities. Both projects worked...
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