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Iowa Outdoors (#403) (#403)

Iowa Outdoors (#403) (#403)

posted on July 3, 2014 at 10:52 AM

Full Program: Discover how farmers and government are working together to benefit trout populations and water quality, learn about the 17-year cicadas, see how the DNR has reintroduced Trumpeter swans to Iowa, and go canoeing on the Upper Iowa River. 28:46 Read More »
Iowa Outdoors (#402) (#402)

Iowa Outdoors (#402) (#402)

posted on June 5, 2014 at 1:47 PM

Full Program: Visit the bluffs along the Mississippi River in northeast Iowa, where once-endangered peregrine falcons now fly freely in their native habitat, and explore the beauty of Reiman Gardens, the 17-acre horticulture garden at Iowa State University in... 28:46 Read More »
Iowa Outdoors (#401) (#401)

Iowa Outdoors (#401) (#401)

posted on May 1, 2014 at 5:52 PM

Full Program: Join Iowa geocachers for a high-tech game of hide-and-seek. Explore the vast variety of plants and interesting displays inside the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden. Go along with Iowa DNR researchers as they learn more about shovelnose... 27:43 Read More »
Geocachers hunt for hidden treasures (#401)

Geocachers hunt for hidden treasures (#401)

posted on May 1, 2014 at 5:44 PM

In just the last decade, a high-tech, outdoor activity called geocaching has grown in popularity in Iowa. It's easy for anyone to get started, and it's a great way to get out and explore your surroundings in both rural and urban areas. 06:58 Read More »
Market to Market host Mike Pearson talks to 2013 World Food Prize intern award winners (#0)

Market to Market host Mike Pearson talks to 2013 World Food Prize intern award winners (#0)

posted on October 18, 2013 at 2:09 PM

Elizabeth Mueller of Waukee, Iowa, is the recipient of the 2013 Elaine Szymoniak Intern Award. She completed her internship at EARTH University in Guacimo, Costa Rica, where she explored the effectiveness of biodigesters to convert organic... 03:47 Read More »
NOVA ScienceNOW: Season 6 (#0)

NOVA ScienceNOW: Season 6 (#0)

posted on October 26, 2012 at 10:27 AM

NOVA ScienceNOW starts a new season with a brand new host, New York Times Tech guru who was host of NOVA Making Stuff and Hunting the Elements, David Pogue. Featuring four stories in each themed episode, the new season of NOVA ScienceNOW, tackles... Read More »
NOVA (#0)

NOVA (#0)

posted on September 20, 2012 at 10:27 AM

NOVA offers a huge catalog of educational content that works for any number of subject areas, including ancient history, biology, earth science, physics, math, linguistics, music, technology, and engineering. NOVA is ideally suited for... Read More »
Going 1:1. What's Next? (#0)

Going 1:1. What's Next? (#0)

posted on August 28, 2012 at 1:50 PM

Congratulations! Your school has gone 1:1. Every student now has a piece of technology in his or her hands. Your school district is getting recognition for taking the right step into the 21st century. The hard part is done, right? But now... Read More »
Student Created Documentaries (#0)

Student Created Documentaries (#0)

posted on August 21, 2012 at 8:16 AM

How do you get a group of students - who don't like a whole lot about school - excited about English class? This question led Karen Kayser-Kemp, from New Hampton High School, to design a new project for her 10th grade Foundations of English class.... Read More »

To Confront Climate Change, US Agriculture Seeks Hardier Breeds That Can Survive Long Droughts (#3750)

posted on August 10, 2012 at 3:15 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Cattle are being bred with genes from their African cousins who are accustomed to hot weather. New corn varieties are emerging with larger roots for gathering water in a drought. Someday, the plants may even be able to... Read More »

Livestock Farmers Seek Pause in Ethanol Production (#3750)

posted on August 10, 2012 at 3:09 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Livestock farmers and ranchers seeing their feed costs rise because of the worst drought in a quarter-century are demanding that the Environmental Protection Agency waive production requirements for corn-based... Read More »
New Education Programs through IPTV (#0)

New Education Programs through IPTV (#0)

posted on August 4, 2012 at 12:00 AM

For over forty years, IPTV has broadcast the highest quality educational television programs for learners of all ages. Check out the list of new and returning educational programs scheduled for the 2012-2013 school year and be sure to... Read More »

New Site Links MN Farmers to Drought Information (#3748)

posted on July 27, 2012 at 2:13 PM

ST. PAUL, Minn (AP). -- The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has rolled out a new web site providing information and resources to help farmers cope with the drought conditions that are deepening across southern and western Minnesota. It offers... Read More »

When Science and Art Collide (#0)

posted on July 5, 2012 at 9:34 AM

STEM or STEAM? When we talk about science, technology, engineering, and math, are there truly four individual, separate subject areas or can there be overlap? Is it advantageous if these subjects are segregated or can education benefit when these... Read More »
Eight Great Ways to Save and Share Resources (#0)

Eight Great Ways to Save and Share Resources (#0)

posted on July 1, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Summer is here, and between vacations, the pool, and some much needed time off, you may at some point start looking for educational resources for the upcoming school year. The amount of educational content on the Internet is staggering. There is... Read More »
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