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Iowa Outdoors (#406) (#406)

Iowa Outdoors (#406) (#406)

posted on October 2, 2014 at 4:13 PM

Full Program: In this edition we look back at some of our favorite adventures. Throughout our first four seasons, we've shown you some adventurous ways to explore our state. We’ll reintroduce you to a trio of kiteboarding Iowans, soar through the treetops on the... 28:46 Read More »
Iowa Outdoors (#405) (#405)

Iowa Outdoors (#405) (#405)

posted on September 8, 2014 at 3:07 PM

Full Program: From scuba diving Okoboji to the high dynamic landscapes of the Loess Hills, we venture back into the archives for our best photographic journeys. 28:45 Read More »
4H Robotic Challenge with Wardell | Iowa State Fair 2014 (#4504)

4H Robotic Challenge with Wardell | Iowa State Fair 2014 (#4504)

posted on August 14, 2014 at 7:37 PM

Dan Wardell explores what kids are doing with robots at the Iowa State Fair. 02:45 Read More »
Iowa Outdoors (#404) (#404)

Iowa Outdoors (#404) (#404)

posted on August 6, 2014 at 3:01 PM

Full Program: On this edition of Iowa Outdoors, a State Fair special showcasing archery, the DNR's fly tying competition, master gardening at the fairgrounds, and the impressive work of outdoor shutter bugs at the annual photography salon. Visit our FAIR Site! 28:44 Read More »
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 »
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