Celebrate National Catfish Day (annually on June 25) by learning more about Iowa’s most abundant and widely distributed sport fish. Catfish are opportunistic bottom feeders that are active at night. They eat all types of living or dead animal and plant material and are most often attracted to odoriferous or “smelly” morsels of food. They … Read moreCelebrate Iowa’s Catfish
On June 24, 2017 all across the country families will be camping out in their backyards as part of the Great American Backyard Campout. Explore the wonderful world of camping with young children either as a family, in your classroom, or as part of summer day camp! For families: Join the Great American Backyard Campout … Read moreGreat American Backyard Campout
Programs aligned with the Iowa Core Science Standards are now available online! These programs have been adapted from the work of participants in last summer’s work sessions and the 2016 and 2017 Winter Workshops. Thank you to everyone who worked hard on aligning these programs! Participants considered the three dimensions of the Iowa Core Science … Read moreIowa Core Aligned Programs Now Available!