Water Game Jam 2019

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The Iowa Conservation Education Coalition (ICEC) received a STEM Innovation Grant to do a water game jam this spring. There is no cost to participate and the top twelve teams will be invited to showcase their game at the Iowa Science Center on May 10! (Grant covers admission, food, and a transportation stipend.) Registration is … Read moreWater Game Jam 2019

Winter Wildlife

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Hibernation is one of many adaptations to the cold and decreased food supplies of Iowa winters. Most mammals, including people, tend to slow down a little during the winter. True hibernators actually curl into a tight ball and reduce to extremely low levels their heart and breathing rates, body temperature, and metabolism. They need less … Read moreWinter Wildlife