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January 11, 2021

While the North Central Iowa STEM Hub is not able to hold STEM Festivals this year, we are still dedicated to providing hands-on STEM learning to children and families. Leading up to the holiday break, we have provided STEM Activity Kits to 350 families in North Central Iowa. The goal of the kits is to inspire learning and discovery with activities for youth that can be done at home. As children are spending more time at home due to COVID-19, the activities provide children with the opportunity to innovate and practice problem-solving skills – screen-free! The NC STEM Hu

January 11, 2021

The North Central STEM Region of the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council partnered with Marshall County Extension to distribute 150 STEM Activity Kits to families at the Salvation Army of Marshalltown in early December.  The goal of the kits is to inspire learning and discovery with activities for youth grades K-8 that can be done at home. As children are spending more time at home due to COVID-19, the activities provide children with the opportunity to innovate and practice problem-solving skills – screen-free!

September 10, 2020

STEM Bags containing hands-on activities for families are available for free at the La Luz Centro Cultural, 7 2nd Ave. NE, Hampton, Iowa, during food bank hours on Sept. 9 and 28.   

August 13, 2020

The STEM BEST Program provides support to school-business partnerships that bring teachers and industry professionals
together to design a dynamic curriculum connected to future careers. This program opens the door for students to gain
authentic workplace experience where they develop greater knowledge of the skills needed in STEM fields, such as