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FIRST LEGO League (FLL)

Elementary and middle school students design, program and build your own robot to compete in a tournament.

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Tagged as Students | STEM Opportunities | Educators | Educational Resources Updated on Jan 20, 2015

FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC)

High school students design, program and build your own robot to compete in a tournament.

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Tagged as Students | STEM Opportunities | Educators | Educational Resources Updated on Jan 20, 2015

Hyperstream

Grades 5-12 experience hands-on technology projects, competitions, showcases and engaging presentations through after-school clubs or integrated into curriculum, combined with the opportunity to work with technology mentors.

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Tagged as Students | STEM Opportunities | Educators | Educational Resources Updated on Jan 20, 2015

The Iowa Children's Museum

Located in Coralville, the museum offers exhibits, programs and services that inspire every child to imagine, create, discover and explore through the power of play.

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Tagged as Students | STEM Opportunities | Parents | Educators | Educational Resources Updated on Jan 20, 2015

Putnam Museum and IMAX Theatre

Located in Davenport, the museum offers hands-on STEM teacher workshops and numerous in-museum STEM programs.

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Reiman Gardens

Located near ISU, this year-round facility features distinct indoor and outdoor gardens, an indoor conservatory, a 2,500-square-foot butterfly wing and five supporting greenhouses.

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Tagged as STEM Opportunities | Educators | Educational Resources | Students | Parents Updated on May 06, 2015

The Science Center of Iowa

A quality community resource for informal science learning where children, families, school groups and individuals come to explore science and technology.

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Tagged as Students | STEM Opportunities | Parents | Educators | Educational Resources Updated on Jan 21, 2015

The Cedar Rapids Science Center

A nonprofit, community-supported educational resource which provides leadership in STEM-based education and workforce development initiatives while inspiring child-like curiosity and fascination in patrons of all ages.

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Tagged as Students | STEM Opportunities | Parents | Educators | Educational Resources Updated on Jan 21, 2015

Agricultural Research Service

Take a quiz and learn more about careers in the sciences behind agriculture.

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Tagged as Students | STEM Jobs | Educational Resources | Educators Updated on Jan 21, 2015

Explore Iowa Geology

Learn about how other Iowa teachers, parents, and naturalists are engaging students with geology lessons and activities that are specifically linked Iowa’s parks, playgrounds and backyards.

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Tagged as Educational Resources | Educators Updated on Jan 21, 2015