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State Hygienic Laboratory at the University of Iowa

The state's environmental laboratory tests water, air, soil and just about anything else that may affect the health of Iowans.

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

“STEM” – Center on Education and Workforce at Georgetown University

A report about the importance of STEM education for the future of economic development and workforce needs.

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Tagged as Parents | Parent Resources Updated on Jan 21, 2015

STEM Support Resources

A resource to K-12 students, their parents and educators that identify some great programs for students that wish to explore STEM ideas in camps, college prep and more.

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Tagged as Parents | Parent Resources Updated on Jan 21, 2015

TeachEngineering.org

The TeachEngineering digital library provides teacher-tested and standards-based engineering content use in K-12 science and mathematics classrooms.

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

University of Northern Iowa STEM Education

UNI's STEM Education Community works to support STEM programs for teachers (pre- and in-service) and students in Iowa.

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

A Parent's Guide for Getting Girls Into STEM Careers

Keep in mind that STEM careers can be mistakenly thought of as boring or not feminine or female-friendly. It's important to expose girls to as much as possible. This list breaks down activities and resources by age, targeted at bringing more girls into the world of STEM.

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Tagged as Teachers | Educators | Educational Resources | Parent Resources | Parents Updated on May 18, 2015

Ten most popular free online courses of 2014

Class Central list the top ten most popular online courses of 2014 that you can take for free.

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Tagged as Teachers | Educators | Educational Resources | School | Parent Resources | Students | Parents Updated on Jun 18, 2015

Computer Engineering Degrees

Today, computer engineers are very highly sought after. Computer engineers are now developing the most complex and innovative forms of technology that we all use today. The founders of Google, Facebook, and Amazon, several of the largest, most respectable companies in the United States, came about because of their technology developed by computer engineers.

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Tagged as Educational Resources | STEM Jobs | Parent Resources Updated on Jul 05, 2015

Online Colleges in Iowa

On this page, we’ve collected resources that will help you approach the online higher education opportunities in Iowa. We begin by providing fact-driven surveys on postsecondary and online education in Iowa today, which will give you a good idea of things like funding and enrollment trends.

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Tagged as Colleges | Parent Resources | Community Colleges | Students | Parents Updated on Jul 17, 2015

College Affordability Guide

It’s no secret that the cost of college has risen dramatically over the past ten years. At the same time, the job market has been very difficult for most people. The goal of our site is to provide information that will help prospective students find and complete degrees that might actually move their careers forward.

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Tagged as Educational Resources | Parent Resources | Students Updated on Jul 22, 2015

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