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William Penn University

Oskaloosa, Iowa

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Center for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Education (CESMEE)

CESMEE at Iowa State University (ISU) serves as a research and development center working to create change in STEM education in K-12, community colleges and universities.

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Loras College

Dubuque, Iowa

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Coe College

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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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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ABCYa

Free, educational kids computer games and activities approved by certified teachers for elementary students to learn on the web.

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Online Schools and Colleges

A thorough database of accredited, online institutions and degree programs, with in-depth information including the specific accreditations of each institution.

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Maths Doctor

A UK-based mathematics company has free online video resources and practice worksheets to improve math skills from shapes to algebra to data handling.

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Nursing Schools Guide

At Nursing Schools Guide, we pride ourselves on researching nearly every nursing school, degree program, and career. It is our goal to do the leg work for our readers (you), so you can know that you are reading trusted, detailed information that can help you figure out which nursing degree or school is the best option for you.

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Brilliant

Effective learning is interactive, not passive. Brilliant helps you master concepts in math, science, and engineering by solving fun, challenging problems. Brilliant brings together students, educators, professionals, olympiad champions, and enthusiasts from around the world. On a typical day, you'll find a 17-year old user from Minnesota posing a computer science problem to users from the UK, Serbia, India, Bangladesh, Peru, Hong Kong, Egypt, Greece, France, Netherlands, and the US, who solve the problem and submit solutions in 5 programming languages.

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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

Nursing Schools Guide

At Nursing Schools Guide, we pride ourselves on researching nearly every nursing school, degree program, and career. It is our goal to do the leg work for our readers (you), so you can know that you are reading trusted, detailed information that can help you figure out which nursing degree or school is the best option for you.

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Discover Business

Discover Business is a comprehensive guide designed to help you learn about different business degrees, business schools and career options. Discover Business guides focus on providing information about campus-based business degrees as well as online or distance programs. Discover Business also provides business school resources to help you do your own research to find the school that’s best for you.

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Accredited Online Schools

Each year, millions of college students use online learning to earn a degree in a fast and flexible way. But which program makes the most sense for you, and where do you start? Explore accredited online schools by major, state or degree level to narrow the field and find a higher education option that fits.

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Tagged as Colleges | Students | Parents Updated on Nov 19, 2015

MoneyGeek: Finding the Right College Online

Earning a degree from an online college is one of the best ways to get the education needed to land your dream job, but where do you start? How do you know where to apply, what to look for, and if the college is even trustworthy? This guide covers seven steps you must take before enrolling in an online college, but first let's define what qualifies as an online college.

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Tagged as Colleges Updated on Apr 27, 2016

College Success for Women in STEM

The following guide introduces the issues surrounding the lack of women in STEM fields and serves as a resource for girls and young women who are interested in pursuing careers in STEM. It includes in-depth research and interviews covering the most popular degrees for women currently entering a STEM field, how campuses are making an effort to foster a welcoming environment for women, female STEM pioneers and experts in the field today, and scholarships for women in STEM.

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Pathways to Science

STEM Pathways in Iowa for students K-Post Graduate School.

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KidWind Project

The KidWind Project believes in building a diverse community of teachers to improve science education through inquiry based learning. It creates affordable "classroom ready" materials to make these experiences interesting and engaging for students.

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Practical Uses of Math and Science (PUMAS)

Collection of brief examples showing how math and science topics taught in K-12 classes can be used in interesting settings, including everyday life.

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Living History Farms

Living History Farms is an interactive outdoor history museum that educates, entertains and connects people of all ages to Midwestern rural life experiences.

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Community Youth Concepts

Community Youth Concepts' mission is to engage and connect Iowa students through youth development programming and to provide coaching, training, and technical assistance in best practices to youth-serving non-profits.  Community Youth Concepts also offers STEM Programs where students can explore interests in STEM fields and work together on creative and educational projects. 

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Tagged as STEM Opportunities | Educational Resources | Parent Resources | Students Updated on May 09, 2018

Sylvan Learning Center

Along with academic assistance and camps, Sylan Learning Center offers camps such as robotics camp, video design camp, and many other STEM related camps for children in grades 2-6.

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Des Moines Botanical Gardens

Located in Des Moines, the Botanical Garden engages students in fun, hands-on learning while exploring plants and growing their science skills. They offer interdisciplinary tours and programs aligned with Iowa Core, Next Generation Science Standards, and local curricula for grades pre-K to high school.

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Tech Journey

Tech Journey's mission is "To inspire youth to increase their knowledge and interest in technology by providing engaging learning opportunities led by technology professionals." This is achieved by hosting camps and programs for young minds to participate in.

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Careers in Computer Engineering

Career hardware engineers research, design and develop computing components (e.g. microprocessors, networks, routers) to create faster, better and more powerful computing systems.

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Tagged as STEM Opportunities | Educational Resources | STEM Jobs | Students | Parents Updated on Jan 08, 2016

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Masters Degree in Cybersecurity in Iowa

In December 2015, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad ordered state officials to begin developing a strategy that would better prepare the state in the event of a cyberattack. Career opportunities for cybersecurity professionals in Iowa range from state government agencies like the Iowa Information Security Office and the Iowa Department of Homeland Security, to private cybersecurity businesses like Armolon Corporation, to large Iowa corporations like A.Y. McDonald Manufacturing Company in Dubuque and McLeodUSA in Cedar Rapids.

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Careers in Computer Science

The field of computer science has led the way in creating secure, well-paying jobs over the last decade—and that trend is expected to continue. Professionals in the field can pick from myriad established specialties, all with solid employment outlooks and good earning potential, or look to one of the emerging careers in the field. The keys to building a great future in computer science are knowing the available options and laying out a sound plan to get started.

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BestColleges.com: STEM Careers

STEM” is an abbreviation for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Predominantly, these are the fields in which new industries, businesses, and human possibilities are conceived. STEM workers solve everyday problems, research and analyze data about the world around us, and use their knowledge to design everything from computer programs to prosthetic limbs. STEM workers occupy jobs ranging from food science technician to cartographer, engineering manager to database administrator.

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National Science Teachers Association

The group promotes excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all by collaborating more than 60,000 teachers, administrators, scientists and business and industry leaders involved in and committed to science education.

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Six Characteristics of Great STEM Lesson

A great outline of how to prepare the perfect STEM lesson for your classroom.

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Tagged as Teachers | Educators | Educational Resources Updated on May 03, 2015

Teach Iowa Scholars Program

The Teach Iowa Scholar Program provides qualified first-year Iowa teachers with awards of up to $4,000 a year, for a maximum of five years, for teaching in Iowa schools in designated shortage areas.

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Tagged as Teachers | Educators | Educational Resources Updated on May 05, 2015

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National Science Teachers Association

The group promotes excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all by collaborating more than 60,000 teachers, administrators, scientists and business and industry leaders involved in and committed to science education.

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Master's in Data Science

The Ultimate STEM Guide for Kids: 239 Cool Sites About Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

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GO! Exploring the World of Transportation

Go! is a free, dynamic online magazine for teens on education and careers in transportation, a key STEM field.

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GO! Exploring the World of Transportation

Go! is a free, dynamic online magazine for teens on education and careers in transportation, a key STEM field.

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Master's in Data Science

The Ultimate STEM Guide for Kids: 239 Cool Sites About Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

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Belin-Blank Center

Hosted at the University of Iowa, Belin-Blank Center focuses on the educational community and STEM programming for elementary to high school students.

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Belin-Blank Center

Hosted at the University of Iowa, Belin-Blank Center focuses on the educational community and STEM programming for elementary to high school students.

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Belin-Blank Center

Hosted at the University of Iowa, Belin-Blank Center focuses on the educational community and STEM programming for elementary to high school students.

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Belin-Blank Center

Hosted at the University of Iowa, Belin-Blank Center focuses on the educational community and STEM programming for elementary to high school students.

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STEM Study

Florida Polytechnic University launched STEMStudy.com, as a handy, easy-to-use resource for high school students and their parents who are considering a STEM-focused college degree program. The site contains information and tools about the college preparation and application process, including a financial aid calculator, STEM careers glossary and an application checklist with tips to consider through all four years of high school.

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STEM Study

Florida Polytechnic University launched STEMStudy.com, as a handy, easy-to-use resource for high school students and their parents who are considering a STEM-focused college degree program. The site contains information and tools about the college preparation and application process, including a financial aid calculator, STEM careers glossary and an application checklist with tips to consider through all four years of high school.

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Tagged as STEM Opportunities | STEM Jobs | Students | Parents Updated on Oct 25, 2016

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STEM Study

Florida Polytechnic University launched STEMStudy.com, as a handy, easy-to-use resource for high school students and their parents who are considering a STEM-focused college degree program. The site contains information and tools about the college preparation and application process, including a financial aid calculator, STEM careers glossary and an application checklist with tips to consider through all four years of high school.

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STEM Study

Florida Polytechnic University launched STEMStudy.com, as a handy, easy-to-use resource for high school students and their parents who are considering a STEM-focused college degree program. The site contains information and tools about the college preparation and application process, including a financial aid calculator, STEM careers glossary and an application checklist with tips to consider through all four years of high school.

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REAP Conservation Education Grant

Got an idea to advance environmental literacy, but lack funds?  The Resource Enhancement and Protection Conservation Education Program (REAP CEP) annually awards $350,000 for conservation education in Iowa. Plan now for the November 1 grant deadline. The average grant award is approximately $22,000, and mini-grants for $3,500 or less are also available.

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Tagged as Grants | Educational Resources Updated on Jul 30, 2015

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REAP Conservation Education Grant

Got an idea to advance environmental literacy, but lack funds?  The Resource Enhancement and Protection Conservation Education Program (REAP CEP) annually awards $350,000 for conservation education in Iowa. Plan now for the November 1 grant deadline. The average grant award is approximately $22,000, and mini-grants for $3,500 or less are also available.

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Tagged as Grants | Educational Resources Updated on Jul 30, 2015

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Frankenstein200

Frankenstein200 puts players in the middle of the action in a story where Mary Shelley’s classic tale collides with modern science. Perform experiments, explore hidden areas of research, and assist a pair of young scientists as they unravel a mystery in a cutting-edge digital experience.

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