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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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Grinnell College

Grinnell, Iowa

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Upper Iowa University

Fayette, Iowa

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Luther College

Decorah, Iowa

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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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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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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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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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Affordable Colleges Online

Free, in-depth resources include comprehensive guidebooks, student interviews, user-friendly search tools, federal datasets, college rankings and other materials created and vetted by experts in education.

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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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CyberDegrees.org

Like it or tolerate it, a life spent defending the digital world from cyber attacks begins with a degree. In addition to creating a guide to choosing a cyber security degree, we’ve scoured the country for reputable programs.

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BestColleges.com: Women in STEM

Hawley’s college experience is an ideal model for all women interested in higher education, and STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) in particular. In recent years, the popularity of STEM degrees has risen on campuses across the country. Many of these programs directly prepare graduates for work in a relevant field, and the vast majority of STEM degrees offer loftier projected salaries than other academic disciplines.

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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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Tech Major Guide

Tech Major Guide is for high school students that includes a quiz and resources about various opportunities in STEM fields of study.

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Iowa EPSCoR

One of the main goals of Iowa NSF EPSCoR is to engage students at all levels in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Whether it's K-12, community college, undergraduate, or graduate students, Iowa NSF EPSCoR involves students in workshops, events, internships, and research where they learn about energy as well as other STEM topics.

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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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Discovery Student Adventure

Experience People to People Ambassador Programs’ more than 50 years of cultural connections, life-changing activities and access to iconic places on the educational adventure of a lifetime.

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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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The Teachers' Domain

Teachers' Domain is a free digital media service for educational use from PBS and its partners.

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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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Eastern Iowa Observatory and Learning Center

Located in Ely, the Eastern Iowa Observatory and Learning Center promotes the study of astronomy and related sciences through free and educational programs, presentations, guided observing sessions, and other special events.

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Iowa Museum of Natural History

Housed at The University of Iowa, this museum offers permanent and temporary gallery exhibits on a variety of scientific themes, and offers educational programs for all ages.

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21st Century Community Learning Centers

The Des Moines Public Schools offers academic programming, recreational enrichment, and family literacy to students and families. STEM activities are necessary for students to gain 21st century workforce skills.

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Women and Minorities in STEM

In addition to the need for more qualified workers, STEM careers provide exciting opportunities for breaking the norm and offering upward mobility and economic security to women and minorities; groups disproportionately affected by poverty. The following guide provides an insider’s look at STEM industries, explores why women and minorities have traditionally been underrepresented in these fields and what is being done to change the status quo.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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