Fourth and fifth grade classes can walk across Nebraska and never leave the classroom. In Nebraska, agriculture is our number one industry. We can grow corn, sugar beets, apples, grapes and more! Talk to the expert, look at different soils and discover how Nebraska's soil influences agriculture.
Kimmel Education and Research Center
"I Wonder" book is now available!The "I Wonder" book encourages children to think about the world in which they live. This new book, written by Dr. Deb Weitzenkamp, a Nebraska Extension educator is now available!
Austin Duerfeldt, Extension EducatorSpecializing in agricultural economics with experience in accounting, financial analysis and taxation.
Dr. Deb Weitzenkamp, Extension EducatorSpecializing in Child and Youth Development programs in the fields of Career Development and in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
Rex Nelson, Extension EducatorSpecializing in the business planning and entrepreneurship with a focus on enterprises associated with food systems and agritourism.
Code CampYouth learn to code in this game environment while problem solving in all subject areas! Several dates and locations. Ages 8-13.
NebrASKa Scientist offers two virtual field trips.
Join us for a Train the Trainer Code Camp and learn how to help youth excel at problem solving in all subject areas! This class is for anyone interested in teaching youth to code in a fun and easy program. Code Camp training and computer access can be perfect for after school programs, youth organizations, library programs and classrooms.
Looking for the latest Agricultural Economic news and want to learn more about Gold Star Negotiations, Agriculture Accounting, and building your Excel knowledge with an Excel: Pro Tip of The Day. Check out the following University of Nebraska-Lincoln newsletters, reports and links
Ideas + Brainstorming + Collaboration = Lots of fun! At a hackathon, people from different walks of life get together, form teams, and work to develop a unique solution for the presented challenge. All ages. All design skills. All talents. Bring your own technology devices.
The "I Wonder" book encourages children to think about the world in which they live. In a beautifully illustrated orchard setting, the young reader will journey along with the amused explorer and begin to wonder about bees, butterflies and more! This book is written by Dr. Deb Weitzenkamp, a Nebraska Extension educator...
4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential working and learning in partnership with caring adults. In Nebraska, 1-in-3 age-eligible youth participates in 4-H, which is present in all 93 counties. These youth, ages 5-18, participate through camps, clubs, school enrichment, and afterschool programs. All 4-H programs are consistent in placing strong emphasis on life skills, such as problem solving, responsibility, citizenship, and leadership.