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What Is Metal? | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Abby Brown, KIDS Clubhouse Adventures co-host, loves to help kids have fun while learning! In this segment, Abby teaches kids about metal. Kids learn about common properties of metal, and why glass, wood and plastic are very different. Kids also learn how some metals are used.

Iowa Freshwater Mussels & Water Quality Time-Lapse | Iowa Land and Sky

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It only takes a minute to see the impact of mussels on water quality. This video features a time lapse of four mussels in a 2.5 gallon tank for a one-hour period.

 

Federal Policy Changes (17) | 1980s Farm Crisis

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New agricultural policy is developed and existing policy changed during the 1980s in reaction to the farm crisis. This segment is part of the documentary The Farm Crisis, which examines the tragic circumstances faced by farmers for most of the 1980s, when thousands were forced into bankruptcy, land values dropped by one-third nationally, and sky-high interest rates turned successes into failures seemingly overnight.

Get Up & Go Play!: Cheerleader | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Playing outside makes kids happier, healthier and stronger! In this segment of KIDS Clubhouse Adventures, co-host Abby Brown discovers a game called Cheerleader!  A fun twist on the classic Rock-Paper-Scissors ensures an entire class can play along.  As soon as your lose your match, you become your opponents cheerleader!

Read Good Books!: Weather Forecasting | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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KIDS Clubhouse Adventures kids read and discover more about weather. Kids get to be meteorologist for the day and report the weather as well as make recommendations about whether or not to go outside!

The Unique Pollination System of the Swamp Milkweed | Iowa Land and Sky

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Dr. Thomas Rosburg, professor of ecology and biology at Drake University, describes the unique pollination and seed dispersal method of the Swamp Milkweed.

Impact on Rural Communities (16) | 1980s Farm Crisis

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The farm crisis affects more than farmers as it spreads to small town communities, rural businesses, and even cities where agricultural machinery plants are located. This segment is part of the documentary The Farm Crisis, which examines the tragic circumstances faced by farmers for most of the 1980s, when thousands were forced into bankruptcy, land values dropped by one-third nationally, and sky-high interest rates turned successes into failures seemingly overnight.

Get Up & Go Play!: Explore a State Park | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Playing outside makes kids happier, healthier and stronger! In this segment, Abby Brown and kids enjoy Ledges State Park. They climb rocks, hike trails, skip rocks and even discover a few creatures!

Read Good Books!: Foil Boats | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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KIDS Clubhouse Adventures kids read and discover more about metal. Aluminum foil can be used to displace water in order to float. Kids create the right type of structure to carry as many pennies as possible in water.

Iowa's Geological Diversity | Iowa Land and Sky

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Take a short visual tour of Iowa's geological diversity, featuring unique geological features in each of Iowa's landform regions across the state.

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