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Young children discover STEM during pandemic

Extension’s Let’s Discover STEM Program in Washoe and Clark Counties was ready to begin their next series of STEM sessions for families with young children. But when the shelter-in-place restrictions were implemented, the team had to rethink how to engage the families and meet their needs.

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Gardening and horticultural events offered to grow the summer spirit

Extension and their certified Master Gardeners are holding a variety of events in southern Nevada through the end of August.

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Extension offers online session to help ag producers and others manage stress

COVID-19 causing stress and mental health challenges to nation’s farmers and ranchers.

Featured Articles

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The Elements of Fitness | Fit Kids Are Healthy Kids

Children should engage in indoor and outdoor active play in their pre-school and at home.


Perceptual Motor Development | Connecting the Brain & the Body

Perceptual motor development connects a child’s perceptual or sensory skills (his brain) to his motor skills (his body) so they can perform a variety of movements and confidently interact with their environment.

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Fundamental Movement Skills | Active Kids Are Active Adolescents

For many children sports and physical activity aren’t natural, aren’t easy and it may not be fun!

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