November Science Saturday: “Water Windmill Challenge”

November Science Saturday: “Water Windmill Challenge”

Science Saturday is a FREE family event for guests to enjoy the exhibits within Raising Nebraska and the special Science Saturday program. In November, you’ll participate in an engineering challenge while learning about how innovation and technology is helping agriculture feed a growing population. Visit Raising Nebraska and enjoy Science Saturday on Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 10:00 am […]

October Science Saturday: “Motion Commotion”

October Science Saturday: “Motion Commotion”

Science Saturday is a FREE family event for guests to enjoy the exhibits within Raising Nebraska and the special Science Saturday program. In October, you’ll explore the science of motion, speed, and stopping as 4-H teen leaders from Hall, Adams, Merrick and Hamilton counties lead the 2015 National Youth Science Day experiments! Visit Raising Nebraska and enjoy […]

August Science Saturday: “Science of Eggs”

August Science Saturday: “Science of Eggs”

Science Saturday is a FREE family event for guests to enjoy the exhibits within Raising Nebraska and the special Science Saturday program. In August, you’ll discover the parts of an egg, learn how eggs are graded, and find out why egg shells are different colors. Visit Raising Nebraska and enjoy Science Saturday on Saturday, August 8, […]

Raising Nebraska Mystery Foods Event

Raising Nebraska Mystery Foods Event

We want you & your innovation! At Raising Nebraska’s “Mystery Foods Event”, youth will network and discover careers in nutrition and food science, learn where their food originates while creating an appetizer with surprise ingredients highlighting Nebraska products. Friday, June 12, 2015 Event runs from 8:00am – 3:30pm (Exact schedule will be sent to participating […]

May Science Saturday: “Solving Food Mysteries”

May Science Saturday: “Solving Food Mysteries”

Science Saturday is a FREE family event for guests to enjoy the exhibits within Raising Nebraska and the special Science Saturday program. In May, you’ll learn to solve food mysteries using your senses! Discover how well you can identify food using only one sense at a time! Between your sense of taste, touch, and smell, which is the […]

Register Now for Summer Programming!

Register Now for Summer Programming!

2015 Summer Programming at Raising Nebraska consists of eight half-day programs for kids ages 8 and up, covering the science and technology of agriculture in Nebraska. To register, contact us at 308.385.3967 or raisingnebraska@unl.edu. Payment may be mailed to: PO Box 2198, Grand Island NE 68802, and must be paid at least one week prior to program day. Choose from these eight educational […]

Ag Day Open House

Ag Day Open House

Raising Nebraska’s “Ag Day Open House” is for any and all to come enjoy Raising Nebraska. The interactive hands-on stations are provided by commodities and agriculture organizations, highlighting your food and where it comes from. Celebrate the conclusion of National Ag Week by touching, moving, and interacting with many different sectors of Nebraska agriculture. Saturday, March […]

Engineering for Everyone 4-H Afterschool Program

Engineering for Everyone 4-H Afterschool Program

Raising Nebraska is seeking 5th and 6th grade youth for a new 4-H after-school program called “Engineering for Everyone.” Do you enjoy seeing how things work? Ever wonder how a robotic arm is able to move? Then this club is for you! Use everyday house-hold items to design and build robotic arms that can move, lift, […]

2015 4-H Day at Raising Nebraska

2015 4-H Day at Raising Nebraska

Celebrate Nebraska 4-H Month with 4-H’ers from across the state. Enjoy activities that highlight 4-H programs and opportunities. All 4-H’ers, parents, and volunteers are invited! Saturday, February 7 | 10:00am – 4:00pm FREE Questions? Contact Beth Janning at (308) 385-3967 or by email.

Educator Open House

Educator Open House

Come explore Raising Nebraska to discover the many opportunities and ways to enhance your teaching through hands-on educational curriculum. This is a FREE event for all educators including classroom teachers, homeschool teachers, after-school educators, and ESU educators, and family members are invited to attend with the educator! Dates: Monday, December 22, 2014 | 1:00pm – 4:00pm Friday, January […]