Spend the afternoon engaging and interacting with science! See new technology and challenges up close while you solve problems. A great family and friends affair! Register your family or entire youth clubs (ex. 4-H, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, etc). Pre-registration is preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. Date: Saturday, April 29th Program: 12:30 pm to 4:30 […]
Come discover the Raising Nebraska which brings Nebraska agriculture to life though interactive exhibits indoors & outdoors. See how things come to life & get up close with the many aspects of Nebraska agriculture. Open Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Cost: Free Location: Raising Nebraska, inside the Nebraska Building […]
Young Child Week-2017 Childcare providers are invited to register and bring toddlers & pre-school (youth ages 2 – 5) to an engaging, interactive, education day focused on science of agriculture. Through age appropriate sessions, youth will lean about their food, discover science, practice their large & fine motor skills, and increase their curiosity. Date: Monday, […]
Science Saturday is a FREE family event for guests to enjoy the exhibits within Raising Nebraska and the special Science Saturday program. This month, enjoy a morning with the great, mighty and powerful pollinators that help provide our food. Visit Raising Nebraska and enjoy Science Saturday on Saturday, May 14, 2016. Program times for this […]
SAVE THE DATE – Friday, June 3, 2016. More information on the 2016 Mystery Foods Event coming soon! Here’s information on last year’s event.
In Monday morning’s Omaha World-Herald, reporter David Hendee and photographer Sarah Hoffman give readers an up-close preview of the exhibit. From their article: “”Raising Nebraska: Your Food & the Families Who Grow It,” … is a museum-quality interactive learning and discovery center for all ages, explaining the steps to get food from farm to fork.” […]
In the Sunday edition of the Grand Island Independent, Lauren Sedam wrote an excellent update on the progress of the Raising Nebraska exhibit. The space is on the north side of the building, and it represents a partnership between Extension, the State Fair, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture and others. The space, UNL Extension Educator Beth […]
With one month to go until the fair, here’s a time-lapse video of the construction going on in the building last week!
The benches for the three video kiosks are nearing completion. You’ve seen picture of these in an earlier post, but not like this! Each bench seat contains actual Nebraska corn, soybeans, sorghum, wheat and an assortment of dry edible beans. Doesn’t look real (especially the white version) but it is!
The virtual combine harvest experience is taking shape. Being built by Kidzibits. Thanks to John Deere Harvester Works, Green Line Equipment and 21st Century Equipment for helping make this happen!