Raising Nebraska offers programs for visiting classes of all ages, conducted by a full-time University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension professionals. These two-hour programs allow students to experience Raising Nebraska through a guided tour before diving into a program specific to your classroom needs through hands-on education.

The program fees are $2.00 per child.

Pre-Kindergarten – 2nd Grade

Programs Available:

  1. Agriculture In My Life
  2. Animal Life Cycles
  3. Animal or Plant?
  4. Seed in a Bag
  5. Seasons of Agriculture

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3rd Grade – 5th Grade

Programs Available:

  1. Agriculture in My Home
  2. GPS Exploration
  3. Geography of Nebraska
  4. Make Your Pizza
  5. Engineering Today!
  6. Positively Popcorn
  7. It’s Made From What?
  8. Pumpkin Life Cycle
  9. Hot House Detective
  10. You Animal You

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6th Grade – 8th Grade

Programs Available:

  1. GPS Exploration
  2. Make Your Pizza
  3. Burritos From Nebraska
  4. DNA In Our Strawberries?
  5. Best Genes in Town
  6. Discover More About You!
  7. Get Things Rolling

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9th Grade – 12th Grade

Programs are customized based on the needs of the learners and the educational objectives and outcomes. Most programs for this range of learners focus on the Physical and Life Science Standards as well as Career and Technical Education. Raising Nebraska also has opportunities for youth to apply their classroom skills through partnerships with Raising Nebraska. To learn more about these opportunities, please contact Experience Coordinator, Sarah Polak, at 308-385-3967 or by e-mail at spolak2@unl.edu