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How to Join the Maker Movement - Discussion with Utah 4-H Educators

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 10:00 am EST - Presented by Paul Hill

Extension professionals from Utah State University discuss how 4-H programs can join the Maker Movement. We will be sharing: Resources & curriculum for Maker activities Funding opportunities Growing a 4-H Maker program We answer questions like:How does a 4-H program...

How to Join the Maker Movement - Discussion with Ohio 4-H Educators

Monday, December 7, 2015 at 12:00 pm EST - Presented by Paul Hill

Extension professionals from Utah State University and The Ohio State University discuss how 4-H programs can join the Maker Movement. We will be sharing resources for joining the Maker Movement, like, instructables,

How Extension Can Help Communities Grow the Maker Movement

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Paul Hill

The Maker Movement is centered in cities and holds potential for unlocking economic growth and spurring entreprenuership. Currently this movement is being fueled by support from local governments. The goal of this webinar is to spark the conversation and action among Extension...

Maker Network Meet-Up: Q&A w/Experts [Zoom Session]

Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 4:30 pm EST - Presented by Paul Hill, Dallin Graham

There are an increasing number of 4-H educators asking questions like: How do I join the maker movement? How do I organize a maker camp? How do I start a makerspace? What do I need in a makerspace? What 3D printer should I buy? In an effort to harness our...

The 5 Most Popular Articles About the Maker Movement

Friday, October 9, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Paul Hill

Reviewing five of the most popular articles circulating across the web about the Maker Movement -- defining what it is, stories of impact, and its importance in regards to education and the economy. References:Bavarian, T. (2014, May 19) . Why the Maker Movement Is Important...

Extension & The Maker Movement

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Paul Hill, Dave Francis

We are at the beginning of the largest explosion of creativity and innovation the world has ever seen. The nature of making things is changing. Technology has begun to make creating easy enough that everyone can make. Easier access to knowledge, capital and markets is...

ASTC On Air talks with Maker Media founder Dale Dougherty

Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT

ASTC On Air is a new series in which we interview fascinating individuals outside the museum field who are doing work that is relevant and interesting to informal science and museum professionals. ASTC is the Association of Science Technology Centers (aka Science...

Joining the Maker Movement: Q&A with Colorado 4-H

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 6:00 pm EDT - Presented by Paul Hill, Dave Francis

The 4-H Agent in Pueblo County, Colorado reached out to us with the following questions about our 4-H Maker programs and the success we have had with setting up afterschool and school enrichment programs that integrate and include 4-H participation and membership. She is...

Innovation Team Web Conference - August 2015

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Jerry Thomas

Join us for our monthly web conference for Innovation Teams.Agenda:1. Travis Sondgerath, Colorado State University, 2014 eXtension Fellow2. Community Innovation Quest3. What are you Consuming?4. Around the Country5. Upcoming Events a. Extension & The Maker Movement,...

The Next 5 Years: Extension's Top Opportunities #EdTechLN TweetUp

Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Christine Geith

This #EdTechLN TweetUp will feature guest host Christine Geith, CEO of eXtension ( @christinegeith ) leading us through a conversation on the Cooperative Extension Horizon Report. Join us!The NMC Technology Outlook for Cooperative Extension 2016 - 2021 was just released this...

4-H BioBand Fitness Tracker - 2017 Innovation Grant Update

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Robert Horton

This project seeks to transform youth from mere users of bio-wearable technology to “Data Scientists,” capable of examining data sets, connecting to people with shared experiences, and making decisions based on the data collected. The project features a first-of-its-kind 4-H...

Online Resources for Smarter Lunchrooms and Smarter Mealtimes at

Monday, August 28, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Erin Sharp

Join Smarter Lunchrooms National Office curriculum designer Erin Sharp (M.S., M.A.T.) as she presents the exciting recent resources developed to support the strategies of the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement (K-12) and Smarter Mealtimes Movement (early childhood education), all...

Give Care. Take Care.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Andy Crocker

While caregiving may present itself as a natural extension of one’s relationship, some of the tasks associated with caregiving may be new or different for both the caregiver and service member. Caregivers may have to assume the role of surrogate decision-maker for their...

Measuring the Long-Term Impact of Behavioral Interventions in School Cafeterias

Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Drew Hanks

A growing body of research demonstrates how low or no-cost behavioral interventions in school cafeterias, including those championed by the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement, nudge students to select and eat healthier lunches. Researchers commonly implement these interventions over...

Introduction to Extension's Public Value

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Nancy Franz

Presented by Dr. Nancy Franz, Director, Extension to Families of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Extension must more fully and adeptly embrace the public value movement to be sustainable as a publicly funded organization. The public value concepts and steps will...

The Creation and Evolution of the Smarter Lunchrooms Scorecard

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by David Just

The Smarter Lunchrooms Scorecard is comprised of 60 strategies for designing a school lunchroom environment that encourages selection and consumption of healthy foods. The Scorecard is based on years of behavioral science research conducted in schools and in other dining...

Introducing the New Smarter Lunchrooms Scorecard for Assessing Lunchroom Successes

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Kathryn Hoy

The Smarter Lunchrooms Movement has created a quick and easy tool to help you become a lunchroom hero! The Smarter Lunchrooms Self-Assessment Scorecard takes about 10 minutes to fill out and helps point you in the direction of change while highlighting all of the great work...

Follow Your Living Stream of Social Networking Contributions: The Real Time Web

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 10:45 am EDT - Presented by Kevin Gamble

The Web is moving to a realtime environment where new content is exchanged in the flow of daily conversations. This social curation movement with social filtering is changing the very nature of how content is discovered and consumed online. This session will demonstrate some...

Highlights of the 2018 Smarter Lunchrooms Symposium

Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Adam Brumberg, Erin Sharp

Adam Brumberg (Deputy director, Cornell Food and Brand Lab) and Erin Sharp (Curriculum designer, Smarter Lunchrooms Movement National Office) present key discoveries, innovative resources, and engaging anecdotes from the 2018 Smarter Lunchrooms Symposium at Cornell University...

Smarter Lunchrooms Strategies for Your Home: Meals and Snacks

Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Erin Sharp, Adam Brumberg

Join Adam Brumberg and Erin Sharp, Deputy Director and Curriculum Designer of the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement National Office, as they share easy, inexpensive behavioral economics strategies to use in your home. In the summer, many kids spend more time at home since school is...

Sight & Mind: Promoting Healthy Foods in School Cafeterias

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by David Just

When in a hurry, convenience and visibility is king. Kids and adults alike tend not to consider what they want for lunch until entering a cafeteria or restaurant. This means it is often what is most visible or the easiest to reach that is selected. Professor David Just, PhD of...

Using the Smarter Lunchrooms Online Scorecard Tracker

Monday, September 11, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Erin Sharp, Katherine Baildon

The Smarter Lunchrooms Movement National Office has recently released a new online tool that allows users to fill out the Smarter Lunchrooms 60 Point Scorecard on any device. Users can easily enter and store information and images to track progress over time as well as...

Exploring the Movement to Healthy School Meals Through Farm to School

Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Matthew Benson

In addition to describing the movement to include local and regional foods in school meal programs, cultivate school gardens, and provide students with agricultural and food related experiential learning opportunities, this webinar will make the case as to why farm to...

Spice Up Your Lunchroom with a Flavor Station

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Erin Sharp

Join Erin Sharp, MS, MAT, Curriculum Designer for the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement National Office, to learn about flavor stations, a popular recent trend in school lunchrooms. Learn why flavor stations help boost sales of target food items and how to design one for a service...

Microbes: From Farm to Public Risk

Friday, October 19, 2012 at 2:30 pm EDT

The movement of bacteria and viruses from AFOs, municipal waste water, septic systems, and wildlife continues to complicate water quality throughout the country and world. Though much has been learned in recent years, misconceptions and unknown areas still abound. More......

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