Students launch STEM website

Jan. 3, 2020

Five 4-H high school students in Brown County are helping officially launch a STEM website. Melinda Pollen of the Brown County UW-Extension says the older students tested the activities first.


Superior Kids Make Snowstorms in a Jar

Dec. 27, 2019

Kids visiting the Superior Public Library got to make snowstorms in a jar as part of a STEM lesson taught by UW-Extension. “You know kids don’t have those opportunities all the time, to pour and to mix, and to make a little bit of a mess, and not have trouble follow,” said Mary Johnson-Garay, Positive Youth Development Educator, UW – Madison. “Just all of that freedom to learn and experience different activities in a safe environment i think is a great way for them to participate, and maybe take risks.”


Conservation Tour Exposes Students to Ecology

The Kewaunee County Comet
May 22, 2018

The students were exposed to monitoring the fish population, wildlife habitats, benefits of trees, soil management, agricultural environmental regulations, wind energy and plastics recycling technology. Agricultural agent Aerica Bjurstrom of the University of Wisconsin-Extension shared some of her photos from the event.


Door County Fair entries go electronic

Door County Daily News
May 19, 2018

The move follows the changes Kewaunee County Fair and Brown County Fair officials made for some of their categories at their events. Dawn Vandevoort from the Door County UW-Extension says this process will hopefully make it easier for everyone.