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Wars have been a part of Iowa's history since the first inhabitants arrived. Explore War and Conflict on Iowa Pathways.

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Thank you for your interest in this Play & Learn Ready to Learn backpack.

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Iowa farmers play an important role in feeding the world. Explore the technological changes that make this possible.

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People with heritages from all over the world call Iowa home. Explore the richness of our state through their eyes.

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Explore the impact that energy use has on humans, animals and the environment to become educated, energy experts!

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Examine how keeping up to date on prices and factors influencing the market helps producers make informed decisions.

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Billions of dollars move through the agricultural marketplace each year. Explore the government’s role in agriculture.

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Learn about the Korean War from the Iowans who served.

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Analyze the causes of a war that has been forgotten by many but the Iowans who served on its battlefields.

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Explore the sacrifices that Iowans made at home and on the frontlines to win the fight against the Axis powers.

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Examine one of the most turbulent times in American history from the perspective of the Iowa veterans who were there.

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Learn about the War in Afghanistan through the Iowans who were there. Iowa soldiers reflect on their experiences.

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Explore the role Iowans played in preserving the rights and freedoms of individuals around the world.

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Explore Agriculture’s rich tradition of embracing technology to improve crops, business practices, and rural life.

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Celebrate the 100-year anniversary of Iowa State Parks by joining Iowa artists that find inspiration in our parks.

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Come Explore STEM with Abby Brown and her friends.

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This special Iowa Outdoors episode features a look at select parks from the sky!

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Iowa Outdoors celebrates Iowa State Parks by showcasing park history, trail experiences and inspiring photography.

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Learn about Iowa's interesting geology and ancient past by exploring various land features and fossilized creatures.

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Just walk the trails at Pine Lake or Effigy Mounds to see the lasting effect members of the CCC have had on our state.

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Iowa’s state park system was started by the Iowa Federation of Women (IFW).

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Why does fog look grey and feel wet? Answer this question about the weather using scientific inquiry with your child.

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Play memory with the water matching cards.

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In this activity, your child will build a thermometer to show when the temperature is warmer or cooler.

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