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Investigate the Science and History of Iowa with FIND Iowa!

Nov 24, 2020

Iowa is an interesting place with many unique scientific and historical stories waiting to be discovered. FIND (Fun Investigating New Discoveries) Iowa is an educational project from Iowa PBS that encourages students in grades 2-5 to virtually investigate the state through the use of immersive and interactive learning content. Investigations are organized by theme, with each theme having multiple subtopics.

Current FIND Iowa Themes

  • Iowa’s Geology: Learn about Iowa’s geological past by exploring fossils and investigating landscapes that have been transformed over millions of years.

Features of FIND Iowa:

  • Each theme is aligned to Iowa Core science or social studies standards. 
  • Students can virtually explore and investigate several aspects of Iowa that are often overlooked or untold.
  • Content includes video, interactive maps, 360° videos and images, and three-dimensional models of artifacts.
  • Each theme includes additional resources and suggestions for educators.
  • FIND Iowa is an ongoing project and more themes will be added over time.

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