Tag Archives: Biology

Academy Science In the News!

Academy is a science club for youth that meets at Community of Grace Church in Elkhorn. Academy activities focus on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) topics. This past year, they have learned about robots, rockets and flight, solar … Continue reading

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Nature’s Fury Seniors’ Emergency Preparedness

I want to learn more about what can be done to assist Seniors in a disaster brought on by Nature’s Fury. I am in a science club that competes in First Lego League. Last year the theme was Senior Solutions. … Continue reading

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Nature’s Fury Disasters – Floods and Tornadoes

I went to Google Scholar which led me to Ready.gov to learn more about Nature’s Fury and disasters. My science club is competing in First Lego League this year. The theme is “Nature’s Fury.” I want to research more about … Continue reading

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Colorado Flooding and Its Affect on Nebraska

The rains in Colorado started off as a simple shower but grew bigger and stronger. This rainfall continued for almost 5 days producing a total of 14.62 inches of rain. The normal rainfall for the month of September is 1.63 … Continue reading

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Camp Fontanelle Halloween Spooktacular GIS Mashup

Camp Fontanelle celebrates Autumn with an open house activity that includes visiting the farm, seeing the livestock and trying out your directional mapping skills in the corn maze they call “The Maize.”

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Nebraska 4-H Club of the Year

Someone is always watching … Grandpa says this. Guess who is “4-H Club of the Year?” The Awards Moderator’s introduction for Academy Science Club, 4-H Club of the Year: Academy 4-H Club lives the 4-H Pledge and 4-H Motto all … Continue reading

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Nebraska 4-H Club of Excellence

A great day in a club member’s and leader’s experience! Nebraska 4-H Extension recognizes Academy Science Club as a Club of Excellence at the Awards Dinner. The Certificate of Excellence reads: This certificate is presented to Academy for developing enthusiastic … Continue reading

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How to Take Care of Yourself in the Heat

When it is hot outside you need to take care of yourself. Here are some steps to stay cool in warm weather. 1. Limit your sun exposure in the hottest hours of the day between 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. … Continue reading

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Porcupines are Coming This Way!

Porcupines are considered large rodents. Porcupines (Erethizon dorsatum) have been sighted recently in forested locations along the Missouri River. The porcupine is noted for its quills and extremely long guard hairs on its back and tail. It can easily weigh … Continue reading

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Swift Migration

This morning at dawn the sky is filled with chimney swifts on their migration south. Beauty and sadness all in one view. No more peeps from the fireplace. It is quiet out in the yard. There are about one dozen … Continue reading

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