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Youth & Family

Nebraska/Brazil partnership eyes expansion of preschool science instruction

Tucked away from the busy city streets of São Paulo, Brazil, young learners are exploring a colorful garden with spades, magnifying glasses and other tools.
Nebraska/Brazil partnership UNL CEHS

Nebraska Extension creates new program to help families stay physically active

Lincoln, Neb. — Families across Nebraska looking for creative ways to stay physically during the coronavirus pandemic have a new option.

kids running on trail

Responding to urgent need, state agencies and early childhood organizations pilot website to connect parents to open child care providers

Responding to the needs of essential workers who are desperate for safe places for their children during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the hundreds of licensed child care professionals struggling to keep their businesses open, a group of early childhood stakeholders has collaborated to create the Nebraska Child Care Referral Network.
Nebraska Child Care Referral Network

Podcast series offers support to parents, families

While the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the normal hustle and bustle of family life to a screeching halt, the juggling act of parents and caregivers continues. Parents are now trying to figure out how to deliver home schooling, put nutritious meals on the table and support their children’s emotional needs during an unprecedented time.

New project helps children, families find beauty in everyday moments

As people across the globe figure out how to adjust their lifestyles due to social distancing and sheltering in place, this shift can be even more challenging for those caring for children. A new project from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is designed to support caregivers in creating positive moments.
A Beautiful Day

4-H educators reach youth with two new live video programs

On March 17, Taylor Wickham, a 4-H extension assistant, led hundreds of youth in a kitchen science experiment focused on chemical reactions — the kind with vinegar and baking soda that is a staple at elementary school science fairs.
virtual livestream

A primer: What’s this about Carnegie and community engagement?

Lincoln, Neb. —During his Feb.

Jordyn Senstock reads to children at Lincoln's Northeast YMCA

Nebraska Farmer/Rancher Panel & Attorney to discuss generational transition planning Jan. 30

Learn from this panel of producers, who have experienced transitions, each in their own way. The panel will discuss what worked and what did not work for their operations and families.
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