Join some of our partner presenters for presentations and demonstrations across the STEAM disciplines appropriate for all ages.
Ongoing or Multiple Dates
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Join us for the KBS 2020 Nature Challenge on Facebook, Twitter or Flipgrid. We’ll post a weekly nature challenge–a simple question or observation that can be done in your backyard. In order to play along, take photos or make a short video reply with #KBSnature to share what you have discovered through a post on Facebook, Twitter or Flipgrid. Interact by watching other peoples’ content and commenting.
Facebook: Follow Kellogg Biological Station, search #KBSnature to find the Nature Challenge posts and add your videos and comments.
Twitter: Follow @KaraHaaSciEd and add #KBSnature to your post. Videos can be up to 2 minutes 20 seconds long.
Flipgrid: Flipgrid is a free tool and you can choose whether to create an account or participate as a guest. Downloading the app on your phone or tablet is the easiest way to create and add content.
Summer Fun Series Preregistration Required
Michigan State University Extension Food Safety Educators will give weekly workshops every Wednesday at 1 pm EST via Zoom on how to handle and prepare food safely during the summer. There will be a fun kid friendly recipe demonstrated each week!
July 29th Amusement Parks / No-Bake Energy Bites
August 5th Pool Side / Watermelon
August 12th Power Outage / Ice Cream Sandwich
August 19th Road Trip / Fruit & Vegetables
MSU Extension Food Safety Educators Live Q and A Pre-registration Required
August 11th 6:00 - 7:30 PM Introduction to Home Food Preservation Preserving foods at home has been done for generations. Please join MSU Extension Food Safety Educators in a live Q and A presentation on the latest research on the processes of boiling water and pressure canning, freezing and the new types of equipment and safe recipes. Participants are encouraged to ask questions during the workshop. Join us online via Zoom using your laptop, tablet, smartphone or any device with internet access.
August 18th 6:00 - 7:30 PM Preserving Jams and Jellies Join MSU Extension Food Safety Educators for a live Q and A presentation on preserving jams and jellies. There is nothing better than homemade jam and jellies, join us to discuss the research behind preserving jams and jellies safely. Participants are encouraged to ask questions during the workshop. Join us online via Zoom using your laptop, tablet, smartphone or any device with internet access.
August 25th 6:00 - 7:30 PM Tomatoes and Salsa What to do with all of those tomatoes? Join MSU Food Safety Educators for a live Q and A on canning tomatoes and researched based recipes to make great salsas. Participants are encouraged to ask questions during the workshop. Join us online via Zoom using your laptop, tablet, smartphone or any device with internet access.
Michigan State University (MSU) AgBioResearch and MSU Extension will host a series of virtual field day events called “From the Field” throughout the summer and into the fall of 2020. Ongoing agricultural research and outreach at the university will be presented to growers and producers on a variety of topics.
Field day events, normally hosted at the various MSU AgBioResearch Centers across Michigan, will be online due to COVID-19. The events will feature a combination of pre-recorded and live presentations to share information on several topics of statewide and regional interest in the areas of agriculture and natural resources.
Check out the event website: https://www.canr.msu.edu/virtualfielddays/index to get a full list of all events and pre-register.