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Monday, November 24, 2014
Wearable Technology Curriculum for Youth
This curriculum will allow youth to learn the engineering design process by using wearable technology. Youth will be working with microcomputers called Lilly Pad Adruino. Brad Barker, 4-H Science and Technology Specialist.MP3
http://news.unl.edu/newsrooms/unltoday/article/wearable-tech-curriculum-aims-to-fuel-interest-in-stem/

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Home Insect Invaders
There are a number of insects that invade homes because of the cold weather. Insects usually come from the outside landscape, from foliage or heavy mulch. Jim Kalisch, University of Nebraska – Lincoln Extension Educator.MP3
http://pested.unl.edu/c/document_library/get_file?uuid=0e923916-1fe2-425b-a39c-4827ac95ef9c

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Wednesday, November 26, 2014
4-H Camp Tuition: A Great Holiday Gift Idea
Camp registrations are officially accepted at the beginning of the year, so it is never too early to start thinking about camp. There are camps in Halsey, Gretna and Camp Comeca. Day camps are offered to 5-8 year olds. After the age of 8, youth can experience over night camps. Lindsay Shearer, 4-H Camp Operations Coordinator.MP3
http://4h.unl.edu/4hcamps

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Thursday, November 27, 2014
Opossum and Raccoons
Opossums like to dig under your foundation and landscape causing holes, which could later cause water damage. What attracts them is nearby food. Dennis Ferraro, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension, Wildlife Specialist.MP3
http://ianrpubs.unl.edu/epublic/pages/publicationD.jsp?publicationId=698

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Friday, November 28, 2014
Dung Beetle Research
Dung Beetles are beneficial to the rangeland. They are a large group of insects that feed on dung that suppress the eggs of pests that breed in dung. Jeff Bradshaw, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Entomologist.MP3
http://newsroom.unl.edu/announce/ianrnews/1211/7429

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