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Welcome to the Iowa Science Phenomena website! The goal of this website and service is to create, curate, collect and share a growing collection of user-generated, media-based, standards aligned, science phenomena resources for use in Iowa classrooms, as well as support Iowa teachers as they continue to implement phenomena-based and place-based teaching practices.

There are several ways you can be involved in this project:

Questions? Please contact us at phenomena@iowapbs.org.
Urban run-off is the trash run off that occurs after each major rain...
This phenomenon shows a straight stick being put into a pond at Sweet...
When working with natural gas, a spark can mean danger. Brass tools...
Musk thistle is an invasive species that was introduced to the United...
In late spring/early summer, foxglove beardtongue is one of the only...
F.W. Kent Park is located in Oxford, Iowa. Johnson County Conservation...
At sunrise, the sun is coming above the horizon and creates a...
Animals change their bodies and lifestyles with the seasons and other...
Sundogs are colored spots of light that develop due to the refraction...
A derecho is a widespread, long-lived wind storm that is associated...
Butterflies come in all shapes, sizes and colors. Understanding their...
Iowans are not strangers to severe winter weather, as seen in the...
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