According to a Pew Research Center survey, 22 percent of U.S. adults say climate change is due to natural patterns and one-quarter believe there is no solid evidence Earth is getting warmer, despite a large consensus in the scientific community. A recent national survey and an informal state survey conducted by IowaWatch, working with the Cedar Falls High School Tiger Hi-Line, show this conflict also plays out in the classroom. Check your knowledge of recent research on climate change and how climate change is taught.
IowaWatch and the Cedar Falls High School Tiger Hi-Line conducted an informal survey of Iowa teachers and students to examine their perspectives on climate change and how it should be taught in the classroom.
There was a time when Chuck Grassley simply was known as a senator from Iowa. Now, following the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and President Obama's nomination of Merrick Garland, Americans in all 50 states want a piece of the senator.
On Nov. 20, 2008, UNESCO named Iowa City, Iowa its third City of Literature, after Edinburgh, Scotland and Melbourne, Australia. Test your knowledge on Iowa's City of Literature and learn more about its literary identity and tradition.
The second in a series of programs on Pulitzer Prize-winning Iowa journalists and the stories they told that added to our state's history. This program is part two of a two-part series, remembering a ground-breaking series that helped removed the stigma from rape.
The first in a series of programs on Pulitzer Prize-winning Iowa journalists and the stories they told that added to our state's history. This program is part one of a two-part series, remembering a ground-breaking series that helped removed the stigma from rape.
Recent data on Iowa’s registered voters revealed shifts among their party affiliations in the months before, during and following the state’s 2008, 2012 and 2016 presidential precinct caucuses. Taking a closer look at in those caucuses, IowaWatch discovered intriguing trends. Do you have the knowledge to determine some of these changes?
We all know what freedom of speech and expression mean, right? Well, maybe not. So The Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism-IowaWatch is launching an investigation: “MAKING BOUNDARIES: The Impact of Defining Boundaries for Speech and Expression on College Campuses.” But we need your donations to make it happen.