Presentations & Tours

Throughout the PASE/Life Challenge event, there will be special opportunities to attend educational sessions or tours. Please see schedule for designated times for these events. All participants are welcome to attend. Anyone interested in attending the educational sessions or tours must pre-register through 4-H Online to ensure space and materials.

2017 PASE Presentations and Tours 


Food for thought


Date: Monday, June 26
Time: 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM
Quantity: 25

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between pet foods made for young animals compared to older adult animals? Or what tests can be conducted to determine how much energy food provides? This workshop will provide you with a visual example of the energy content from two different samples of pet foods. You will observe the heat energy being released as the pet food samples are burned and then determine which sample provides more energy in terms of calorie content.


all things green and growing


Date: Monday, June 26
Time: 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM
Quantity: 25 students per session

Where on East Campus can you find turtles, fruit trees, flowers and bee hotels, see a rain chain and raised garden beds, and enjoy the great outdoors? Tour the Keim Hall courtyard, the Backyard Farmer and Evasco Gardens, and the Cabela's Rain Chain to find out! Presented by Kim Todd and Terri James. Location: Meet by the south doors to Keim Hall (across from the new construction).


oh deer! (school of natural resources)


Date: Monday, June 26
Time: 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM
Quantity: 20 students per session

Will our deer survive for another day or become the prey of a hungry wolf? Students learn about how the loss and abundance of different resources, as well as the introduction of predators affects wildlife populations in this fun interactive event. Session will meet in the Animal Science Commons.


Larsen Tractor and Power Museum


Date: Monday, June 26
Time: 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM

Explore the history of tractor testing at UNL and see how it relates to opportunities for your future with a tour of the Museum, located in the original Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, and teh Test Lab. Learn the history of the Nebraska Test Law, see examples of vintage tractors, many restored by the UNL Tractor Restoration Club, and view the art and unique items exhibited in the Splinter Memorial Gallary room. Session will meet at the south doors of the Larsen Tractor Test and Power Museum.


stains of evidence


Date: Monday, June 26
Time: 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM
Quantity: 20 students per session

"Presenters will walk participants through the process of preliminary identification and interpretation of blood and geometic bloodstains as a source of evidence." Session will meet at Filley Hall, Room 50, 53. Presenters: Michael Adamowicz and Larry Barksdale