Consider taking the Model Bridge Project to have fun MAKING and then BREAKING a bridge and learning about ENGINEERING while you do it. At the workshop we build the bridge so you are then “ready for fair.” REQUIRED FOR WORKSHOP: Get a “bridge kit” at the 4-H Office and BRING IT to the workshop. ALSO … Continue reading 4-H STEM Engineering Opportunity (5th grade and up)
Indiana 4-H is excited to provide an upcoming statewide opportunity to engage youth and volunteers in the art and science of video game design with an eye toward career development. Youth in grades 6-12 will form teams of 3-5 along with two adult volunteer mentors to develop a video game that will address a challenge … Continue reading Experience 4-H: Video Game Design!
There is a new date for Insect Collecting, Tuesday, Sep. 14th, 6:30-10pm. Check out this link for the opportunity to do some local bug collecting with Jim Louderman of Chicago's Field Museum! https://www.smore.com/f8utx
We will be holding an in-person STEM Open House this spring! Youth of any and all ages are invited to come out and participate in some fun science experiments. Experiments include making slime, a tornado in a jar, and more cool experiments! The event will be in the Cattle Barn at the Porter County Fairgrounds … Continue reading Join us for STEM Fun on May 5th!
Announcing a partnership between Indiana 4-H and Purdue Online! Starting now, any youth in grades 7-12 (and in any state!) can participate in the Advanced Electric Online course geared specifically to teach youth advanced electric skills in an interactive, virtual format. 4-H members in Level 5 Electric are also highly encouraged to enroll! This course … Continue reading Purdue Online Non-credit Course Opportunity for Youth
Porter County 4-H is excited to announce our second STEM @ Home Program! This spring, we will be doing four different activities: Penny Boats, Mousetrap Cars, Popsicle Bridges, and an Egg Drop. Each project will be given two weeks to complete and will begin with a Zoom call to introduce the project and teach about … Continue reading STEM @ Home
The hands-on educational resources 4-H is known for are now available at home! Whether you’re a 4-H member, a virtual learner, a homeschooler or just looking for some quick and fun activities to take your interests to the next level, National 4-H at Home has something for everyone. Explore the resources at https://4-h.org/about/4-h-at-home/.
The 4-H NFPA (National Fluid Power Assoc.) Fluid Power Action Challenge is a team learning event that challenges youth in grades 6-8 to solve an engineering problem using fluid power. Each team will learn about design and build a hydraulic mechanism! Learn more at https://extension.purdue.edu/4h/Pages/FluidPower.aspx. Registration deadline is January 29th. 4-H Council will cover the … Continue reading 4-H NFPA Fluid Power Action Challenge – Build a Hydraulic Mechanism