4-H members continue to demonstrate their ability to learn, inquire, and build. From robotics, to a variety of science projects, computer technology, metal and woodworking, 4-H members participating in STEM

Winning ROV Sharks from the Dalles

ROV Sharks robotics team won first place in Lincoln City competition May, 2018

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Science Rich Learning Resources

Focus on the 4-H Horse Project

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This resource contains hands-on activities for 4-H volunteers who want to challenge youth with general horse knowledge.

Focus on the 4-H Dog Project

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This resource contains activities for 4-H volunteers who want to challenge youth interested in dogs.

Focus on the 4-H Clothing Project

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This resource contains activities for 4-H volunteers who want to challenge youth interested in textile projects.

Focus on the 4-H Foods Project

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This resource contains activities for 4-H volunteers who want to challenge youth interested in making food.

Focus on the 4-H Horticulture Project

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This resource contains activities for 4-H volunteers who want to challenge youth interested in growing plants.

Focus on the 4-H Entomology Project

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This resource contains activities for 4-H volunteers who want to challenge youth interested in insects.

Focus on the 4-H Forestry Project

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This resource contains activities for 4-H volunteers who want to challenge youth interested in forestry science.

Focus on 4-H Marine Science Project

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This resource contains activities for 4-H volunteers who want to challenge youth interested in marine science.

4-H Communication Resources

Presentation, Educational Displays, and Videography are great ways to demonstrate your STEM knowledge. These Communication areas are open to all 4-H members. These resources will help you prepare a communication project and

  • Learn written, oral, and visual communication skills
  • Develop self-confidence through public presentations
  • Practice self-expression and creativity
  • Learn how to organize and present information

Educational Displays

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An educational display is a visual presentation of information and should be able to convey information without a 4-H member present. This resource contains information on how to achieve a good display that will catch the viewer’s attention, arouse interest, stimulate thought, and motivate the viewer to learn more about the subject.

How to Create an Educational Display

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These videos are a great resource on how to choose a subject and title and how to design your educational display.

Introduction to Presentations

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Preparing a presentation is a great way to communicate an idea. This resource answers why and how you can practice preparing a presentation.

Types of Presentations

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This resource describes the four types of presentations: demonstrations, illustrated talks, public and impromptu speeches.

Parts of a Presentation

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No matter what style of presentation you choose, there are three basic parts of a presentation. This resource details how to prepare a presentation.

Steps in Planning a Presentation

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This resource will help you focus on the critical steps to preparing a presentation.

The Mechanics of Presenting

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As you develop your unique style of presenting, keep in mind these basic principles to help you deliver an effective presentation.

Preparing and Using Visual Aids

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Visual aids can help you engage your audience but there are a few important points to keep in mind. Please read this resource to help you choose a visual aid that will work best with your presentation.

Top Ten Tips for a Successful Presentation

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Want to know how to be a successful presenter? Then check out these top ten tips!

Brainstorming Activity

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This handout will help focus and guide your thoughts when preparing a presentation.

Making a Video

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Videography is the process of producing a video or movie in order to communicate creativity and thoughts to a wide audience. This resource explains the steps on producing a video.

Video Preproduction

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A great video starts with a great plan. Use this resource to help guide you in the preproduction stage.

Video Production

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Now the fun part - shooting your video! Read this resource to make sure you are prepared!

Video Postproduction

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This is a great resource to help you stay organized when editing your video into a finished product.

Aerospace

Open up a world of aviation with the 4-H Aerospace Project. Build a rocket and learn how an airplane works and how weather can influence flight. Create an altitude tracker and determine how pilots calculate fuel efficiency. Check out the Aerospace curriculum at the Shop 4-H Mall!

Computer Science

You will be introduced to the five fundamental principles of computer programming through a series of tutorials and challenges within the Scratch Computer program.