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Exploring the Science of 4-H Projects

Research shows that youth who have positive experiences with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)-related projects are more likely to pursue education and careers in math, science and engineering, and National 4-H has placed increased importance on integrating science education into many 4-H programs and projects. But for volunteers without a professional science background, introducing STEM topics can seem daunting. The final session of the 2013-2014 North Central Regional Volunteer e-Forum will teach 4-H leaders how to find the science in any 4-H project or program.

Discover methods to reinforce simple science concepts using traditional 4-H projects with a little help from Cathy Johnston, University of Nebraska; Bonnie Malone, The Ohio State University; Dixie Sandborn, Michigan State University; and Vicki Schwartz, The Ohio State University. By the end of the session, you’ll have ready-to-go activities that incorporate science concepts across the 4-H curriculum areas.

Volunteers are invited to tune into this session of the 2013-2014 NCRV e-Forum with local 4-H staff and other adult leaders on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. The program can be viewed at https://connect.msu.edu/cyi/ at 8:00 p.m Eastern (7:00PM Central, and 6:00PM Mountain). Sessions will be 90 minutes in length. The NCRV e-Forum is a chance to watch presentations live, send questions to the experts and participate in discussions with adult leaders from around the region. Recordings will be housed both on learn.extension.org and on the North Central Region Volunteer e-Forum website: http://www.uwex.edu/ces/4h/ncrvd/eForum2013.cfm.

For more information on this session and other parts of the 2013-2014 North Central Regional Volunteer e-Forum, contact Molly Frendo at frendo@anr.msu.edu or 517-432-7606.

Pre-registration for this event is not required; however, it is strongly encouraged. Please consider registering at http://events.anr.msu.edu/eForum4/

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