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How to Join the Maker Movement - Discussion with Ohio 4-H Educators

Extension professionals from Utah State University and The Ohio State University discuss how 4-H programs can join the Maker Movement.

We will be sharing resources for joining the Maker Movement, like, instructables, and more.

We will be answering the following questions:

What happens at a Maker activity?

How do you share Maker projects on social media?

Do you have to use technology to be a Maker?

How much does it cost to do Maker activities?

How can the Maker Movement benefit from 4-H?

How can I be intentional about teaching science abilities through Maker projects?

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