Eaton County 4-H Science Club

Date: September 23, 2013 - August 26, 2014
Time: 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Location: Eaton County MSU Extension, 551 Courthouse Dr Suite 1 Charlotte, MI 48813
Contact: Christine Heverly, 517-543-2310, sisungch@anr.msu.edu

The Eaton County 4-H science club will help reinforce what youth are learning in school, allow for more “hands-on” learning experiences, and allow them additional interaction with their peers.

The club meets the fourth Tuesday of every month starting September 24th at 6:30pm at the Eaton County MSU Extension office.

Over the next year the Eaton County 4-H Science club will be focusing on using a curriculum from Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering called TechXcite-Discover Engineering. According to Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering, the TechXcite curriculum offers a rich and vibrant exploration of engineering, mathematics, science and technology and is centered on seven themes. The curriculum is being developed as part of a National Science Foundation sponsored program. It is being used in 4-H supported after school programs across the nation.

Learning modules the science club looks to explore are:

  • Quest for speed,
  • Bioimaging,
  • TV remotes,
  • Solar cars and solar oven.

Each module contains a series of four to six activities that build upon each other. Youth not already enrolled in 4-H will be asked to pay a $10 participation fee.

To join the club or for more information, contact Christine Heverly, Eaton County 4-H Program Coordinator at the Eaton County MSU Extension office (517) 543-2310 or sisungch@anr.msu.edu.

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