Science & Technology
Science can be defined as the study of the world around us; a thread that runs through all aspects of our lives. Science is the theory that lies behind all 4-H projects. Technology can be defined as the tools and applications of science that help individuals advance their world and their own development.
The Michigan 4-H science and technology program area cuts across all program and project areas. It is also specific projects in 4-H such as aerospace, computers, small engines, electricity, electronics, astronomy and robotics.
For more information on science and technology, visit the program page on the Michigan 4-H webpage.
July 22, 2014 | Jacob DeDecker | In 4-H, everyone can help young people learn science. Remember these concepts when recruiting new volunteers to teach science.
July 21, 2014 | Darren Bagley | Having a day at the beach? Experiment with waves to learn about nature and science.
July 9, 2014 | Darren Bagley | During the summer months, many kids love watching and catching fireflies. But this activity is more than just fun – it involves science!
July 7, 2014 | Darren Bagley | Watching fireworks with children is a great opportunity to teach them about science. Learn how asking questions can stimulate a science discussion.
June 11, 2014 | Mary Bohling | Although school may be out for summer, teachers keep learning about Great Lakes issues to share in the classroom as they develop our future Great Lakes stewards.
June 3, 2014 | Steve Stewart | June Teisan, Harper Woods Middle School teacher and former Michigan Teacher of the Year, will bring the Great Lakes to the NOAA Office of Education as she serves as an Einstein Fellow.
May 30, 2014 | Darren Bagley | If you have a flower or vegetable garden, you can turn a potential disaster into a teachable moment about science.
May 29, 2014 | Melissa Elischer | This new series will explore basic concepts of animal welfare and why it is important for 4-H youth involved in animal projects to understand this subject.
May 23, 2014 | Darren Bagley | As summer grilling season heats up, use the opportunity to teach kids about the science of heat and thermodynamics.
May 22, 2014 | Brandon Schroeder | From its upper stretches to where the Au Gres River flows into Lake Huron, Au Gres-Sims Schools elementary students are exploring water quality across their watershed, and inspiring new partnerships and community awareness.
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Date: Jul 25, 2014
Location: Michigan State University, Anthony Hall Meats Lab, 474 S. Shaw Lane, East Lansing MI 48824
Date: Jul 27, 2014 - Aug 2, 2014
Location: Camp Chickagami, 6952 Kauffman Blvd., Presque Isle, MI 49777
Date: Jul 28, 2014 - Aug 1, 2014
Location: Indian Springs Metropark, White Lake Road, 5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386
- 4-H Biological Science
- 4-H Cloverbuds (Ages 5-8)
- 4-H Companion Animals
- 4-H Dairy Cattle Production & Management
- 4-H Engineering & Technology
- 4-H Entomology
- 4-H Environmental & Earth Science
- 4-H Exploration Days
- 4-H Goat Production & Management
- 4-H Great Lakes & Natural Resources Camp
- 4-H Plant Science
- 4-H Poultry Production & Management
- 4-H Rabbits & Cavies
- 4-H Renewable Energy Camp
- 4-H Science Blast in the Class
- 4-H Swine Production & Management
- 4-H Tech Wizards
- 4-H TechXcite
- 4-H Veterinary Science
- Revolution of Responsibility