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STEM

Where's the science in 4-H? 

It's everywhere! From animal science to woodworking projects, science, technology, engineering and math are part of 4-H projects, school enrichment programs, and club activities. 

Aerial Ag Innovators Challenge

This summer more than 1,900 Ohio youth participated in the Aerial Ag Challenge, sponsored by National 4-H Council and Bayer. It introduced youth to the use of drones and aerial technology in agriculture. The program was implemented by 125 trained teen facilities representing 10 Ohio counties. Learn more about this important program from youth who participated in  this video

Projects

The following 4-H projects have online content. For a full list of STEM projects, please refer to the Family Guide.

Beekeeping
Cloverbud engineering adventures
Insects
Knots
Robotics
Rocketry

Resources

Discover Clover, the online learning platform from National 4-H Council!

Science Alive 4-H School Enrichment

Designed with the educator in mind, here you can find great resources to lead classroom projects involved in food science, animal science, plant science, and even weather.

Science on a Stick

Great resource for science on a budget!  Includes simple-to-do experiments at a reasonable cost.

10-Minute Science

These ten-minute hands-on science activities guarantee fun at club meetings and other gatherings.

STEM Pathways

Newly introduced, these challenges include a video and corresponding curriculum to lead you on your STEM Pathway.

Interested in purchasing Ohio 4-H project books? Check out the STEM collection at extensionpubs.osu.edu.