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Community Central Science, Spring 2016

Across Lewiston and Portland, Community Central programming for 2016 has begun! In both cities, 4-H Faculty and Community Education Assistants (CEAs) are engaging youth in experiential STEM-based programming in the classroom, in community partner organization’s after-school programs, and at Lewiston and Portland Housing Authorities. In Lewiston, spring sessions have begun with a focus on math in science. […]

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Apply Now for National 4-H Congress and Conference

National 4-H Trips are excellent opportunities to meet 4-H members from across the nation. Participants learn about many career options, and learn through educational workshops at National 4-H Congress, or become a part of a team making recommendations to the National 4-H Council at Conference. To learn more about these trips, visit the National 4-H Trips […]

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Community Central Teen Leaders Visit Executive Committee

This week, Laura Personette and teen leaders Jacob and Odrine visited the UMaine Extension Androscoggin/Sagadahoc County Executive Committee. Following an introduction to Community Central, Jacob and Odrine led committee members in a demonstration of a Summer of Science activity: Intro to Aerospace, Will it Fly? After a few test flights and design modifications, the gliders were ready […]

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Winter Break Fun – Suspensions!

Growing Crystal Snowflakes Over winter break, Lewiston’s 4-H Community Central Science scientists took advantage of the extra time for science exploration. A suspension of Borax in water was made. A suspension is a mixture that has solid particles that will separate. Hot water was used so the Borax would stay suspended in the water for a longer amount of time. […]

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