Tag: 4-H Summer Learning Series

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Grow Your Own Microgreens!

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Dr. Stephanie Burnett will lead this two-part series on microgreens, focusing on seed production, growth, and sustainability. Participants will take part in the creation of their very own microgreen garden. Participants must register by July 1 so that the materials for their project have time […]

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The Power of the Wind

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. In this three-part series the participants will be introduced to the design process and along the way provide them a chance to “think like an engineer” The fundamentals of wind power will be introduced and the challenges as well as opportunities of how this source […]

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4-H Summer Learning Series: virtual experiential learning for youth ages 5-18

4-H Passport Around the World

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Join 4-H and Greenheart as we travel around the world virtually and meet other teens from across the globe. Meetings will include a brief presentation from a teen Greenheart Exchange Student about their native country, an activity, and a question and answer period. These meetings […]

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Healthy Diet, Healthy Microbes

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. The digestive tracts of humans and animals are filled with microbes – many of them help us digest our food and provide nutrients to keep us healthy. The foods we eat attract different microbes, and a healthy diet can help attract the most helpful microbes. […]

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Making Seaweed Lava Lamps

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Do you know all of the amazing properties of seaweed? In this workshop, you will learn about some of these wonders by harnessing seaweed’s “gelling” abilities to make Seaweed Lava Lamps right at home! Youth must register by July 7 for supplies to be mailed […]

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Leadership Series #2: Don’t Let the Flying Monkeys Get You Down

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Winged minions following you and your friends around? Taunting you at every turn? Totally relatable. Sometimes those ‘flying monkeys’ are just us feeling too stressed out! Each participant will receive a bag of building bricks to help us build our yellow brick road and navigate […]

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Child with muddy hands holding a frog; photo by Edwin Remsberg

Exploring the Natural World

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Are you fascinated by the world around you? Ever wondered how things in nature come in all shapes and sizes? Discover how you can become a scientist to find patterns and symmetry that are found in nature. Participants will be provided with their own magnifying […]

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Food, Fun, and Reading

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Are you Ready for an Adventure? Are you 5 to 8 years old? Do you like to have fun stories read to you? Do you like to eat yummy food? If you answered yes to any of these questions then we think you will love […]

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Child with muddy hands holding a frog; photo by Edwin Remsberg

Exploring the Natural World

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Are you fascinated by the world around you? Ever wondered how things in nature come in all shapes and sizes? Discover how you can become a scientist to find patterns and symmetry that are found in nature. Participants will be provided with their own magnifying […]

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Two Youth holding goat kids.

Fridays on the Farm

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. The goal of 4-H Fridays on the Farm is to expose teens ages 12-18 to Maine agriculture and create workforce development skills through a variety of different hands-on, farm visits throughout the state. Teens may join for one week or all four to experience what […]

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