Tag: 4-H@UMaine

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Wildlife Surveying with Artificial Intelligence

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Have you ever wondered how researchers are able to observe and survey wildlife around the globe? Artificial intelligence is the answer! Dr. Tom Rounsville will be leading a two-part series on how he uses artificial intelligence in his wildlife research. Registration deadline: August 11. Open […]

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Wildlife Surveying with Artificial Intelligence

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Have you ever wondered how researchers are able to observe and survey wildlife around the globe? Artificial intelligence is the answer! Dr. Tom Rounsville will be leading a two-part series on how he uses artificial intelligence in his wildlife research. Registration deadline: August 11. Open […]

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Tree Identification & Leaf Pressing

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Have you ever wondered what trees may be in your backyard? At your favorite park? On your drive home? Join Dr. Bill Livingston as he teaches you about the native tree species of Maine. In between workshops, you’ll be tasked with collecting your own leaves […]

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Birch trees with yellow leaves

Tree Identification & Leaf Pressing

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Have you ever wondered what trees may be in your backyard? At your favorite park? On your drive home? Join Dr. Bill Livingston as he teaches you about the native tree species of Maine. In between workshops, you’ll be tasked with collecting your own leaves […]

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An Eggcellent Cook-a-long Workshop

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Chef Rob Dumas and Caitlin Hillery from the University of Maine for an eggcellent cook-a-long. Participants will learn about the science behind the versatile ingredient of eggs and follow along with a cooking demonstration. Registration deadline: July 14, as materials will be sent to your […]

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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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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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a child's hands holding a seedling

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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Observing Fish Behavior

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. In this workshop, we will explore the exciting and interesting ways that fish behave! Led by Dr. Scarlett Tudor of UMaine’s Aquaculture Research Institute (ARI), youth will learn how to observe fish behavior scientifically and collect observational data by watching a variety of interesting fishes […]

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