4-H Algae SPIN Club

Two youth sitting at a table doing experiments on algae.Who: Youth ages 12-15

When: Tuesdays, March 7 – April 11 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm 

Registration ends: February 10, 2023

Where: University of Maine Cooperative Extension will host the meetings via Zoom


What: The Algae SPIN Club will explore all things algae – why algae is important, how it can be used, harmful algae blooms, and related community action. In this club, youth will have the opportunity to taste algae, create a seaweed lava lamp, and even observe and analyze the growth of an algae sample at home! 

Why: To have fun engaging with science and learning about algae. This club also provides an opportunity to conduct an at home algae experiment with guidance from 4-H Cooperative Extension staff.

How: Register Now

This club is limited to 10 participants. Upon confirmation of registration, youth will be sent the necessary materials for the project. A separate package containing algae cultures will be shipped out after the sessions start. Please be aware that these will require immediate attention.