Get Ready for the 2017 4-H National Youth Science Day Challenge: Incredible Wearables

By _Amaya_Collins_ April 11, 2017

It’s only April, and we are already getting excited for the 2017 4‑H National Youth Science Day Challenge, Incredible Wearables, which will take place October 4, 2017!

This year’s challenge was developed by University of Nebraska-Lincoln and incorporates the fast-evolving field of wearable technology, teaching kids to not only use technology but create it. During the innovative, hands-on project, these future engineers must work together to design, build and refine a wearable health-tracking device that is easy-to-use and aesthetically appealing.

Ready to start preparing for your local 4‑H NYSD event? Kits are now available for pre-order on the 4‑H Mall at the discounted price of $23.95! Each kit can be used by up to 10 kids at once and are completely re-usable.

Want to learn more about the 2017 4‑H NYSD Challenge? Check out the video to see what’s in store!

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Thank you to 4‑H NYSD National Partners, HughesNet, Lockheed Martin and U.S. Cellular, Signature Partner DuPont Pioneer, and Official Partner CA Technologies.

Special thanks to SparkFun Electronics for supporting the development of the Incredible Wearables challenge.