4‑H science programs provide 4‑H youth the opportunity to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) through fun, hands-on activities and projects.
4‑H science programs are available through local clubs, schools and grant-funded programs. Focus areas for 4‑H science programs include robotics, rocketry, environmental science, agri-science, biotechnology and veterinary science.
Environmental Science & Alternative Energy
4‑H’s programs provide young people first-hand experience in utilizing alternative energy, conserving energy and learning how to limit humanity’s impact on our environment.
Juntos 4‑H supports Latino students and their families bridge the gap between high school and higher education and teach financial literacy skills. Juntos 4‑H provides knowledge, skills and resources to prevent youth from dropping out and to encourage families to work together to gain access to college.
Teachers: Check out and share this STEM Challenge from the Purple Plow! Have your students help solve the problem of hunger in their communities.
Challenge includes free facilitator guide, student guide and rubric.
4‑H National Youth Science Day (NYSD) is the world’s largest youth-led science experiment. Every year thousands of youth take part in the National Science Challenge focusing on important STEM topics and issues. This year’s 4‑H NYSD event took place on October 4, 2017.
National 4-H Council and Google.org are working together to bring skills students will need for the future, like computer science, computational thinking, communication and collaboration to kids across the country. Google.org funding will lay the foundation to launch the 4-H Computer Science Career Pathway that will empower more than 100,000 kids in its first year.
4‑H Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs are proven to engage youth in fun, hands-on activities and get them excited about careers in science. Download 4‑H STEM infographics, studies, and reports.