Science, Engineering, and TechnologyMajor Program


Total Hours




with Local Stakeholders.



of Multistate Efforts.


Total Number

of Volunteers Engaged.

Program Indicators

Number of youth who indicated they are interested in learning more about science, engineering, or technology projects (KOSA)


Number of youth who participated in project, activity, or event for science, engineering, and technology projects (PRACTICE)


Number of youth who indicated “yes or usually” to the Common Measures Experience Survey Question #6 “Is 4-H A place where you get to figure out things for yourself?” (SEEC)


Number of youth who indicated “yes or usually” to the Common Measures Experience Survey Question #13 “Is 4-H a place where you have a chance to be a leader?” (SEEC)



STEAM Learning and 4-H Outreach during Pandemic

During the COVID19 pandemic when schools were shut down to in-person learning, Russell County 4-H provided opportunities for youth to explore different science concepts through the “Science in a Box” program. Science is loved by many youth because it offers a hands-on method of exploring sometimes complex scientific concepts. Over the course of six months, six kits of learning materials on various topics were provided to 19 4-H youth. The youth received learning packets of information and hands-...

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STEAM Learning and 4-H Outreach during Pandemic

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