Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
STEM in 4-H
By offering engaging science programming in out-of-school time settings, youth are provided with a variety of free choice and hands-on learning opportunities that promote excitement in learning about natural phenomena.
STEM Project Areas
Animal Science including livestock, equine, poultry, dogs, rabbit
Biological Science including embryology, entomology, marine biology, and veterinary science
Nutrition, Consumer, and Family Science including textiles, fiber science, and food science
Physical Science including energy management, sustainability, and geology
Plant Science and Gardening including agriculture and gardening
Environmental Education including astronomy, climatology, forestry, outdoor adventure, and water education
Engineering and Technology including website design, computers, gis/gps, and video production, aerospace, electricity, electronics, robotics, engines, and woodworking
Shooting Sports including safety and handling of firearms and archery equipment, calculating trajectory and distance
"En 4-H tratamos de fomentar esa curiosidad natural y ayudamos a niños y jóvenes a aprender sobre ciencia y a involucrarse en sus comunidades con el apoyo de adultos voluntarios comprensivos y dedicados” Lee mas.
For April - June, 2018 California STEM events, please click here
STEM Mailing List
Do you want to learn more about STEM?
This is a great way to stay informed on upcoming STEM events in California and opportunities for 4-H’ers and volunteers.