4-H STEM Lab

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Daniel Sarver, Extension Specialist

4-H STEM Lab, from National 4-H with support from HughesNet, are easy fun, hands-on STEM activities for youth to do anywhere! These hands-on activities are designed to instill curiosity, and critical thinking, helping youth develop the skills needed to be successful in life.

Check out the 4-H STEM Lab.

Below are some examples of activities listed on the website:

Rubber Band Car STEM Project
Rubber Band Car

In this activity, kids will build a four- wheeled car from items found in your home. From this activity they will learn about the engineering design process and physics!

Topic: Engineering, Physics
Grades: 3 – 8
Est. Time: 45 minutes

Science Bug STEM Project
Science Bug

In this activity kids will make a light up Science Bug necklace. Through this they will learn about circuits and electricity as they practice lighting up LEDs.

Topic: Electricity, Biology
Grades: Pre-K – 5
Estimated Time: 20 minutes

Bean In A Bottle STEM Project
Bean In A Bottle

Through this activity, kids will learn about the life cycle of a plant and discover what their plant needs to survive.

Topic: Agriscience
Grades: 3 – 5
Estimated Time: 1 hour