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2017 4-H Project Materials Reference

alternate text here Product Code: BU-6842
Wow! Talk about fun! Children and their helper's will have a great time working together on this project. Youth learn how to talk like a real astronaut, find out how an airplane works and have fun at the same time. Youth practice problem solving, recognizing patterns and communicating. (20 pages)...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-6843
Blastoff with this fun curriculum. Youth fly kites, participate in airplane contests, launch rockets, explore space, make a glider, construct a straw rocket and experience disorientation. Life skills youth practice include communication, decision making, problem solving, accepting responsibility, teamwork and managing ...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-6844
Flying an airplane, launching a rocket, conquering space and becoming an astronaut or pilot are featured in this unit. Controlling flight direction and experiencing shuttle technology add to the fun in this experiential curriculum. Youth will make a shuttle on a string, a Japanese kite, a hang glider and a control pane...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-6845
Youth create their own altitude tracker, determine the most fuel efficient routes between airports and make a box kite. Youth also explore pilot certification requirements, evaluate past and present navigation systems, and learn about airport issues in their community or state. Life skills practiced include communicati...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-6846
This helper's guide provides several group oriented experiences that will keep youth coming back for more. Many ideas are included in this guide for hands-on experiential group activities, such as an aerospace quiz bowl, skillathons and an airport field day. The group activities help youth develop teamwork and leadersh...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-6847
The information in this guide has been developed to assist older youth, volunteer coordinators, youth professionals and aerospace project coordinators to be successful organizing and supporting youth aerospace groups. ...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-39-W
An outline for an alfalfa project, containing rules, requirements, and suggested publications to study. ...
alternate text here Product Code: NCR-547
This 54-page guide is used for the 4-H alfalfa project. It describes alfalfa establishment, production and harvest. Maps and color photos can help with identification of alfalfa diseases, and weed and insect pests....
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-447-W
"Four-H Aquatic Science" is a hands-on project that teaches 4-H members how to raise and care for fish. The project includes information for raising goldfish and tropical fish. This project can be used for one child or as a classroom enrichment project. Record sheets are included to initiate good data collection practi...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-1006-W
This guide was created for parents and adult leaders, who can be a big help to the 4-H member. The manual includes suggestions on working with 4-H youth. It also gives guidelines for exhibits and action demonstrations and includes a list of additional resources....
alternate text here Product Code: BU-8143
Youth engage in activities to identify breeds, locate parts, judge, halter break a calf, fit a steer, show a calf, recognize a healthy animal, select feed ingredients and shop for beef and beef by-products. (40 pages)...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-8144
The activity guide challenges youth with activities related to leg structure, presenting oral reasons in judging, feed ingredients, behavior, nose printing, parasites, fitting, ethical issues, beef carcass composition and retail meat cuts. (40 pages)...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-8145
Selection and judging, feeds, careers, health, reproduction, and meats and marketing encourage youth to deepen their learning. (40 pages)...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-8146
Helpers find a variety of group learning activities, including skillathons, quiz bowls, games, presentations, Beef Bingo and several management skill activities. (40 pages)...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-571-W
The 4-H Beekeeping Project helps youth learn about bees and how to be a beekeeper. Division I, Understanding the Honey bee, covers information on the basic facts of beekeeping--the types of bees, the honey and wax they produce, the plants that attract bees, and the equipment a beekeeper needs. In the first year, youth ...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-586-W
The 4-H Beekeeping Project helps youth learn about bees and how to be a beekeeper. In Division II, Working with Honey bees, youth acquire a colony of bees and learn how to care for their beehive throughout the year. This will include basic beekeeping operations that result in the production of extracted, chunk, or cut ...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-593-W
The 4-H Beekeeping Project helps youth learn about bees and how to be a beekeeper. This publication, Advanced Beekeeping Methods, is for youth experienced and knowledgeable enough in the basic care of a beehive. Topics covered in this publication are managing honey bee colonies, including increasing the number of colon...
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Beginning riders learn the essentials for getting started safely and successfully! This guide contains creative hands-on activities and connections to DVD and Web resources. Youth begin exploring the basics toward lifelong cycling. Activities help youth learn safety, road rules and planning for a pleasant ride. (40 ...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-8335
Youth who are riding learn advanced skills as they explore their surroundings. This guide includes activities that will last a lifetime. Youth choose a bike that's right for them and practice bike maintenance and road rules to make their ride safe and fun. (40 pages)...
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This DVD provides preventive maintenance and repair tips that youth can use to care for their bicycles. Eleven different segments, from fitting a helmet to adjusting brakes, are featured. And the color-coded format makes it easy to quickly locate the information needed....
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-733
This project allows members to demonstrate their knowledge of bicycle maintenance, safety, and operation. This book lists the rodeo goals, organizers' responsibilities, equipment needed, official rules, and skill events. ...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-760
Do you obey all traffic rules when riding your bicycle on roads? Do you know the traffic rules that apply to bicyclists? Order this brochure to learn about bike safety and traffic rules. Remember it is a privilege to ride your bicycle on Indiana's public roads and bicycle paths. Protect yourself, other motorists, a...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-851-W
Learning about cat diseases, their prevention, and treatment is one of the best investments a cat owner can make in their pet's health, comfort, and well-being. This publication includes information about distemper, upper respiratory disease, rabies, feline leukemia, roundworms, tapeworms, fleas, ticks, lice, ear mites...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-777-W
This form is to be printed and filled out to certify that a 4-H member's cat has been vaccinated....
alternate text here Product Code: BU-8148
As youth begin their learning about cats, they engage in activities to select a cat, identify breeds, name the parts of a cat, handle and groom, a cat, care for its health and budget for its care. (40 pages)...
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Youth step up their learning through activities on cat senses, the meaning of cat sounds, tricks they can teach a cat, signs of illness and health, emergency situations, feeding, special diets, traveling with a cat and showing it. (40 pages)...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-8150
Youth explore veterinary procedures, cat body systems, diseases, reproduction, genetics, older cat needs, behavior, showmanship, community laws, animal welfare and personal strengths. (40 pages)...
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Helpers will find the group activities in this guide an excellent way to involve everyone in learn-by-doing cat project sessions. (40 pages)...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-973
"Infants and Toddlers, Birth to Age 3." This activity guide, for youths in Grades 3 and 4, contains five chapters and 13 activities about infant and toddler development. ...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-975
This publication is designed for youth in grades 7-9 who are participating in the 4-H Child Development Project. Topics include safety, health, nutrition, problem solving, and making good choices for children ages 6-12. 44 pages....
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-976
This publication is designed for youth in grades 10-12 who are participating in the 4-H child Development Project. topics include safety, health, nutrition, problem solving, and making good choices for children from preschool age to 12. 44 pages...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-977-W
This is the helper's guide for the 4-H Child Development curriculum. The curriculum is designed to help young people develop knowledge regarding children in areas of development, health and safety, food and nutrition, discipline, and families and careers. It also develops life skills....
alternate text here Product Code: BU-8346
Newbie Know How - Getting Started with Computers...For beginners with little or no experience with computers, this guide is an introduction to hardware, software and applications and is supported by an interactive website. Youth use this activity guide to learn all about computers: how they work, what their components ...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-8347
Youth build and repair computers, identify the components inside a computer, learn to enhance connectivity potential and explore how components work together. Youth learn-by-doing how to maintain peripherals, upgrade and create connections, install operating systems and create a "dream machine". (40 pages)...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-8348
Advanced youth go in depth with this guide as they discover how to create and manage networks. They explore the issues of responsible computer use, and make decisions about network management, security issues and trouble shooting. (36 pages)...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-8349
Older teens or adults will find this guide essential for learning how to teach others about computers. Teens enhance their leadership skills while organizing a computer club or technology team, establishing a computer lab and more! (40 pages)...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-730-W
This beginning manual will help youth ages 10 to 12 make wise clothing decisions. It explains characteristics of a good fit, how to identify primary and secondary colors, how to read and understand labels, and how to practice clothing care and good grooming habits....
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-731-W
This intermediate manual will help youth ages 13 to 15 make wise clothing decisions. It explains how to identify quality clothing and understand color terminology. It also contains information on various cosmetics....
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-732-W
This publication is for use by 4-H members who are enrolled in the advanced level of the Consumer Clothing project. ...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-751-W
Club record for Consumer Clothing. Topics: Consumer, Clothing...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-672A
This is a form for all levels of 4-H Corn Project participants to fill out. Instructions are given on the back. Part 1 is weeds, part 2 is insects, and part 3 is damage symptoms. ...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-673-W
This manual discusses how hybrids are developed and how to select the right ones. Information is also given on how to grow, protect, and harvest corn safely and profitably. Readers will additionally learn how corn is used in food and household products. This publication is intended for use by participants in the Indian...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-298
The object of the showmanship contest is to select the individuals who have done the best job of fitting, training and presenting their animals in the ring. The exhibitor must use his/her own project animals in the contest. ...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-503-W
An individual cow record for use in recording daily milk weights, % fat test, cost of feed, and income over feed cost. Topics: Dairy...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-8161
Youth explore dairy cattle breeds, select calves, identify parts of dairy cattle, recognize desirable traits, identify stages of calving and care, pack a show box, and groom and show a calf. (40 pages)...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-8162
Youth deepen their learning by focusing on housing, hay quality, milking, keeping animals healthy, parasites, behavior, and food safety. They explore ethical decision making, judging and careers. (40 pages)...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-8163
Advanced youth practice mastitis detection, balancing a ration, pregnancy detection, delivery of calf, body condition scoring, selecting cattle through records, promoting dairy products and exploring career opportunities. (40 pages)...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-8164
These activities will bring any meeting to life. Helpers guide youth as they play Dairy Bingo, and participate in dairy quiz bowls, dairy pyramid game and a dairy skillathon! (40 pages)...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-390-W
A dog record containing a summary of expenses and time, dog management worksheets, and parts of the dog. ...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-671-W
This form is to be printed and filled out to certify that a 4-H members dog has been vaccinated. ...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-716-W
The Indiana 4-H Dog Showmanship Guide is a 10-page publication that provides information about the Dog Showmanship classes, guidelines for participation, gaiting patterns and diagrams, and handling suggestions. It also includes guidelines for judges and volunteers....
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-852-W
This is an awareness guide on common dog diseases and how they can be prevented and treated. Some of the diseases include distemper, hepatitis, leptospirosis, kennel cough and parvo. Various ways to prevent and/or treat common ailments are discussed. Regular visits to the veterinarian are also important....
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-1009-W

This guide is a quick reference for Indiana State Fair 4-H Dog Show obedience classes. The 4-H Dog Project encourages youth to develop good character, discipline, and a feeling of self-worth, while learning about canine care, responsibility and the sport of dog showing.

Format: PDF


alternate text here Product Code: BU-8166
Youth learn basic skills for dog care and training. Activities include knowing breeds, selecting a dog, knowing the parts of a dog, keeping a dog healthy and groomed, training and much more. (40 pages)...
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Youth explore more about dog health, nutrition, and care, genetic problems, population control, showmanship, training, ethics and budgeting. (40 pages)...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-8168
Experienced youth investigate responsible breeding, diseases, caring for geriatric dogs, training, service dogs, dog roles and careers related to dogs. This guide provides youth with numerous leadership opportunities. (40 pages)...
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Group games and activities provide helpers with ideas for facilitating learning. Service learning opportunities are encouraged. Training activities and resources are highlighted. (40 pages)...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-421
This project discusses what electricity is, how to control it with circuits, how to use it safely, and how it is related to magnets and magnetism.

Format: Book.

Pages:

20.

Language: English.

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alternate text here Product Code: CD-4-H-421
The CD includes all of the information from the 4-H-421 manual as well as a video showing how to put together the electric circuit board kit....
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-421A-W
This record sheet is to be used for Electric Division I Projects....
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-421B-W
This record sheet provides a summary of what 4-Hers have done and what they have learned in an Electric Project. ...
alternate text here Product Code: CD-4-H-422
The CD includes all of the information from the 4-H-422 manual as well as a video showing how to put together the magnetic-powered flashlight kit. ...
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This record sheet is to be used for Electric Division II Projects....
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-423
This is a 4-H manual that helps youth learn about and work with alternating current (AC). They learn about the electrical cords that deliver AC to tools and appliances, the materials these cords are made of, electrical cord safety, and types of cords available. They also may make an extension cord, a trouble light, or ...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-1000
This manual, the fourth in a series, explains glare, contrast, shadow, general lighting and task lighting, and how color in your surroundings affects vision. 4-H members taking this project will make a house lamp. Full color, 24 pages....
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This record sheet is to be used for Electric Division IV Projects....
alternate text here Product Code: BU-6851
This unit introduces the basics of solid-state electronics & provides hands-on activities for practical experience in understanding modern day electronic equipment. This unit is for the intermediate to advanced learner. Grades 9-12....
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-763B

Entomology Exhibit Cards: All Grades (4-H-763)

This envelope contains the following materials to help you put together your insect collection:

  • 12 mounting cards (ID-401A) -- for Grade 3 collections (You will only use 10 cards.)
  • 1 Proper Pin Placement card (ID-401B) -- for Grade 4...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-763
This is a standard, unfinished wood insect box. The box is approximate size 24" x 18" x 3 3/8" and comes without glass. (You need to purchase a piece of glass that measures 23" x 16 15/16".) The back of the box includes a porous surface that will accept insect pins backed by masonite....
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-763A
Packets for the Insect box that includes 3 glass vials and 100 pins (#2)....
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-764
Over 150 illustrations and photographs will help you identify the 27 insect orders which occur in Indiana. Observing and collecting insects provides hours of pleasure and creates an awareness of the importance of insects in our environment. This booklet contains instructions and information needed to collect, prese...
alternate text here Product Code: ID-401
This is a must-have resource for middle and high school students interested in collecting insects. This book shows students how to collect, identify, and display insects and is based on an understanding of principles of how insects live, behave, develop, and reproduce.

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This app helps entomology students recognize and identify the most common insects. It contains 150 high-resolution insect photographs together with their common names, orders, and families. Use this app to hone insect identification skills or prepare students for insect judging competitions. It's made for beginning ent...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-8440
The study of insects is called entomology. The Teaming with Insects curriculum is written for youth who enjoy learning about science and nature by studying insects. Level 1 introduces the world of insects. Activities focus on how they look and move and provide some background for studying important entomology topics. Y...
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The study of insects is called entomology. The Teaming with Insects curriculum is written for youth who enjoy learning about science and nature by studying insects. Level 2 shows you how to make insect collection tools and expands on the basic concepts of biodiversity, invasive species, integrated pest management, and ...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-8442
The study of insects is called entomology. The Teaming with Insects curriculum is written for youth who enjoy learning about science and nature by studying insects. Level 3 delves even deeper into the basic concepts and encourages youth to take control of their learning by doing your own research using the scientific m...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-8443
Welcome to the 4-H Entomology project! The Teaming with Insects curriculum is written for youth who enjoy learning about science and nature by studying insects. As a project facilitator you will work with youth interested in learning about insects. The Facilitator's Guide provides helpful information on exploring inse...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-966
The 4-H Floriculture curriculum series is full of hands-on activities that focus on growing and using flowers and plants. Each manual includes five major categories: planning, growing and caring for plants, exploring science, floral design, and career exploration. This Level A manual is designed for youth in grades 3-4...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-967
The 4-H Floriculture curriculum series is full of hands-on activities that focus on growing and using flowers and plants. Each manual includes five major categories: planning, growing and caring for plants, exploring science, floral design, and career exploration. This Level B manual is designed for youth in grades 5-6...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-968
The 4-H Floriculture curriculum series is full of hands-on activities that focus on growing and using flowers and plants. Each manual includes five major categories: planning, growing and caring for plants, exploring science, floral design, and career exploration. This Level C manual is designed for youth in grades 7-9...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-969
The 4-H Floriculture curriculum series is full of hands-on activities that focus on growing and using flowers and plants. Each manual includes five major categories: planning, growing and caring for plants, exploring science, floral design, and career exploration. This Level D manual is designed for youth in grades 10-...
alternate text here Product Code: CD-4-H-989
This CD includes a database of photos of flowers and arrangements that illustrate concepts from all levels of the 4-H Floriculture curriculum (Levels A, B, C and D)....
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-1032
A lively look at healthy eating and food safety begins with basic nutritional information. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's MyPlate initiative is the foundation for fun experiments, delicious recipes, and fact-finding missions. Grades 3-5. (64 pages)...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-1033
This takes closer look at how following USDA MyPlate guidelines can lead to a healthier lifestyle, plus activities in safe food handling, preparing delicious recipes, smart shopping, and food science careers—just to name a few. Grades 5-6....
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-1034
More delicious recipes and hands-on activities in food preservation, meal preparation and service, managing resources, introductory canning, careers in the food industry, and much more. Enhance the USDA's MyPlate with SuperTracker tools that encourage healthy eating and physical activity. Grades 7-9. ...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-1035
Explores how nutritional needs change at different stages of life. More hands-on activities focus on food safety, managing resources, serving delicious and balanced meals, pressure canning, plant-based diets, and careers in dietetics. Grades 10-12....
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-1036-W
The Foods curriculum series is designed to help youth have fun in the kitchen as they learn basic food preparation skills, prepare different foods, do fun experiments, and go on fact-finding missions. These educational materials have been created with a focus on healthy food selection, smart food purchasing, food safet...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-15-80
This bulletin has been prepared to help youth learn to identify 50 trees important in Indiana and which every alert boy or girl should be able to recognize in summer....
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The Trees of Indiana CD-ROM was designed for the student of dendrology who has some fundamental knowledge of taxonomic groupings of trees. Although this knowledge is not essential, it is helpful. An introductory section explains the difference between hardwoods and conifers with pictures and descriptions.

The CD...

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Fifty Trees of Indiana is a CD that will help you identify leaves from more than 50 trees that are indigenous to our state. This CD includes hundreds of color photos, background information about tree families and communities, a pop-up glossary with definitions, and an interactive tool that will help you recognize y...

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Fifty Trees of the Midwest is the ideal guide to the most common trees in the Midwest. This app helps you identify trees, create field notes, and import photos for handy reference. Use the photo-based identification key complete with pop-up definitions to identify trees. Compare your results to feature pages wit...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-641B-W
Parts of a Tree exhibit sheet. Spaces for identifying the various parts of the tree. Topics: Forestry, Tree Diagram...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-840
This package contains 25 sheets of white paper suitable for mounting leaves. Each sheet of this heavyweight paper measures 11.25 x 16.50 inches....
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Youth explore different types of trees and tree parts, characteristics of different forests, what forests need to grow and thrive and the different products people get from trees and forests. (40 pages)...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-8039
Youth take a closer look at the inner-workings of trees, explore forest change, learn about forest health concerns and discover the health benefits trees have on people. (40 pages)...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-8040
Youth examine and distinguish different types of trees, look at forests on a global scale, learn to care for trees and think about how to conserve forests. (40 pages)...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-8041
The Helper's Guide provides useful forest information, group youth activities and practical tips for volunteers. Using this curriculum, youth develop a life-long appreciation for forests and have loads of fun in the process. (40 pages)...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-B-6086
JMG Level Two Plant Growth and Development Curriculum contains activities and projects from the eight teaching concepts. These lessons are designed to be teacher-led and allow students to cooperate and learn as a team. Teachers, 4-H leaders, Master Gardeners and others may choose to use activities found in the JMG Leve...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-970-W

What do you exhibit? This publication provides examples and ideas on what to exhibit for 4-H garden projects. The publication includes some "do's and don'ts" for exhibiting vegetables as well as standards for preparing vegetables garden exhibits.

Format: PDF.

Language: E...

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Youth learn how to plan an in-ground or container garden; how to prepare the soil; and when, where, and what to plant. Level A introduces basic plant science, garden friends and foes, tool safety, using the vegetable harvest, and horticulture-related careers. Youth "learn by doing" in 12 fun activities that include ger...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-1038
Youth learn how to modify their garden plans. Other topics include seed varieties and cultivars, starting seeds indoors, using transplants, and composting. Level B also introduces integrated pest management. Science topics include plant families, how plants respond to light, and how to grow new plants from plant parts....
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Youth learn different planting methods, how to improve soil, and how to extend the growing season. They explore photosynthesis, hybrid vs. standard forms, herb gardening and preservation, plant companions, and storing and saving seeds. Level C also includes how to identify and prevent weeds, insect damage, and animal p...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-1040
Youth learn to make the most of their garden space using different planting methods, then how to harvest, store, preserve, and/or sell their bounty of vegetables and herbs. They study plant genetics, plant diversity, and plants in space. Level D further explores integrated pest management and summarizes horticulture-re...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-1041-W
This guide provides adult leaders with information to help 4-H participants with their gardening projects. The guide contains background information not found in the youth manuals, easy-to-use reference tables, and group activities. This publication replaces BU-7166 (Garden Leader's Guide).

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alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-748
Have you ever wondered about your ancestors? Who they were and where they lived? You have the opportunity to research these questions and find the answers as you participate in the 4-H Genealogy project. Genealogy, the tracing of your family history, can be a fascinating project. This manual will help you start on a...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-985

Geology 1 (Grades 3-5) helps youth learn about rocks, fossils, and minerals. Topics include the kinds of rocks, the rock cycle, and rock collections and identification. Students will keep records of their rock collecting, develop an understanding of earth science, and present results of their work to others. This ma...

alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-985F

This is a package of 25 bookmarks that goes with 4-H Geolog materials.

Format: Bookmark.

Pages: 2.

Language: English.

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alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-986
Geology 2 (Grades 6-8) helps youth learn about rocks, fossils, and minerals. Topics include the properties of rocks and minerals, geologic time, fossils, glaciers, and Indiana geology. Students will keep records of their rock collecting, develop an understanding of earth science, and present results of their work to o...
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-987
Geology 3 builds on experiences youth had in Geology 1 and 2. Youth will continue to go on field trips and to collect and study specimens of rocks, fossils, and minerals. They will begin to specialize in one area as they continue collecting. They also teach others through action demonstrations....
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-CIR5
This handbook has been prepared as an aid in identifying most of the common rocks of Indiana. It does not mention the rarer Indiana rock types. Its purpose is to help the beginning student of rocks take his first steps into the subject with a little more confidence....
alternate text here Product Code: 4-H-988-W
The 4-H Geology project encourages students to collect and identify rocks and to learn how the earth was formed. This manual was created for parents and adult leaders, who can be a big help if they are involved with children's learning in this project. The manual includes answers to puzzles and questions posed in the...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-8352
Whether youth own a dairy goat or are just curious about goats, these activities provide enjoyable, hands-on experiences to introduce them to goats. Selection, feeding, management, fitting, showing and responsible goat ownership are emphasized. (40 pages)...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-8353
Youth with goats explore how to keep their goats healthy, feed them for maximum production, prepare for kidding, develop judging skills, milk goat properly and much more. Exciting activities for teams and individuals are included. (40 pages)...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-8354
Experienced goat project youth will find these advanced activities challenging and fun as they delve into genetics, careers, national industry issues, diseases, biosecurity, body condition scoring, linear appraisal, breeding programs, pedigrees, dystocia, quality assurance and leadership opportunities. (40 pages)...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-8355
Helpers will appreciate this resource as they plan group meetings to get youth involved and excited to learn about goats. Youth will enjoy playing goat-related games, conducting skillathons, giving demonstrations, participating in showmanship contests and experiencing many other fun and educational group activities. Gr...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-7909
Youth plan a program, complete project records, develop a management calendar, complete a meat quality assurance program, participate in a quiz bowl, skillathon and tour, give a presentation and explore goat related careers....
alternate text here Product Code: BU-7910
Meat Goat 2 Growing with Meat Goats features activities designed for youth to actively explore goat diseases, the veterinary profession, selecting stock, identification of poisonous plants, body condition, water quality, goat predators, kidding, goat reproduction and showing meat goats. (40 pages)...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-7911
Discover how to control parasites, practice bio-security, conduct judging clinic, judge goats, give oral reasons, select sires, balance ration, compare forage samples, practice sound ethics, prevent diseases. (40 pages) Grades 9-12....
alternate text here Product Code: 15-255-W
To promote animal welfare while maintaining an environment of education, fairness, and competition, Indiana 4-H has implemented the declared weight system at the Indiana State Fair 4-H Market Lamb and 4-H Meat Goat Wether Shows. This publication provides answers to frequently asked questions that exhibitors might have ...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-8174
Youth practice first aid skills to treat cuts, scrapes, nosebleeds and bee stings. They learn how to respond to someone who is choking or has broken a bone; assemble a first aid kit; and interview members of the medical profession. (40 pages)...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-8175
Youth use a self-assessment tool to identify personal talent areas including smarts, explore hygiene, nutrition and physical activities, and share what they discover with a new appreciation of personal interests and talents. (40 pages)...
alternate text here Product Code: BU-8176
Youth design their own personal fitness plan and track it using their own fitness file. Through interviews and personal experiences youth discover the benefits to being fit as they practice making decisions, managing themselves and speaking with others. (40 pages)...
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This 56-page manual explains the basic concepts of design and discusses how to plan a pleasing and useful home environment. Participants in Level 1 of the 4-H Home Environment project (grades 3-5) will learn how to recognize and use different colors, textures, lines, and shapes to design areas and accessories for their...
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This 102-page resource guide provides a comprehensive approach to interior design. The manual introduces the basic elements of design and provides hands-on activities throughout to help youth learn about making design decisions for floors, windows, walls, furniture, and accessories. A section on environmentally friendl...
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This 68-page manual contains the policies and class guidelines for exhibition of horses and ponies in the Indiana 4-H Program. This book is provided as a guideline for county programs and is the rulebook that governs classes at the Indiana State 4-H Horse Show. This manual is also used as a reference for all divisio...

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This 68-page manual contains the policies and class guidelines for exhibition of horses and ponies in the Indiana 4-H Program. This book is provided as a guideline for county programs and is the rulebook that governs classes at the Indiana State 4-H Horse Show. This manual is also used as a reference for all divisio...

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Indiana 4-H programs and curricula must be accessible to the wide diversity of all children in the state of Indiana, regardless of their backgrounds and characteristics, including physical, mental, or emotional ability or limitations. The purpose of this document is to provide educators, leaders, and parents with some ...
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This color 11x17 poster shows nine different horses of varying body conditions that owners/handlers can use as a comparison for determining the body condition of their horses. Descriptions of each body type are provided along with other indicators of good health in a horse....
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Whether you own a horse, ride at a boarding stable or are enrolled in an equine-studies program, this is the reference guide for you (or your equine-obsessed youth). Accompanying her easy-to-understand text with charts, photos and lists of references, Jeannie Griffiths dispenses practical advice and loads of informatio...
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This form is to be printed and filled out to certify that a 4-H member's horse and/or pony has been vaccinated. Topics: Horse & Pony, Certification....
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Focuses on the basics and familiarizes youth with horses. Activities include horse body shop, designing the perfect horse, human cues and group relay knot. Youth who may or may not have a horse or pony of their own will enjoy the learn-by-doing activities that explore breed identification, horse body parts, selection, ...
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Youth learn horse behavior, detailed anatomy and basic care practices for horses. Activities include pony up to the salad bar, body condition scoring, bad hair day and long in the tooth. (40 pages)...
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Keeping horses healthy and practicing basic care techniques are emphasized in this activity guide. (40 pages)...
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Beginning riding skills and everything youth need to know before they get on a horse for the first time are covered in this book. Some of the activities are round pen workout, bridle in a bucket, saddle up, where do you ride and basic riding. (40 pages)...
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Youth experience the ins and outs of a your horse. Activities include quarter system, showmanship, self-rating sheets, goal selection and winning isn't everything. (40 pages)...
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The Helper's Guide provides supplemental materials that help volunteers facilitate learning situations for youth. Group activities are included to help youth develop essential life skills as they pursue their interest in riding and showing horses....
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Lamas, Book 1, describes the first steps in getting to know and care for lamas, which include the species of llamas, alpacas, vicunas, and guanacos. Youth will learn where lamas originated as well as basic information about lama care, grooming, building trust, training, and much more. This 48-page manual is ap...
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Lamas, Book 2, builds on Lamas, Book 1, and describes continued training and care for lamas. Among other things, you learn about lama registration papers, lama communication, differences between llamas and alpacas, lama...
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Lamas Book 3 - the last in this series - builds on information presented in the first two books. Among other things, you will learn about lama social behavior, showing and judging, fiber types, body condition scoring, conditions that stress lamas, hiking with or driving a lama, guard lamas, careers that include lamas,...
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The Lamas Helper's Guide was created for parents and adult leaders, who can be a big help if they are involved with children's learning in this project. The manual includes answers to puzzles and questions posed in the three student manuals....
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Youth will practice leadership through this action-packed workbook. From...
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Continuing on the leadership journey, youth learn the importance of understanding themselves as a leader. Teamwork is emphasized as the youth walk the teamwork tightrope and search for team talent. Youth are encouraged to keep a...
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This is a record that the 4-H member submits when showing livestock. It has a place to list the animals being shown, and has an agreement to be filled out by the member and parent.On the back it list questions to be answered dealing with feed, health, and breeding. Topics: Livestock...
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This publication provides guidelines that youth who participate in 4-H livestock projects should follow in order to act responsibly toward their animals and be ambassadors for animal agriculture....
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Mini 4-H is for children in the grades K-2. Each of the seven curriculum guides has instructions for from 7 to 11 activities and master copies of handouts for the youngsters. Units are flexible and can be used with one child or with a group of children. Collections explains how to start a colle...

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Mini 4-H is for children in the grades K-2. Each of the seven curriculum guides has instructions for from 7 to 11 activities and master copies of handouts for the youngsters. Units are flexible and can be used with one child or with a group of children. Trees examines the biology of trees.

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Mini 4-H is for children in the grades K-2. Each of the seven curriculum guides has instructions for from 7 to 11 activities and master copies of handouts for the youngsters. Units are flexible and can be used with one child or with a group of children. Forestry looks at the uses of trees and how they ...
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Mini 4-H is for children in the grades K-2. Each of the seven curriculum guides has instructions for from 7 to 11 activities and master copies of handouts for the youngsters. Units are flexible and can be used with one child or with a group of children. Bugs looks at the differences between insects an...
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Mini 4-H is for children in the grades K-2. Each of the seven curriculum guides has instructions for from 7 to 11 activities and master copies of handouts for the youngsters. Units are flexible and can be used with one child or with a group of children. More Bugs looks at how bees and ants work togethe...
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Mini 4-H is for children in the grades K-2. Each of the seven curriculum guides has instructions for from 7 to 11 activities and master copies of handouts for the youngsters. Units are flexible and can be used with one child or with a group of children. Space looks at what an astronaut needs to survive...
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Mini 4-H is for children in the grades K-2. Each of the seven curriculum guides has instructions for from 7 to 11 activities and master copies of handouts for the youngsters. Units are flexible and can be used with one child or with a group of children. Before You Sew uses art activities to introduce s...
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The 4-H Mission to Mars curriculum series is full of exciting, hands-on activities that introduce students to the complex issues involved with living on Mars. All the lessons are based on current research at the NASA Specialized Center of Research and Training in Advanced Life Support (ALS/NSCORT). Students study plant...
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Pet 1 features 14 activities including pet selection, pet body parts identification, pet art, pet communications, handling, housing and daily needs. (40 pages)...
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In Pet 2 youth develop planning and decision making skills as they practice exhibiting, debating, pet sayings, creating a story, observing pet behavior, promoting a product and learning to feed and care for their pets. (40 pages)...
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Activities that explore genetics, pet issues, reproduction, caring for newborns, starting your own business and careers are just some of the challenges in Pet 3. (40 pages)...
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Project helpers will find many fun and engaging group games and activities to further expand the pet project experience in the Pet Helper's Guide. (40 pages)...
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This is a record that is used to show what photography project is being sumitted. The member list what expenses they had, what film and type of camera they used, and what they learned. Topics: Photography...
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Plant Science II gets you acquainted with plants, where they grow, how we use plants for food, and what are the kinds of plants. ...
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This record sheet is used in judging the 4-H Poultry project....
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Summary sheet, pigeon project, novice level, ages 9 - 11. Topics: Poultry, Birds...
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Summary sheet, pigeon project, intermediate level, ages 12-14. Topics: Poultry, Birds...
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Summary sheet for pigeon project, advanced level, ages 15-19. Topics: Poultry, Birds...
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Poultry 1 activities include identifying parts, species and breeds, selection, exploring an egg, cooking eggs, feather features, talking the talk, feeding, handling, washing and showing. Grades 3-5. (40 pages)...
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Youth will test their wings as they make a budget, determine pecking order, read a feed tag, explore retail products, identify bones, grade carcasses, select layers, use the Standard of Perfection, examine an egg and keep poultry healthy in Poultry 2. (40 pages)...
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Developing leadership skills by planning a judging clinic, managing a flock, exploring careers, processing chickens, conducting poultry games and discussing values and ethics are featured in Poultry 3. Grades 9-12. (40 pages)...
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Discover the value and purpose of bantams, and their characteristics, breeds, and varieties. Learn how to get started raising bantams, secure breeding stock, select and mate bantams, incubate and rear their young, feed and house them, protect them from diseases and parasites, and more....
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This 130-page book is a comprehensive guide for youth enrolled in the 4-H Rabbit project. Topics include selecting rabbits, housing and equipment, records, nutrition, health, reproduction, show preparation, and more. Also included are resources for rabbit owners, such as rabbit publications and associations, and a glos...
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Youth will discover how to identify breeds, handle and show rabbits, identify rabbit parts and equipment, recognize a healthy rabbit, read a pedigree and kindle a litter. (40 pages)...
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Youth will recognize body types, judge and show rabbits, tattoo a rabbit, keep records, identify diseases, administer medication, record growth rates and market products. (40 pages)...
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Older youth will develop a breeding program, design a rabbitry, cull based on production, prevent diseases, develop sportsmanship and develop a marketing plan. (40 pages)...
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Youth explore and learn about robot arms. Concepts covered include pnuematics, arm designs, and three-dimensional space. Big ideas include form and function, scientific habits of mind, and engineering design. Youth are challenged to build robots from everyday items. None of the levels require or use computers. Youth wi...
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Youth learn about robots that move with legs, wheels and underwater. Concepts covered include friction, basic electrical power and motors, engineering constraints, gear systems, and buoyancy. Youth are challenged to build robots from everyday items. None of the levels require or use computers. Youth will use their Robo...
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Youth will explore sensors and analog and digital systems. The track introduces simple electronic components; youth will build basic circuits to see how the components work. They will investigate basic elements of programming and instructions for robotic computer control. Youth are challenged to build robots from every...
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(Includes a Facilitator Guide PDF and Youth Notebook PDF) - Youth will use commercial robotics kit to explore the world of robots. The activities developed for this track can be used with a variety of commercial kits, including NXT, and Vex. As participants experience each module, they will develop scientific knowledge...
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Youth will have opportunities to build and test virtual robots. Participants interact in a virtual environment as they learn basic science and robotics concepts without investing in expensive materials or supplies. This track makes use of videos, simulations, animations and other media to convey content in a meaningful...
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There is one Robotics Notebook for the three levels of the Junk Drawer Robotics curriculum. The notebook encourages youth to think and act like scientists and engineers. In their notebook, they will record their ideas, collect data, draw designs, and reflect on their experiences. It also provides specific information f...
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This 78-page resource guide presents the fundamentals of sewing for beginners in a clear, concise manner. Illustrations and color photographs show how to prepare a sewing machine and choose the patterns, fabrics, and threads needed for a project. Additional instructions detail how to work with darts, hems, casings, zip...
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This activity guide is intended for use by youth in grades 3-4 who are participating in the 4-H Sewing project. Skills covered include basic sewing skills (e.g., preparing fabric for projects, staystitching, binding, fitting pants, etc.) needed to construct simple items (e.g., pants, shorts, pillow sham, totebag, apron...
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This activity guide is intended for use by youth in grades 5-6 who are participating in the 4-H Sewing project. Skills covered include hemming options, construction techniques, and sewing for community service.

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This activity guide is intended for use by youth in grades 7-9 who are participating in the 4-H Sewing project. Skills covered include hemming options, construction techniques, and sewing for community service.

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This publication is a series of activity guides to be used with the...
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Sheep 1 introduces youth to a wide variety of fun and challenging activities including identifying parts, selecting a project lamb, preparing for lambing, identifying lamb cuts, feeding and showing a sheep. Grades 3-5....
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In Sheep 2 youth will practice presenting oral reasons, determine yield grades, compare digestive systems, explore a feed tag, learn management practices, deliver a lamb, treat parasites and discuss ethical decision making. Grades 6-8....
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Sheep 3 features activities related to judging, budgeting, Web surfing, reproduction and genetics, surveying consumers, career exploration, marketing products and teaching others. Grades 9-12....
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Group Activity Guide in the Sheep series filled with numerous animal goup activity. ...
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To promote animal welfare while maintaining an environment of education, fairness, and competition, Indiana 4-H has implemented the declared weight system at the Indiana State Fair 4-H Market Lamb and 4-H Meat Goat Wether Shows. This publication provides answers to frequently asked questions that exhibitors might have ...
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This is a package of 10 guides. The guide is intended for use by youth participating in the 4-H Shooting Sports project. This publication focuses on teaching participants in this project the safe operation of firearms and archery equipment.

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This guide was created for parents and adult leaders, who can be a big help to the 4-H member. The manual includes answers to puzzles and questions posed in the three student manuals. It also gives guidelines for exhibits and action demonstrations and includes a list of additional resources....
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Youth focus on basic small engine knowledge, study external engine parts, discover tools of the trade and learn about the concepts behind what makes small engines work. They explore the uses of small engines and safety issues....
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Youth explore the internal parts of engines, learn about engine sizes, compression ratios, seasoning their engines and safety issues. Youth also learn about occupational possibilities and about starting their own business....
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Youth tear down and rebuild an engine, use diagnostic tools, research rules and regulations about using small engine machines and select replacement engines....
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The Helper's Guide includes group activities, helpful hints for each activity in the three youth guides and additional small engine project meeting ideas. (40 pages)...
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"Small Grains Project" is a 36-page manual detailing wheat, oats, rye, barley, and triticale. It is to be used for ages 10 through 18. There are projects, activities, and extensive information about these grains. ...
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The 4-H Soil and Water Science curriculum is for youth who enjoy learning about science and two important natural resources: soil and water. Level 1 introduces basic terms and concepts. Activities focus on understanding important soil and water processes. This publication is also available for sale in

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The 4-H Soil and Water Science curriculum in digital format (PDF) is for youth who enjoy learning about science and two important natural resources: soil and water. Level 1 introduces basic terms and concepts. Activities focus on understanding important soil and water processes. Because the publication contains mult...

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The 4-H Soil and Water Science curriculum in digital format (PDF) is for youth who enjoy learning about science and two important natural resources: soil and water. Level 2 activities help you put the basic concepts into action to understand more advanced soil and water concepts and interactions with the environment...

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The 4-H Soil and Water Science curriculum in digital format (PDF) is for youth who enjoy learning about science and two important natural resources: soil and water Level 3 activities are divided into chapters based on how you might use the information you have learned — as a homeowner, resident of a watershed,...

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Thank you for helping a 4-H member learn about Soil and Water Science as a project facilitator. This Facilitator's Guide answers the questions in the youth guides and suggests ways to facilitate the activities. It also gives additional information about working with youth, for those who wish to learn more.


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Thank you for helping a 4-H member learn about Soil and Water Science as a project facilitator. This Facilitator's Guide answers the questions in the youth guides and suggests ways to facilitate the activities. It also gives additional information about working with youth, for those who wish to learn more. When you ...

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This publication provides extensive information about soybeans and is intended for use by participants in the Indiana 4-H Soybean project. The publication is geared toward youth ages 10-18. 36 pages. Black and white....
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Youth have fun playing a fish, tieing knots, casting to a target, rigging various lines, selecting tackle, identifying where the fish are, using different baits and lures, identifying fish, cooking fish and identifying internal and external fish parts. Grades 3-5. (40 pages)...
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Completing the level 2 achievement program is a goal to be attained. Youth locate fishing information on the web, cast using a spinning rod and fly rod and bait casting reel, practice responsible citizenship, research fishing regulations, decorate a lure, sew a fly wallet, tie an artificial fly and test a water sample....
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Youth develop their leadership skills as well as their fishing skills as they take a friend fishing, demonstrate how to disassemble and reassemble a fishing reel, design and conduct a sportfishing skillathon, make artificial flies, designs and crafts a lure, customize tackle, builds and uses a kick net, responds to eth...
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For the group helper looking for activities that will involve the entire group and even the parents, this guide is an excellent resource. Youth work together to identify fish characteristics, plan the club year, design a fish print t-shirt, powder paint a jig head, make a plastic worm, tie knots, complete a boat safety...
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Youth will enjoy naming breeds, learning sheep body parts, judging market hogs, exploring a digestive system, examining a healthy pig, identifying pork cuts, practicing fitting and showing and many other activities in Swine 1....
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Activities in Swine 2 include managing baby pigs, balancing a ration, exploring swine diseases, preparing pork, discovering swine careers and packing a show box....
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Advanced youth will plan a breeding system, judge breeding gilts, design a swine operation, complete a job application, explore career opportunities and international markets plus many other challenging activities....
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This guide is packed with activities to involve the entire group. Youth will plan a program, complete project records, develop a management calendar, explore the pork quality assurance program and investigate character education....
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This fact sheet provides information about the use of the product Paylean® for 4-H youth swine projects....
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This guide discusses guidelines for a safe tractor driving contest. It also teaches farmers proper driving and safety techniques to decrease the number of farm accidents. ...
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Starting Up (Tractors, Level A) is designed for youth with little or no prior agricultural tractor and equipment experience. Project skills covered in this book include: proper safety procedures, mechanics of the engine, accessory equipment, how to use the operator's manual, maintenance of the agricultural tra...
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Gearing Up for Safety (Tractors, Level B) builds upon what students learned in Level A, Starting Up. This manual is designed for youth with little or no prior agricultural tractor and equipment experience. Much of the manual is devoted to farm and tractor safety, and tractor maintenance. Also covered are ...
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"Moving Out" is designed for youth with some prior agricultural tractor and equipment experience. In this manual, youth will learn about farm safety, tractor maintenance, different types of oil systems, fuel safety, and PTO hooking....
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Learning More (Tractors, Level D) is designed for youth who have some prior agricultural tractor and equipment experience. This manual contains six major areas: safety, maintenance, mechanics, operational systems, and equipment....
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The first guide introduces youth to the normal animal, basic anatomy and systems, elementary principles of disease and careers with animals....
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Youth will examine health and disease topics, normal and abnormal conditions and veterinary careers....
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This guide involves youth in in-depth investigation of normal and abnormal systems, preparation for college and exploration of the diversity of the veterinary profession....
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The Helper's Guide provides supplemental materials that help adult volunteers facilitate learning situations for various ages of youth. Group activities are included to help youth develop essential life skills as they pursue their interest in veterinary medicine. (40 pages)...
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The purpose of this publication is to familiarize you with causes and prevention of animal diseases. ...
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The 4-H Weather and Climate Science curriculum is for youth who enjoy learning about science, especially weather and climate. It is written in three levels with a facilitator's guide for each level. Level 1 introduces basic terms and concepts for youth in grades 3-5. Activities focus on understanding the sign...

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The 4-H Weather and Climate Science curriculum is for youth who enjoy learning about science, especially weather and climate. Level 1 introduces basic terms and concepts for youth in grades 3-5. Activities focus on understanding the signs of weather.

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This is a 24-page Facilitator's Guide (PDF) for Level 1 of the 4-H Weather and Climate Science curriculum. The curriculum is for youth who enjoy learning about science, especially weather and climate. Level 1 introduces basic terms and concepts for youth in grades 3-5. Activities focus on understanding the signs of wea...
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The 4-H Weather and Climate Science curriculum is for youth who enjoy learning about science, especially weather and climate. Level 2 activities introduce youth in grades 6-8 to more complex weather topics, understanding climate, and making and using weather instruments.

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The 4-H Weather and Climate Science curriculum is for youth who enjoy learning about science, especially weather and climate. Level 3 activities are divided into two major sections: weather and climate. Level 3 delves deeper into weather and climate science concepts to prepare youth to be well informed and to...

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This is a 32-page Facilitator's Guide for Level 3 of the 4-H Weather and Climate Science curriculum. This curriculum is for youth who enjoy learning about science, especially weather and climate. Level 3 activities are divided into two major sections: weather and climate. Level 3 delves deeper into weather an...

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This 18-page publication teaches 4-Hers in three divisions how to identify, collect, and preserve for display various weeds found in Indiana. There are directions for making and using a plant press, descriptions of how weeds are classified, how they are spread, how they are harmful, and how they are controlled. There a...
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This handy book includes 54 of the most common problem weed species in the North Central region. Focuses on early weed identification. Covers grass and grasslike weeds and broadleaf weeds. Illustrations, charts and over 150 photos....
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This curriculum is designed for the beginning woodworker. Youth will develop the same skills that wood-workers use , such as measuring, squaring and cutting a board, driving nails, and using clamps and screws. The final woodwork project may be either a picture frame, a letter holder, a box, or an airplane. The life ski...
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This level is designed for youth who have had experience using basic hand tools, such as a hammer, hand saw, or drill. Youth will measure, cut, sand, drill, use advanced hand and power tools, apply paint, and use bolts and staples. Woodworking project choices include building a sawhorse, birdhouse, tool box, or stool. ...
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This middle school aged curriculum is for the youth who are competent with hand tools and have used poser tools. Youth will practice measuring angles, cutting dado and rabbet joints; use a circular saw, a table saw and a radial arm saw; smooth lumber with a hand planer (page 17); and learn to sand and stain wood (page ...
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This curriculum is for the high school wood craftsman who is competent with a table saw, radial arm saw, drill press, and jig saw. Specific woodworking skills include using a router, portable planer and jointer; making a blind mortise and tenon joint; making dovetail joints; and experimenting with adhesives and various...
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This guide provides the helper with a variety of group activities that will help youth broaden their understanding of the basic woodworking concepts. A number of ideas for additional woodworking activities are included. Each chapter in this guide contains ideas to reinforce a life skill. For example, chapter three has ...
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Youth engage in nonverbal, verbal, and written activities that stretch and strengthen personal communication skills. Encrypting codes, writing songs, giving directions, dealing with bullies, and making a statement through art are a few of the exciting activities. (40 pages)...
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Youth practice and gain confidence in communicating in a variety of situations. They gain confidence as strong communicators as they present oral reasons, plan and present speeches, communicate assertively, practice making a good first impression and mentor others. (40 pages)...
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Youth polish their communication skills and develop a public presence by speaking in public, exploring communication careers, writing resumes, interviewing for a job, developing presentations, dealing with anxiety and much more! (40 pages)...
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Helpers support youth as they interact, and strengthen personal communication skills through skillathons, communication games, demonstrations and creating advertisements. (40 pages)...
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Use this scorecard for evaluating and judging home sites in Indiana soils judging events.

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Use this scorecard for evaluating and judging agriculture sites in Indiana soils judging events.

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This card is used by participants in 4-H/FFA livestock judging events....
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This card is used by participants in 4-H/FFA livestock judging events....
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This card is used by participants in 4-H/FFA livestock judging events....
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This card is used by participants in 4-H/FFA livestock judging events....
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This card is used by participants in 4-H/FFA livestock judging events....
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This manual was prepared as an aid in teaching beginners, as well as experienced individuals, to properly evaluate egg-producing hens and to apply USDA standards in grading ready-to-cook poultry and eggs. It is intended for use at the local, state, and national levels in training poultry judging teams....
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Use this site card for setting up a soil evaluating and judging area in Indiana soils judging events.

Format: PDF.

Pages: 1.

Language: English.

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Package of 50 poultry Cards for 4-H FFA judging contests....
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Package of 50 poultry cards for 4-H FFA judging contests....
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This 22-page booklet helps coaches plan, organize, and administer a livestock, dairy, or horse judging contest....
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This publication is the guide used to teach soils and land use in high schools and to conduct soil judging contests.

Format: PDF.

Pages: 152.

Language: English....

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You can print this full-color, 53-page PDF; cut along the horizontal lines; fold each piece in half; and glue the blank sides of the folded paper strips together to create insect flash cards. These flash cards can be an effective tool to help students learn to identify insects and insect facts. The insects included in ...
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If you are interested in buying or showing horses, you should know standards of perfection for breeds and performance events, as well as the terms used to describe those standards. This manual defines judging criteria and terms, and helps explain the judging process....
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This publication is primarily a resource for teachers and coaches preparing high school students for the Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) Career Development Event (CDE). During that event, teams of students write wildlife management plans and submit them for judging. However, the information and concepts expla...
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You are judging a major horse competition. Step into the ring, look over the horses, and mark your card. This Horse Judging @ Purdue DVD captures the experience and transports you there. Use this educational video to practice your judging skills with a variety of breeds and a variety of classes. Classes include: AQHA W...
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This publication will guide coaches and teachers working with participants in the Wildlife Habitat Evaluation Program Career Development Event. It contains information about the competition and provides resources that participants can use to prepare for the contest....
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These flash cards—designed to be downloaded, printed, and prepared by individuals—feature color photographs of food sources for wildlife and provide information about which species eat each type of food. These cards are used by participants in the Wildlife Habitat Evaluation Program Career Development Event...
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These flash cards, designed for use on mobile devices, feature color photographs of food sources for wildlife and provide information about which species eat each type of food. These cards are used by participants in the Wildlife Habitat Evaluation Program Career Development Event (WHEP CDE). This product is also avail...
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This 24-page publication is a record book for the secretary of a 4-H Club to use in recording names of members, attendance, dates of meetings, project enrollment, and minutes of the meetings....
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This guide includes a list of the responsibilties of the office of president and instructions on how to conduct a club meeting....
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This guide includes a list of the responsibilities of the office of vice-president and instructions on planning the local program....
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This guide includes a list of the responsibilities of the office of secretary and instructions on how to write minutes for the club meeting....
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This guide includes a list of the responsibilities of the office of treasurer and instructions on how to report at a club meeting....
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This guide includes a list of the responsibilities of the office of news coordinator and instructions on how to prepare news stories....
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This guide includes a list of the responsibilities of the health and safety coordinator and instructions on how to conduct a health and safety program....
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This guide includes a list of the attributes of a good singing coordinator and a few suggestions to help the coordinator....
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This guide includes a list of the responsibilities of the recreational activities coordinator and types of games that could be used in the club setting....
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This is the Indiana 4-H Club General Record, which should be used for projects that do not have record sheets, to replace lost or damaged record sheets, or as designated by your county 4-H program....
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The 4-H Youth Development program empowers young people to become independent, but that empowerment results from the involvement and effort of many people. Judges, parents, and leaders play key roles as 4-H members create experiences that build self-confidence, develop inquiring minds, encourage interpersonal cooperati...
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This publication is wrapped in packages of 100. It is a record for 4-H members to keep track of their achievements while in 4-H. Topics: Records...
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This card is wrapped in packages of 100. It has a place for the member to put their name, county, and year. It has lines for the 4-H Leader and County Extension Agent to sign their names....
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The Power of the Wind activities involve young people in the engineering design process as they learn about the wind and its uses. Youth Guide....
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The Power of the Wind activities involve young people in the engineering design process as they learn about the wind and its uses. Facilitator's Guide....
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Fifty Trees of Indiana is a CD that will help you identify leaves from more than 50 trees that are indigenous to our state. This CD includes hundreds of color photos, background information about tree families and communities, a pop-up glossary with definitions, and an interactive tool that will help you recognize y...

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Developed by North Carolina A & T University, this award winning activity guide is an excellent resource for school enrichment programs. Inside, outside, makes no difference where you are, this is a curriculum that will grow on you. Down-To-Earth helps you the teacher, the project leader, or the youth educator, to use ...
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Appropriate for a Middle School aged audience - Youth become Special Opportunities Agents as they follow a series of exciting activities that engage them in their community and allow them to reflect on their experiences. Youth identify community needs, plan a service project and execute their idea using the manual. (40...
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Designed for a high school aged audience - This no-nonsense guide engages older youth as young leaders. Voices of real young people engaged in service inspire youth and connect them with others who made an impact. Youth plan and implement their own service project. (40 pages)...
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This exciting guide for leaders offers group service learning activities like community mapping, identifying group roles and journaling. It offers advice for mentors seeking to guide youth through enriching learning experiences. Reflective journaling helps leaders explore their personal leadership style and the value o...
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This four-page guide is meant to be an educational tool useful to those interested in becoming a 4-H volunteer. The guide also provides instructions to document your current behavior as 4-H leaders and design a plan for focused personal growth within the 4-H program....
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This publication includes information for new 4-H leaders. The publication includes the purpose of 4-H, 4-H history, 4-H colors, the motto and the 4-H pledge. It also provides information on joining 4-H....
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This leader guide provides helpful hints for 4-H leaders when planning activities for their 4-H clubs. Information is provided for establishing clear goals, activities and events that would benefit the club members. ...
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This publication is written for 4-H leaders and focuses on making 4-H meetings productive. The publication includes an example timeframe of what should be covered in a typical meeting. It also lists the duties of all the 4-H officers....
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This publication provides information on how 4-H leaders can encourage parents to participate and support their children in 4-H. It suggests holding a special parents' meeting, having a parents' night and also offers several tips on how parents can help....
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In this publication, 4-H leaders will learn about fun-filled activities they can plan for their 4-H club meetings. The publication explains how to choose, prepare and lead games. In addition, it offers several game ideas....
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One of the most important responsibilities of a volunteer 4-H leader is to help youth acquire skills and knowledge to reach their goals. This publication provides different teaching techniques such as discussion groups, demonstrations, field trips, judging and workshops....
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This publication provides principles to follow to have a successful fund-raiser. It also explains why fund-raisers are important to 4-H clubs. Ideas for fund-raisers are included....

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