The Alabama 4-H science and technology curriculum grid provides a snapshot of what we teach. Please note, not all programs are available in every county.
Growing Alabama’s Future: Alabama 4-H seeks to empower youth with the skills to lead our communities, our state, our nation, and our world. Alabama 4-H will reflect the population demographics, vulnerable populations, diverse needs, and social conditions of the state.
Delivery Modes: CL=Clubs, IS=In School, E=Enrichment, I=Independent, CP=Camping
4-H Curriculum–Science and Technology
Science and Technology Events: STEM Camp, National Youth Science Day, 4-H Day at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Senior Achievement: At Large, and National 4-H Youth Science Day–Code Your World
|Alabama 4-H Supported Curriculum/Resources||Program Description||Suggested Ages|
|4-H STEM Lab||Hands-on activities designed to instill curiosity, critical thinking, and help members develop the skills needed to be successful in life. They are also fun, easy to do, and feature a messy factor just for you! (CL, IS, E, I)||9–18|
|4Hinnovators (4Hi Goes Fast, 4Hi Feels Great, 4Hi Does Ag, 4Hi Flies High, 4Hi Creates)||Youth have the opportunity to solve real world problems with science, technology, and innovation in areas of Transportation, Medical Technology, Agriculture, Aerospace, and Arts. This is a middle school curriculum and is a great resource for older youth to use to teach younger youth of all ages. (CL, IS, E, I, CP)||11–13|
|Aerospace/Rocketry||Build and launch a rocket, design an airplane or fly your own hot-air balloon. Learn about the science of flight by doing hands-on activities like these and more. Working as a team or individually, they may even discover their future career. (CL, IS, E, I, CP)||9–18|
|Computer Science/Robotics (Code Your World)||Introduces members to the fundamental principles of computer programming by providing a foundation for exploring and creating. Challenges youth to build robots from everyday items. (CL, IS, E, I, CP)||9–18|
|Drone Discovery||Members can learn about drone technology, safe operation, and how drones can be used. (CL, IS, E, I, CP)||9–18|