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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.

Grid Key

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/ResourcesProgram DescriptionSuggested Ages
4-H STEM LabHands-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/RocketryBuild 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 DiscoveryMembers can learn about drone technology, safe operation, and how drones can be used. (CL, IS, E, I, CP)9–18

Click here to view additional national 4-H curriculum resources. 

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