Three Clay County 4-Hers participated in the first ever 4-H in Space: Mission Command Team project. Noah, Celine, and Aidan worked with Higher Orbits’ “Go For Launch” program and 45 other 4-Hers from Florida, Arizona, Illinois, ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
The Godbold Center housed both nights of the Clay County 4-H Water Workshop. On the first night, youth came in, picked up clipboards, and were given a quick welcome and introduction to the first activity. Youth carefully went through each ingredient ... READ MORE
Clay County 4-H hosted a Financing Higher Education workshop on October 23rd, 2018. Participants learned about how to write a resume, cover letter, personal statement, and practiced interviews. Michael Rathjen from Vystar Credit Union gave a ... READ MORE
Each year, after reviewing submissions from universities around the US, the National 4-H Council chooses a project for the National Youth Science Day (NYSD). This year, the project was to design a wearable health monitor! County 4-H programs ... READ MORE
What is “STEAM”?
Science, technology, engineering, agriculture (or art!), and math! It is important that youth have opportunities to engage in these fields, as they instill critical thinking, curiosity, global engagement, and the confidence ... READ MORE
Grab the secci disk and let’s head to the creek! On Day 2 of Walk on the Wild Side 4-H Camp, we learned about the 3 categories of water quality: (1) Physical, (2) Biological, and (3) Chemical. We test #1 and #2 while canoeing on the water. ... READ MORE
A review of Ballard (2017)
Growing up in 4-H, I saw myself as a real scientist. I took water quality samples for LakeWatch, informed fellow 4-H youth about deadly amoeba in Florida lakes, and used bug collections to determine water quality. ... READ MORE
What do you think when you hear the term, “Agriculture”? Do you think of conventional food production in rural settings? Or do you think of an Intelligent Autonomous Harvester? What about hydraulic water-driven urban vertical farms in the ... READ MORE