The Youth Work Institute has added a new specialty topic to our website: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) will help you find programming resources and activities that draw young people in through interactive, experiential learning. The process of inquiry begins with gathering information and data, applying the human senses; it's a natural fit for incorporating science into your program's curriculum. Register for Inquiry-based Science with Kids-It's a chemical attraction! and find out how to increase and strengthen your science programming with young people, even if you're not a "science person."
Here are some STEM highlights at the MN State Fair this year:
- The 4-H Aquatics Robotics hands-on demonstrations
- "STEM on a Stick" Day on Aug. 25
- 4-H will host a luncheon and visit on Aug. 31 for national SeaPerch partners in the Office of Naval Research, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, and local Navy personnel to celebrate the 4-H Aquatics Robotics project pilot and see the SeaPerch in action at the 4-H Building.