Science and Technology
Listed below is information about activities, Curriculums and kit rentals for the science and technology 4-H programs.
- Aerial Photography
- 4-H2O: Water Quality and Conservation Kits
Oklahoma 4-H has been teaching water conservation and water quality for many years. Our longest running curriculum is known as Oklahoma Aqua Times we have a couple of different kits that can be used to teach these topics.
The 4-H2O kit contains all the materials and equipment needed to teach the Aqua Times lessons
The Water Quality kits contain all the materials and equipment needed to go to a stream side and measure the water quality. Plus, we have kick netsseechihi discs, stand magnifiers, and other sampling equipment available.
- Youth Experiences in Science Project
The YES curriculum is a series of activities that are interesting and offer younger students a chance to experiment with science content, such as snails, bubbles, kitchen science, worms, recycling and energy. The program is designed to support teenager 4-H participants who serve as instructional leaders working with instructors to lead younger students through the activities. The YES materials are for younger members a cloverbudsuds. This is an excellent curriculum to be taught by teen leaders.
We have one kit with all the materials and equipment you need to teach these terrific lessons.
- Kitchen Science
Curriculum (Available for Check Out): This curriculum is a thick notebook full of science lessons and activities. A YES notebook can be checked out through the State 4-H Office, contact: 405/744-8885 or email email@example.com or, these materials can be purchased from the University of California- Ag and Natural Resources.
- Hot Air Balloon Kit
Build and Launch a Hot Air Balloon, learn about thermodynamics, wind currents and weather. Not to mention having a exceptionally fun activity your members will talk about for years.
Oklahoma's 4-H Hot Air Balloon Kit includes:
- Power of Wind
The Power of Wind Kits have all the materials and information you need to teach this exciting experiment to a group of up to 20 4-H members. Your students will spend hours designing and resigning their wind generators trying to increase their energy output. The POW kit contains KID Power of Wind kits, these kits are easy to assemble and redesign, all you need to do is make the blades, Voltmeters, and fans if needed. This lesson focuses on the Engineering Design process. The curriculum is available for check out.
- TechXcite Engineering Curriculum and Materials
TechXite provides activities across a wide range of technologies in order to offer opportunities for middle school students to explore aspects of engineering that are most exciting to them. Modules include top biomedtech, wireless communication, and solar energy. Future topics are expected in architecture, digital imgisngpsgis/gps, and transportation. View the curriculum with video explanations from the TechXcite website.
Oklahoma 4-H is in the process of developing the kits listed below for checkout and evaluation:
- Additional Resources
- Experiment Links