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4-H Youth Development

4-H is the largest youth development organization in North Carolina, educating hundreds of thousands of young people each year. Extension’s 4-H program is growing the next generation of leaders and equipping youth with the skills to succeed.

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Horticultural Science Summer Institute

Love wandering around gardens? Marveling over plants in the nursery? Eating blistered shishito peppers? Join us for an online, curated experience of …

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4-H Daily Spark Is Great Fun!!

North Carolina 4-H wanted to find a way to keep youth engaged with fun learning activities during the COVID-19 …

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Turkey Talking 101

When Benjamin Franklin suggested the wild turkey as our national bird, he obviously noticed its fascinating characteristics and appeal. …

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NC 4-H Virtual Summer Camp

THIS EVENT IS FREE BUT DOES REQUIRE REGISTRATION; SPACE IS LIMITED; Info on how to register will be available …

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The Science House Express

The Science House is offering some great STEM activities at home. Since The Science House was founded in 1991, …

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Corona Virus Got You Teaching at Home?

College of Education Faculty, Instructors Offer Resources to Help Parents Teaching At Home During Coronavirus (COVID-19) School Closures As schools, …

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Snacking and Cooking with Warm-Season Produce from Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

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Snacking and Cooking With Cool-Season Produce From Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

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NC 4-H Curriculum Titles, Grades 9-12

List of current North Carolina curricula titles available through your local 4-H agent for grades …

5/8/20
Bug Out 4-H Leader's Guide

NC 4-H Curriculum Titles, Grades K-5

List of current North Carolina curricula titles available through your local 4-H agent for grades …

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Energy Transformation curriculum title page

NC 4-H Curriculum Titles, Grades 6-8

List of current NC 4-H curricula titles available through your local 4-H agent for grades …

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Excerpt of I Am an Ecosystem Curriculum

Excerpt of the curriculum, I Am An Ecosystem - An Elementary Introduction to Microbes. This curriculum …

5/6/20
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Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, cool-season vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. This is …

Vermicomposting: A School Enrichment Curriculum

This publication offers 6 lessons for a school curriculum on the importance of vermicomposting, setting …

3/12/20