Education

Seeing Patterns

Learn how to help youth reflect and process experiences with patterns and trends in data to assist them in computational thinking.

Any Student can be Inspired by the Possibilities of Computer Science

Watch a video to learn how youth can be inspired by the possibilities of computer science.

What are Service Learning Projects?

Frontline staff and volunteers will seek out community partners and utilize their strengths in STEM to enhance programs. Connect youth to the community through service learning projects of local interest that promote STEM inquiry.

Building Relationships with STEM-Rich Partners

Frontline staff and volunteers will seek out community partners and utilize their strengths in STEM to enhance programs. They will identify shared goals and develop partnerships with STEM-rich local business/industry.

Why Do We Do Computer Science?

Developing skills in computer science is important for any young person regardless of whether or not this is the career path. All young people will need to be able to use computational thinking to innovate and solve problems.

What Makes Computer Science Unique?

The 4-H experiential learning model helps young people understand that computer science is much more than just what happens on a computer. This approach develops leadership and life skills and prepares young people to be the innovators and problem-solvers of our future.

Teens Lead in 4-H Computer Science

4-H experiences help teens develop a wide variety of interests and skills, including leadership. These teen leaders use their skills to lead computer science experiences and build meaningful relationships and help young people see themselves as computer scientists.

Opportunities for Youth to Direct and Manage Their Own Learning

Youth begin to identify with STEM when they have a voice in the learning process.

Learning Through Group Projects

Watch youth development professionals use control of the materials and space to allow youth to take charge of the learning.