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Engineer It!

Many everyday challenges (like answering, Who took my book?) can be solved by using the scientific method and the eight science and engineering practices that are highlighted at the Engineer It! workshop. Engineer It Challenge is a half-day workshop that engages potential and current 4-H members in engineering experiences. Participants delve into science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) areas and get a taste of what's involved in the Engineering Design Challenge. 4-H volunteers and youth leaders are your hosts and instructors; they'll guide you through a fun-filled session of hands-on challenges that might inspire you to form a 4-H Engineering club!

Engineer It t-shirt design

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2014 Engineer It! workshop schedule

Region(s) Date Time Location Contact information
Central & Northeast June 28 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Isanti County
Location TBA

Amanda Swenson
(763) 689-1810
swen0291@umn.edu

Central July 31 TBD Dakota County Technical College Kirsten Pederson
(651) 480-7702
kapeders@umn.edu
Central Sept. 27 TBD Dakota County
Location TBA
Abby Wagner
(651) 480-7702
torg0016@umn.edu

4-H youth testing bridge strength4-H youth testing their Rube Goldberg machine balls & tracks

 

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4-H Science team co-chairs: Hui-Hui Wang wangx773@umn.edu, Becky Meyer meyer178@umn.edu 1-507-536-6303

 


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