Aerospace: Family Flyers

Activity lesson plan for teaching youth how to design, build and test fly paper airplanes. This is a part of the Aerospace series. (4 pages, 298 KB) Keywords- physical science, teamwork, runway landing, flight test Details Publication Number: ACTas112Category: Mechanical SciencesSub-Category: AerospaceType: Activity PlanAudience: Volunteer Links Aerospace: Family Flyers

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Aerospace: From Nose to Tail

Activity lesson plan for teaching youth how to identify the functions of the basic parts of an airplane. This is a part of the Aerospace series.This lesson is designed for youth grades 3-5. (5 pages, 374 KB) Keywords – science, landing gear, cockpit, fuselage, propeller Details Publication Number: ACTas113Category: Mechanical SciencesSub-Category: AerospaceType: Activity PlanAudience: Volunteer Links Aerospace: […]

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Aerospace: Rippin’ Rockets

Activity lesson plan for teaching youth how to build a drinking straw and balloon rocket. This activity is designed for youth grades 6-8. (2 pages, 54KB)  Keywords – science,  experiment, flight, landing, problem solving Details Publication Number: ACTas114Category: Mechanical SciencesSub-Category: AerospaceType: Activity PlanAudience: Volunteer Links Aerospace: Rippin’ Rockets

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Aerospace: Rockets Away!

Activity lesson plan for teaching youth how to construct and test fly a drinking straw rocket.  This is a part of the Aerospace series. This lesson is designed for youth grades 3-5. (2 pages, 64 KB) Keywords -science, experiment, flight Details Publication Number: ACTas115Category: Mechanical SciencesSub-Category: AerospaceType: Activity PlanAudience: Volunteer Links Aerospace: Rockets Away!

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Aerospace: Round & Round

Activity lesson plan for teaching youth how to make and test fly a paper helicopter. This is a part of the Aerospace series. This lesson is designed for youth grades 3-5. (3 pages, 106 KB) Keywords- science, problem solving, communication, observation, experiment Details Publication Number: ACTas116Category: Mechanical SciencesSub-Category: AerospaceType: Activity PlanAudience: Volunteer Links Aerospace: Round […]

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Conducting a Bicycle Rodeo

Guidelines for planning and implementing a county 4-H bicycle rodeo to test the 4-H member’s bicycle driving skills, knowledge of traffic rules, ability to identify bicycle parts and their functions, and ability to diagnose mechanical and safety problems on a bicycle. (18 pages) Keywords-  maintenance, figure eight balance test, safety check scorecard, identification scorecard Details Publication Number: […]

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Electricity: Bright Lights

Activity lesson plan for teaching youth how to build a flashlight.  Part of the 4-H Electrical Science Series.(2 pages, 50 KB) Keywords – wiring, circuit, simple flashlight worksheet, power supply, light source Details Publication Number: ACTas132Category: Mechanical SciencesSub-Category: ElectricityType: Activity PlanAudience: Volunteer Links Electricity: Bright Lights

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Electricity: Circuit Sense

Activity lesson plan for teaching youth how to identify closed and opened circuits. Part of the 4-H Electrical Science Series. (2 pages, 220 KB) Keywords – open or closed circuit worksheet, power source, light bulb, wire Details Publication Number: ACTas133Category: Mechanical SciencesSub-Category: ElectricityType: Activity PlanAudience: Volunteer Links Electricity: Circuit Sense

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Electricity: Control the Flow

Activity lesson plan for teaching youth how to build and test a paper clip switch.  Part of the 4-H Electrical Science Series.(1 page, 57 KB) Keywords – open and closed switch,  wire,  battery, circuit, path for electricity Details Publication Number: ACTas134Category: Mechanical SciencesSub-Category: ElectricityType: Activity PlanAudience: Volunteer Links Electricity: Control the Flow

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Electricity: Earth Attractions

Activity lesson plan for teaching youth how to build and test a compass. Part of the 4-H Electrical Science Series. (3 pages, 375 KB) Keywords – understanding earth’s magnetic poles,  predicting outcomes, analyzing data, a simple compass worksheet, Details Publication Number: ACTas135Category: Mechanical SciencesSub-Category: ElectricityType: Activity PlanAudience: Volunteer Links Electricity: Earth Attractions

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