STEM

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Fun hands-on activities and projects


4‑H STEM programs provide 4‑H youth the opportunity to learn about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Whether is exploring circuits, coding a new app or designing an underwater drone, 4-H STEM helps youth foster their curiosity and sparks innovation.


three students in Tamworth doing a STEM project
4-H STEM experiences for youth and families

4-H offers many project resources and activities for families and youth as well as county-based STEM events.

Whether you are new to 4-H or already a member visit your county 4-H program to learn about STEM events and opportunities near you.


A STEM volunteer helping kids
Volunteers & STEM

4-H offers training, activity and project resources for volunteers to work with youth in STEM.

Volunteers are the heart of 4-H, resources and opportunities abound for volunteers to work with youth on STEM projects and activities.

Volunteer with 4-H there are many opportunities to work with youth in 4-H in STEM and other project areas.

STEM Docents are specialized volunteers who are trained in delivering STEM Activities for 4-H, after school and other community youth programs in the Manchester area.

University of New Hampshire at Manchester - UNH Manchester
STEM Discovery Lab

The STEM Discovery Lab, located at UNH Manchester, engages with local communities to provide youth and adults access to high-quality STEM programs. The 4-H Discovery Club is open to youth in the Manchester urban corridor. Educator workshops are open to adults who are interested in learning about both content and best approaches to teaching STEM. Learn More



4-H STEM Projects

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No experience necessary!
No experience necessary! Learn More
Her work in Cheshire County and at the state level helped countless youth
Her work in Cheshire County and at the state level helped countless youth Learn More
A STEM Docent Volunteer Profile
A STEM Docent Volunteer Profile Learn More

Resources

Seaperch is an innovative underwater robotics program that equips youth and adult teachers and mentors with the resources they need to build a functio... Learn More
Chain reactions are a fun, whimsical set of connected events linked together into a series of reactions, each one triggering the next. Imagine marble... Learn More
Stomp rockets is a fun activity to do with a 4-H club or any group of active youth.  Launching paper rockets is literally a blast!  Paper Rockets can ... Learn More
Use your imagination and a mixture of plants to create a unique combination in a container to add a spot of color to your deck, porch, or anywhere out... Learn More
With some creativity, just a little bit of glue, and some craft supplies, you can make a Playful Pencil Pal! Learn More
Cranky Contraptions

Build a fun kinetic (that is, moving) sculpture using simple materials you can find around the house.

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CoderZ is an online robotics coding platform that helps youth learn coding skills, problem solving, computational thinking and other fundamental compu... Learn More
You may be familiar with our STEaMpunk challenges, but have you tried to do one throughout your ENTIRE HOUSE? Learn More
4-H Fun and Learning at Home

Keep your family happily busy with an array of fun and educational activities exploring the 4-H STEM / Mak... Learn More
Mousetrap cars are fun to build and race. They make a great youth STEM project for 4-H or the classroom. They are a great way to explore science conce... Learn More