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Just Blowing through Make a hang glider and conduct an air current experiment flying it Aerospace 3 - Reaching New Heights 6-8 32
Power Rippin! Using a table saw Woodworking 3 - Nailing it Together Chapter 3 6-8 16
High Flying Mission Construct and use an altitude tracker Aerospace 4 - Pilot in Command 9-12 8
Creating with Make-Up Design and put on make-up for a specific character Theater Arts 2 - Soaring into Action 3-5 26
Assisting with difficult births Demonstrate how to deliver a calf Dairy 3 - Leading the way Chapter 3 9-12 24
Picture shows Acting:Act out a picture story Theater Arts 1 - Journey into the Imagination K-2 28
Is she pregnant Demonstrate how to detect pregnancy in cattle Dairy 3 - Leading the way Chapter 3 9-12 22
Bicycle adventure Learning about draft on a bike Health - Fun with friends Chapter 6 Book b 5-6 48
Detecting heat Detect heat in dairy cattle Dairy 3 - Leading the way Chapter 3 9-12 20
Chopping Lumber Using the circular saw to cut dado Woodworking 3 - Nailing it Together Chapter 3 6-8 15
Advance tools Identify and use diagnostic tools Small Engines 3 - Tune it up Chapter 1 9-12 8
Bright lights Build a flashlight Electric 1 - Magic of electricity Chapter 1 3-4 10
Strokeless Cutting Cut pieces of lumber Woodworking 3 - Nailing it Together Chapter 3 6-8 14
Time for tools Identify tools used for the proper maintenance and repair of small engines Small Engines 1 - Crank it up Chapter 1 3-5 10
Plan Magic Transfer pattern to a large grid Woodworking 3 - Nailing it Together Chapter 3 6-8 11
Discovering Pork By-products Name 10 pork by-products Swine 1 - Growing with Swine Chapter 3 3-5 22
Planes Away Using a hand plane Woodworking 3 - Nailing it Together Chapter 3 6-8 17
Stop! Look! Listen! Create environment with mood and sound effects. Theater Arts 2 - Soaring into Action 3-5 12
Attract or repel Determine the north and south poles of magnets Electric 1 - Magic of electricity Chapter 3 3-4 24
Earth attractions Build and test a compass Electric 1 - Magic of electricity Chapter 3 3-4 26
No hoof, no horse Identify and treat a goof-related problem Horses 2 - Galloping ahead Chapter 3 6-8 26
Naming the Breed Match swine breed names with descriptions Swine 1 - Growing with Swine Chapter 1 3-5 6
Joints for Strength Cut lumber in to a dado joint Woodworking 3 - Nailing it Together Chapter 3 6-8 12
Getting An Angle on Things Draw an angle using T-bevel Woodworking 3 - Nailing it Together Chapter 3 6-8 10
Scream for Ice Cream Making ice cream Six Easy Bites Level A Bite 5 3-4 36
To flow or not to flow Use your volt-ohm meter to decide if something is a conductor or insulator Electric 2 - Investigating electricity Chapter 1 5-6 12
Scavenger search Use various search engines such as alta vista, yahoo, dogpile, goggle, and or webcrawler to work on the scavenger search Computers 2 - Adding on hardware and software magic 4
The Soggy Saga of a Sandwich Freezing a sandwich Six Easy Bites Level A Bite 5 3-4 34
Break an egg Design a solution for the egg drop problem Health- Fun with friends Chapter 3 Book b 5-6 28
Master of Disguise Create characters with disguises Theater Arts 3 - Quest for Expression 6-8 12
Frosty Freezer Fruit Freezing Berries Six Easy Bites Level A Bite 5 3-4 35
Spoiler in Action Observing bacterial growth in milk Six Easy Bites Level A Bite 4 3-4 29
Stronger connections Solder connections and compare to one made by twisting two wires together Electric 2 - Investigating electricity Chapter 4 5-6 28
Foaming Juice Understanding that all bacteria aren't harmful Six Easy Bites Level A Bite 4 3-4 30
Grease monkey Learn how lubrication helps reduce friction in an engine Small Engines 1 - Crank it up Chapter 1 3-5 14
Gasping for air Determining how smoking affects your lung capacity Health - Fun with friends Chapter 1 Book b 5-6 6
Strip Ease! Using chemical strippers Woodworking 4 - Finishing Up Chapter 4 9-12 24
Stop those bugs Complete the parasite chart and play a matching game with your family Horses 2 - Galloping ahead Chapter 3 6-8 22
It's a Small World Build a scenic design model Theater Arts 4 - Voyaging Beyond 9-12 22
Wired for power Decipher the symbols on wires and cables Electric 3 - Wired for power Chapter 2 6-8 14
Cross Country Plan the most fuel-efficient flight for a commercial aircraft Aerospace 4 Pilot in Command 9-12 14
Fuzzies on My Bread Understanding how food spoils Six Easy Bites Level A Bite 4 3-4 28
The Incredible, Experimental Egg Storing eggs properly Six Easy Bites Level A Bite 4 3-4 27
War against worms Identify and count worm larvae under a microscope Horses 2 - Galloping ahead Chapter 3 6-8 24
Brouhaha Box Kite Build a flat-style box kite Aerospace 4 - Pilot in Command 9-12 20
For Surprise, Improvise! Play improvisation Theater Arts 3 - Quest for Expression 6-8 6
The amazing journey Locate your home wiring system Electric 3 - Wired for power Chapter 4 6-8 28
Watts what Identify what's on each circuit Electric 3 - Wired for power Chapter 4 6-8 30
Working Safely with Adhesives Working safely with chemicals Woodworking 4 - Finishing Up Chapter 4 9-12 22
Disease detectives Identifying rabbit diseases Rabbits 2 - Making tracks Chapter 3 6-8 24
Complete your journey Put their plan into action; move forward by keeping on track or changing course, and record and evaluate progress Public Adventures Guide's handbook 6-8 37
Dr. Jeckyl and Mr. Hare Determine change in rabbit health by evaluating normal conditions Rabbits 3 - All ears Chapter 2 9-12 20
Paying the bills Determine the expenses of having a horse Horse 1 - Horsing around Chapter 4 3-5 32
Surprise the intruder Make an SCR intruder alarm Electric 4 - Entering electronics Chapter 5 9-12 24
Blinky the LED flasher Build a blinky flasher Electric 4 - Entering electronics Chapter 3 9-12 18
Burglar proof Show how a photocell reacts to light and dark and activates an alarm Electric 4 - Entering electronics Chapter 4 9-12 20
Resolving conflicts Learn some problem solving and conflict resolution skills and examine some of the causes of conflict Celebrating helpers guide unit 3-4 35
Lighten Up Lightening the color of a piece of lumber Woodworking 4 - Finishing Up Chapter 4 9-12 23
Troubleshooting Use your small engine knowledge to determine what is wrong with an engine Small Engines Helpers Guide 24
Spacey Suit Make a space helmet and practice using space-suit-type gloves Aerospace Pre-Flight (Stage 1) K-2 12
Skillathon Plan, conduct and participate in a small engine skillathon Small Engines Helpers Guide 12
Marvelous Microbes Marvelous Microbes Food Science 4-H Member's Manual 6-8 31
Sun's Journey How to track the sun 4-H Energy Links Teach/ Student Activity Guide on Energy Resources 5 50
Using what's there Making firewood starters 4-H Energy Links Teach/ Student Activity Guide on Energy Resources 5 51
Determining Carcass values Figure the correct live animal price and carcass value Beef 2 - Here's the Beef 6-8 30
Time and Distance To understand the relationship between time and distance Disc. Science and Technology Helper's Guide & Member's Manual 5-6 29
Trees To learn how to determine the size and age of trees Disc Plants Member's Manual & Helper's Guide 5-6 9
Layering/Insulation 2 To understand how layering of material can alter body temperature The Science of Fiber Curriculum leader's Guide & Member's Manual 6-8 18
Recovery To understand fiber stretch and recovery The Science of Fiber Curriculum leader's Guide & Member's Manual 6-8 20
Wicking in Fabric To understand wicking in fabrics The Science of Fiber Curriculum leader's Guide & Member's Manual 6-8 23
Inertia test To understand ineria and its relationship to fibers The Science of Fiber Curriculum leader's Guide & Member's Manual 6-8 32
Cleaning To understand the concept of surface The Science of Fiber Curriculum leader's Guide & Member's Manual 6-8 38
Yarn Construction To understand how yarn is made The Science of Fiber Curriculum leader's Guide & Member's Manual 6-8 45
Fiber Stretch To understand fiber stretch and recovery The Science of Fiber Curriculum leader's Guide & Member's Manual 6-8 48
Woven or Knitted To understand fabric construction The Science of Fiber Curriculum leader's Guide & Member's Manual 6-8 50
What Equals What? To learn ho to convert measurements from on e unit to another Now You're Cookin' Helper's & Member's Guide 3-5 14
Standard or Household Measurement To understand the importance of using accurate measuring skills Now You're Cookin' Helper's & Member's Guide 3-5 17
Sun To learn how the sun can be an energy source. To learn some of the benefits and limitations of soar energy 4-H Energy Links Teach/ student Activity Guide on Energy Resources 5 4
Getting in Hot Water To learn how the sun acts in solar heating 4-H Energy Links Teach/ student Activity Guide on Energy Resources 5 6
Put on the Pressure The making of Fossils 4-H Energy Links Teach/ student Activity Guide on Energy Resources 5 12
Sun in hot the morning makes X rays Making fossils 4-H Energy Links Teach/ student Activity Guide on Energy Resources 5 14
Running water Using water to help do work 4-H Energy Links Teach/ student Activity Guide on Energy Resources 5 19
Steamed How a steam turbine works 4-H Energy Links Teach/ student Activity Guide on Energy Resources 5 21
Capture the ocean Using temperature difference to make electricity 4-H Energy Links Teach/ student Activity Guide on Energy Resources 5 23
Wind to what? Using wind to generate electricity 4-H Energy Links Teach/ student Activity Guide on Energy Resources 5 30
Recycling Recycling Food Science 4-H Member's Manual 6-8 68
What's the Wrap? What's the Wrap? Food Science 4-H Member's Manual 6-8 65
Discovering Enzymes Discovering Enzymes Food Science 4-H Member's Manual 6-8 59
Discovering Proteins Discovering Proteins Food Science 4-H Member's Manual 6-8 55
Where's the Fat? Where's the Fat? Food Science 4-H Member's Manual 6-8 53
Searching for Starch Searching for Starch Food Science 4-H Member's Manual 5-8 51
Pigments and pH Pigments and pH Food Science 4-H Member's Manual 6-8 46
Additives Additives Food Science 4-H Member's Manual 6-8 36
Let There Be Light! Light a model set Theater Arts 4 - Voyaging Beyond 9-12 26
Menacing Microbes Menacing Microbes Food Science 4-H Member's Manual 6-8 18
Texture Texture Food Science 4-H Member's Manual 6-8 11
Taste and smell Taste and smell Food Science 4-H Member's Manual 6-8 6
Build a better bug trap To learn ways solve insect problems Metamorphosis Bug Out Entomology Activities for Young Teenagers a Helper's Guide 6-8 3
The burglar alarm Build a burglar alarm 4-H Energy Links Teach/ Student Activity Guide on Energy Resources 6-8 59
Resistors always say no Understand the concept of resistance 4-H Energy Links Teach/ Student Activity Guide on Energy Resources 6-8 58
Steam power How to make electricity for steam 4-H Energy Links Teach/ Student Activity Guide on Energy Resources 5 44
Candle power Understanding the concept of foot candles 4-H Energy Links Teach/ student Activity Guide on Energy Resources 5 38
Sunshine in my windows The use of sun in determining house plans 4-H Energy Links Teach/ Student Activity Guide on Energy Resources 5 49
Electric game Board Create an electric game board 4-H Energy Links Teach/ Student Activity Guide on Energy Resources 6-8 60
Warm and Cold How rocks react to heat 4-H Energy Links Teach/ Student Activity Guide on Energy Resources 5 43
Circuits To understand simple electric circuitry 4-H Energy Links Teach/ Student Activity Guide on Energy Resources 6-8 57
You're Looking Good! To understand the importance of personal hygiene Adventures in Learning A school-Age Care Curriculum K-3 30
Legs Make Music To learn how insects make sounds Adventures in Learning A school-Age Care Curriculum K-3 82
The Cloth Test To determine the characteristics necessary for textile products and why it is important to kin this Adventures in Learning A school-Age Care Curriculum K-3 211
Think Safety First To identify safety risks. To become aware of safety measures and sources of help Adventures in Learning A school-Age Care Curriculum K-3 53
Weathering Changes To learn what weathering means and how it breaks down rocks Adventures in Learning A school-Age Care Curriculum K-3 74
Sock-It-to-Me To develop listening and expressive skills Adventures in Learning A school-Age Care Curriculum K-3 225
Pets Point It Out To develop positive attitudes and empathy Adventures in Learning A school-Age Care Curriculum K-3 229
How We Use plants To learn the many ways we use plants Adventures in Learning A school-Age Care Curriculum K-3 114
The Marketplace To understand that money is a good thing used to by other goods and services to satisfy needs and wants Adventures in Learning A school-Age Care Curriculum K-3 201
Force and Acceleration To learn that force has an amount and direction and that force keeps objects in a circle Adventures in Learning A school-Age Care Curriculum K-3 167
Acetone Test for Acetate Fibers Test samples of fabrics with acetone Expl. Textiles & Sewing Helper's Guide 11
When the wind doesn't blow Using water for propulsion 4-H Energy Links Teach/ student Activity Guide on Energy Resources 5 32
I'll Buy That Learn how to determine what is a wise consumer buying decision Expl. Textiles & Sewing Helper's Guide 32
Conducting a Shrink Test on Fabric Test several fabrics using a shrink test Expl. Textiles & Sewing Helper's Guide 10
Using a Burn Test to Determine Fiber Content Test several fabrics using flame Expl. Textiles & Sewing Helper's Guide 8
Conducting a Crush Test on Fabrics Test several fabrics using a crush test Expl. Textiles & Sewing Helper's Guide 9
Experimenting with Textiles Conduct a variety of experiments on various textiles Expl. Textiles & Sewing Helper's Guide 8
Copters and robbers Match helicopter parts with their functions Aerospace 3 - Reaching New Heights 6-8 30
Mustangs to Zeros Match definitions of remote control parts Aerospace 3 - Reaching New Heights 6-8 28
Be cool with water The differences between sport drinks and water Tasty Tidbits Level B Bite 1 5-6 7
Ripening cheese with mold Demonstrating how mold ripens cheese Tasty Tidbit Level B Bite 4 5-6 30
Motor music Match engine sounds with problems or adjustments from a recording Small Engines 3 - Tune it up Chapter 1 9-12 6
Disease detectors Collect pictures of horses infected with common diseases and describe the symptoms Horses 3 - Blazing Trails Chapter 1 9-12 14
The Whole and All the Parts Identifying cow body parts and their correct structure Dairy 1 - Dig Into Dairy Chapter 1 3-5 10
Scraping Away Using a scraper Woodworking 4 - Finishing Up Chapter 4 9-12 19
Flying Feathers Making a flying wing glider Aerospace 3 - Reaching New Heights 6-8 16
Attitudes, Altitudes and Airspeed Make a Paper flight simulator Aerospace 3 - Reaching New Heights 6-8 12
Sticking Together Comparing adhesives Woodworking 4 - Finishing Up Chapter 4 9-12 20
Rippin' Rockets Prepare and give a speech about a model rocket exhibit Aerospace 3 - Reaching New Heights 6-8 6
Round and Round Make a paper Helicopter Aerospace 2 - Lift-Off 3-5 26
Full of Hot Air Build and fly a miniature hot ar balloon Aerospace Group Activity Guide Flight Crew Group 5-19 32
Angle of Attack! Build and fly a Diamond kite Aerospace 2 - Lift-Off 3-5 22
Which Way is Up? Discovering the effects of disorientation in space Aerospace 2 - Lift-Off 3-5 20
Hit the trail Successfully perform several maneuvers with obstacles Horses 2 - Galloping ahead Chapter 2 6-8 18
Mission Aerospace Skillathon Plan, conduct and participate in an aerospace skillathon Aerospace Group Activity Guide Flight Crew Group 26
Creative problem solving Learning to think creatively Health - Piecing it together Chapter 3 Book d 9-12 26
Riding high Perform and pass the ten horsemanship steps Horses 2 - Blazing Trails Chapter 2 9-12 24
Top Gun Simulate fighter pilot task saturation Aerospace Group Activity Guide Flight Crew Group 14
Say yes,Say No Acting : Learn the meaning of drama Theater Arts 1 - Journey into the Imagination K-2 20
Have horse will travel Prepare a story board for a video tape about traveling safely with horses Horse 2 - Galloping ahead Chapter 4 6-8 32
Judging Breeding Gilts Place a class of breeding gilts using performance data and present reasons on your placings Swine 3 - Entering the Arena Chapter 1 9-12 10
Check it out Understanding the role of a food scientist Tasty Tidbit Level B Bite 6 5-6 43
Your Puppet Show Puppetry:Create a play with puppets. Theater Arts 1 - Journey into the Imagination K-2 32
Green fuzzy stuff Storing fruits Tasty Tidbit Level B Bite 4 5-6 27
Stop that browning Preventing light colored fruits from discoloring Tasty Tidbit Level B Bite 5 5-6 32
Researching the law Discover the laws associated with animal control Rabbit 3 - All ears Chapter 4 9-12 28
Which Way is Best? Determining cooking instructions for vegetables You're the Chef Level C Bite 6 6-8 41
Effect of Nitrates Demonstrating the influence of nitrates Foodworks Level D Bite 4 9-12 30
Planning with Exchanges Individualizing the Exchange System Foodworks Level D Bite 6 9-12 47
Eating Out Comparing costs of eating out Foodworks Level D Bite 2 9-12 18
Sweet Sugary Search Determining the sources of sugar in different foods Six Easy Bites Level A Bite 2 3-4 14
Profit or Loss? Making a financial record Gardening D - Growing Profits Unit 5 act 1a 9-12 34
Scattering seeds Broadcast planting Gardening C - Take your pick unit 2 act 2a 5-6 12
Pushing the limits Research several websites to discover predictions and research about the future of computers Computers 3 - Reaching beyond the advanced user 4
Ad attack Understanding TV commercials for health products Health - Discovering myself Chapter 3 Book a 3-4 26
Map your taste buds Understanding how flavors affect taste buds Tasty Tidbit Level B Bite 6 5-6 44
Slow Them Down! Demonstrating the action of preservatives You're the Chef Level C Bite 4 6-8 27
Stabilize It! Understanding the effects of a natural stabilizer You're the Chef Level C Bite 4 6-8 28
Jiggly Gels Understanding the properties of gelatin gels You're the Chef Level C Bite 6 6-8 43
Marinade Madness Marinating meat Foodworks Level D Bite 4 9-12 29
The Acid Test Measuring acidity in foods You're the Chef Level C Bite 6 6-8 44
Roasting Peanuts Making peanut butter Foodworks Level D Bite 6 9-12 46
Spoilers or Helpers? Understanding the action of yeast You're the Chef Level C Bite 4 6-8 30
Using White Vinegar to Permanently Set Creases Use vinegar to set permanent creases in fabric Expl. Textiles & Sewing Helper's Guide 12
Trash Can Band To learn how to count musical rhythm and create different musical tones (pitch) Disc. Communications & Expressive Arts Member's Manual 5-6 12
Communicable Disease To learn about the different kinds of communicable diseases and how they are spread Disc. Healthy Lifestyles Members Manual 5-6 1
Fabric Softener and Static Electricity Test Test several fabrics using a fabric softener and static electricity test Expl. Textiles & Sewing Helper's Guide 10

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