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Clover Cookie Factory
With an increased emphasis on STEM literacy among our youth, this program’s goal was to reach youth who might have an interest in food and nutrition with STEM education. Food and Nutrition is one of the most enrolled-in project areas in Iowa 4-H. Baking is a popular exhibit for 4-H members. The Clover Cookie Factory teaches youth the scientific method using experiments with different ingredients and that was met while talking about many types of foods.

The PowerPoint file is a corresponding quiz-style interactive game that accompanies the curriculum.
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Clover Cookie Quiz PowerPoint
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April Garden Journaling -- Gardening to Give
Feed your club, community, country, and your world with monthly, hands-on research-based learning opportunities. Gardening to give features activities on gardening and growing, designed for all ages and experience levels. Working together, we can provide food for our loved ones, and donate to food pantries while engaging in this horticulture learning experience.

This Gardening to Give lesson focuses on creating a gardening journal.

Additional information about the program is available on the Gardening to Give webpage.
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April Ways to Garden -- Gardening To Give
Feed your club, community, country, and your world with monthly, hands-on research-based learning opportunities. Gardening to give features activities on gardening and growing, designed for all ages and experience levels. Working together, we can provide food for our loved ones, and donate to food pantries while engaging in this horticulture learning experience.

Did you know about the different ways you can garden? Or have you thought about some of the things you need to consider when selecting the way you would like to garden? Here we have a variety of choices you can make as you begin to garden.

Additional information about the program is available on the Gardening to Give webpage.
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April Planting Seeds -- Gardening to Give
Feed your club, community, country, and your world with monthly, hands-on research-based learning opportunities. Gardening to give features activities on gardening and growing, designed for all ages and experience levels. Working together, we can provide food for our loved ones, and donate to food pantries while engaging in this horticulture learning experience.

This Gardening to Give lesson focuses on tips for planting your seeds.

Additional information about the program is available on the Gardening to Give webpage.
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April Planning Your Space -- Gardening to Give
Feed your club, community, country, and your world with monthly, hands-on research-based learning opportunities. Gardening to give features activities on gardening and growing, designed for all ages and experience levels. Working together, we can provide food for our loved ones, and donate to food pantries while engaging in this horticulture learning experience.

Planning is key to a successful garden. Take some time to utilize the worksheet in your initial stages of dreaming your summer garden. The worksheet is the beginning of your garden journal. Keeping a journal is a diary of what you planted, learned, and achieved.

Additional information about the program is available on the Gardening to Give webpage.
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March Food Pantries -- Gardening to Give
Feed your club, community, country, and your world with monthly, hands-on research-based learning opportunities. Gardening to give features activities on gardening and growing, designed for all ages and experience levels. Working together, we can provide food for our loved ones, and donate to food pantries while engaging in this horticulture learning experience.

This Gardening to Give lesson focuses on connecting with food pantries in your area.

Additional information about the program is available on the Gardening to Give webpage.
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March Seed Starting -- Gardening to Give
Feed your club, community, country, and your world with monthly, hands-on research-based learning opportunities. Gardening to give features activities on gardening and growing, designed for all ages and experience levels. Working together, we can provide food for our loved ones, and donate to food pantries while engaging in this horticulture learning experience.

This Gardening to Give lesson focuses on starting seeds indoors.

Additional information about the program is available on the Gardening to Give webpage.
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March Planning Worksheet -- Gardening to Give
Feed your club, community, country, and your world with monthly, hands-on research-based learning opportunities. Gardening to give features activities on gardening and growing, designed for all ages and experience levels. Working together, we can provide food for our loved ones, and donate to food pantries while engaging in this horticulture learning experience.

This Gardening to Give lesson provides questions to help you plan your garden.

Additional information about the program is available on the Gardening to Give webpage.
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Active Bingo -- Vibrant Clubs
Introduce youth to the importance of physical activity and lifelong fitness through a short bingo game activity.

Physical fitness is important for overall health. We take care of our pets, our rooms, and our belongings– we also need to take care of our bodies! Not only will exercise keep you fit and strong, but it also puts you in a good mood, improves your overall health, and helps you live longer. We don’t all need to be star athletes to be healthy – just keep our bodies moving for 60 minutes per day!
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Technology Trap -- Vibrant Clubs
Introduce 4-H members to the importance of decreasing the amount of time we spend in front of a screen.

Help your club learn about screen time and the impacts it has on our lives. Play a game to test your knowledge about screen time, and then make your own "technology traps" to hold your tech to the side from time to time.
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National Blood Donor Month -- Vibrant Clubs
January is National Blood Donor Month. In this activity, your club can use an interactive quiz format to learn more about why blood donation is important and learn some interesting facts along the way.
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Scrumptious Stoplight -- On the Go Lesson
Today we are going to talk about food! The right food can fuel our bodies and give it energy to run, play and grow.

These On the Go Lessons can be used to create a "grab and go" style activity with supplies included. Add your local contact information, print, and cut each sheet in half. The left side can be used on the outside of the paper bag or box to identify the activity, and the right side can be placed in the package as an instruction sheet.

Clover Kids lessons are designed for youth in grades K-3.

Youth-serving organizations in Iowa are encouraged to contact their local Iowa State University Extension and Outreach county office to explore partnership opportunities in administering this program.
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Foods for Iowa 4-H Fairs - Quick Reference Guide
Plan ahead for a successful fair experience. Use these guidelines to help select an acceptable product for exhibit, find an approved recipe source, and identify the appropriate preparation method.

This replaces 4H 3023 - Inappropriate Food Exhibits For Iowa 4-H Fairs.
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Alimentos para las ferias de 4-H de Iowa. Guía de referencia rápida
Spanish version of Foods for Iowa 4-H Fairs - Quick Reference Guide.

Plan ahead for a successful fair experience. Use these guidelines to help select an acceptable product for exhibit, find an approved recipe source, and identify the appropriate preparation method.
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Child Development Project Area Guide
This 4-H project is designed to help you explore the world of child development. From discovering how children develop, creating safe places to grow, to learning leadership skills, you are bound to love all the opportunities available with child development projects!
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Consumer Management Project Area Guide
Use the consumer management project to get more bang for your buck! Find out how to use your money to get the things you want and need.
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Food and Nutrition Project Area Guide
This project area will help you discover the science behind food and how it fuels our bodies. Challenge yourself to prepare flavor-filled recipes with a balanced diet while learning how ingredients work together through cooking methods and to prepare foods safely.
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Health Project Area Guide
From treating bug bites to finding safe playgrounds to starting a kids walk to school program, the 4-H health project area helps you explore health and wellness in your personal life as well as your home, club, community, country, and world.
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On Their Own and OK

Curriculum
- This 4-H youth development PDF guide is designed to strengthen skills in youth who may care for themselves and/or siblings during the afterschool hours. This digital publication is focused on youth who are home alone for limited time.

Leading a Program - This PDF guide is designed for program leaders.

Parent's Guide - This PDF guide is designed for parents of participants.

Youth-serving organizations in Iowa are encouraged to contact their local Iowa State University Extension and Outreach county office to explore partnership opportunities in administering this program.
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Program Leader's Guide
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Parent's Guide
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Project Food, Land, and People: Resources for Learning
The Project Food, Land, and People: Resources for Learning is a collection of 55 Pre-K through 12th grade lesson plans for use in either a formal or non-formal education setting.

The curriculum educates students, teachers and citizens about the interrelationships between food, resources and people. It also contains background information for teacher preparation, lessons and hands-on activities reaching across multiple disciplines after having been developed, reviewed and tested by more than a thousand educators.
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Project Food, Land, and People: Eat Well, Be Well | Nutrition Lessons for Pre-K through 12th Grade
The Project Food, Land, and People: Eat Well Be Well consists of nine nutrition lessons. These hands-on lessons about nutrition offer critical-thinking activities, timely background information, measurable objectives, correlations to national core standards, and references that distinguish them in classrooms across America among materials used to teach about food production and consumption and natural resources.

The lessons can be incorporated in formal and non-formal teaching environments for grade levels Pre-K-12.
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Growing in the Garden: Local Foods and Healthy Living Curriculum
Growing in the Garden: Local Foods and Healthy Living is designed for youth gardening programs, community neighborhood gardens, farm to school programs, Ag in the Classroom and Master Gardening projects for grades 4-12. The curriculum is very adaptable to other ages as well.

The seven units address questions such as:
  • Why do people garden?
  • How do you plan, plant, maintain and harvest a garden?
  • How do you store and prepare garden produce?

Youth-serving organizations in Iowa are encouraged to contact their local Iowa State University Extension and Outreach county office to explore partnership opportunities in administering this program. Additional information on this program is available on the Connecting Learning and Living webpage.
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Growing in the Garden: K-3 Curriculum
Growing in the Garden: Elementary Curriculum includes more than forty classroom and after-school program lessons and more than one hundred hands-on activities intended to enhance and increase knowledge of agriculture, natural resources, food and people.

These lessons and activities are designed for children in grades K-3, but can be modified for any age. Each unit of lessons is organized to progress from easier to more advanced.

Youth-serving organizations in Iowa are encouraged to contact their local Iowa State University Extension and Outreach county office to explore partnership opportunities in administering this program. Additional information on this program is available on the Connecting Learning and Living webpage.
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Food and Fitness Craze!
Youth groups will welcome these ideas for snacks, activities, programs, and community service projects. Also includes discussion starters and Internet resources.
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Food and Fitness Craze 2!
Lots of activities for group fitness and a healthy community. Plus healthy snack ideas.
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Where We Live -- Grades 4-6 Curriculums for Educators and Students
Where We Live series: History of the Land, Weaving the Food Web, and Living with the Land connects the past to the present as learners in grades 4th through College learn about the history of Iowa’s valuable natural resources through hands-on activities about rocks, prairies, grains, trees and animals.

The curriculum teaches children, youth and adults about food and land production through plants, animals, harvest, processing, distribution, and marketing to the consumer. Learning the value the land and methods used to grow food and protect our natural resources through soil conservation, water quality, pest management and animal care issues.

Youth-serving organizations in Iowa are encouraged to contact their local Iowa State University Extension and Outreach county office to explore partnership opportunities in administering this program. Additional information on this program is available on the Connecting Learning and Living webpage.
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