Agrilife Extension Resources

4-H is the nation’s largest youth development program. Through local 4‑H programs, kids and teens learn valuable life skills and participate in project areas like health, science, agriculture and civic engagement. In Texas, the 4-H program is administered by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Prairie View A&M Cooperative Extension Service.

>>> Visit the Texas 4-H website here

Related Departments: Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications, Animal Science, Nutrition, Horticultural Sciences

Boy leading a cow in the Brazos County Youth Livestock Show
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    This course is designed for 4-H and FFA members participating in livestock projects. The primary objectives are to enable students to understand the relationship between good character and safe food practices and to apply knowledge regarding the ethical implications of livestock-raising decisions.

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    This course is designed for 4-H and FFA members participating in livestock projects. The primary objectives are to enable students to understand the relationship between good character and safe food practices and to apply knowledge regarding the ethical implications of livestock-raising decisions.

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    This course is designed for 4-H and FFA members participating in livestock projects. The primary objectives are to enable students to understand the relationship between good character and safe food practices and to apply knowledge regarding the ethical implications of livestock-raising decisions.

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    This Beginner Computer Science course will equip participants in 3rd-10th grade with a basic understanding of operating a computer, basic programming skills, and navigating websites.

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    This 1-hour course exposes learners to information regarding The Texas Watershed Steward (TWS) Program. Students will learn about the importance of water, the role of watersheds in the water cycle, and much more. Students have the option of obtaining school credit for this course.

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    Circle time, or large group time, is when children come together to learn and have fun, solve problems, and be part of a community. This setting helps children begin to look at the world from the perspective of ‘we’ and ‘ours’. Circle time experiences, transitions and strategies for keeping children engaged are introduced.

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    Classroom management refers to skills teachers use daily to supervise and organize time, materials and activities, while keeping children safe. From the rules and routines to the activities, each component needs to be planned and followed through with children to ensure they are learning through play throughout the day.

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    Emphasizing an environment where children construct their knowledge, this course explores the importance of environments, setting up environments, and selecting appropriate materials. Ways to integrate the indoor and outdoor learning environments to infuse the natural world into the learning experience are discussed.

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    Learning centers provide early childhood classrooms the perfect environment for children to actively plan, try, pretend, and make new discoveries. Effective centers help children develop through play, by themselves and with peers. The purpose and process of how to develop, build and manage a center are discussed.

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    This course is designed for independent student learning and administered by VSCP Program Staff. Students enroll and complete 100 lesson modules at their own pace.