School Enrichment Program
4-H has lots to offer our local educators to bring hands-on materials and experiences into the classroom.
Check this out! Cabarrus 4-H has partnered with the Science Club at Cabarrus Tech Early College to train teens as teachers. These Cobra Teaching Assistants are able to come into your elementary classrooms and teach a 30-45 min activity.
Curriculum kits can be checked out from the 4-H Office. Specific kits may have workshops required for check out. Others are first come-first serve.
Curriculum Kits Available:
Junk Drawer Robotics – Forces and motion, hydraulics
Magic of Electricity – electricity, circuits, magnetism
Aerospace – Flight and Rockets
Bug Out – Introduction to Insects
Magnificent Mammals – Furs, scat, tracks and skulls
“Tree”mendous Fun – forestry & tree ID
Project Butterfly Wings – Community Scientist project with Butterfly ID
Entomology – Bug ID & collection guides
Discovery Abilities – Promoting inclusion
Soil Solutions – soil science and growing healthy plants
Geology Rocks – rocks, minerals and fossils
River’s Edge – conservation education through literacy
Life Cycles – compare lifecycles of multiple species
Microbiology – 5th grade and 8th grade
Vermicomposting – worm composting, soil health
The Power of Wind – alternative energies, forces & motion
Shoot for the Stars – Astronomy, solar eclipse
Energy Transformation – energy flow, alternative energies
The Science of Snow – phases of matter, weather
Embryology – Incubation of local chickens *Workshop Required – offered in spring
Grab & Go
These kits are available on a first come first serve basis. Some kits have limited supplies. Check them out on our Grab & Go page. Most of these activities are designed for a 30-60 minute session. We are always adding new ones, so check back often!
Fun STEAM Activities
These kits are available on a first come first serve basis. They range from 60 min sessions to week long activities. Can be structure for most grade levels.
One for the Gripper: Making a hydraulic gripping “hand”
Eco-Bots: Design a path for vibrating toothbrush bots to “sweep”
Rockets to the Rescue: Design a payload rocket to “save an endangered island”
Solar Oven & Solar Car: Build items powered by the sun
Rainwater Harvester: Design and Build a device to capture and filter rainwater
Robotic Arm: Design a functioning hydraulic arm
All kits are reserved through 4-H Agent, Tracy LeCompte. Please email with specific requests to firstname.lastname@example.org