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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 tracy_lecompte@ncsu.edu