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March 24, 2021

ELECTRIC

 

Refer to 4-H Poster Construction Rules on page 24 of this handbook for correct procedure on how to construct your 4-H Poster (if the division requires a poster) including a reference list.

Complete the activities as instructed in the grade appropriate manual and fill out the “4-H Electric Sheet”.

            Completed record sheets are due into the Extension Office on or before June 28, 2021, 4:00 PM.  No records, or late/incomplete record sheets will result in an exhibit being considered for EXHIBITION ONLY—NO PLACING.

Requirements Electric Level 1 (Grade 3)

Project Completion Recommendations:

Exhibit one article of choice displaying proper wiring techniques, made during the current 4-H program year. It must demonstrate a minimum of five (5) or more of the appropriate level of “Skills to be Attained” items as outlined in the “4-H Electric and Electronic Skills & Knowledge Chart”. A completed copy of the “Exhibit Skills & Knowledge Sheet” must accompany the project.

Exhibit Suggestions:

Circuit board – 6” by 6” of Series/Parallel Circuit

Electromagnet

Galvanometer

Poster board (22” by 28”)

Display (appropriately sized for displayed equipment)

Notebook/Report that covers any topic that is in the National 4-H Electric Curriculum Electricity Excitement Book1 or Investigating Electricity Book 2, Purdue Extension website Level 1 activities/project sheets, or from the appropriate level of the Skills & Knowledge Chart.

Requirements Electric Level 2 (Grade 4)

Project Completion Recommendations:

Exhibit one article of choice displaying proper wiring techniques, made during the current 4-H program year. It must demonstrate a minimum of five (5) or more of the appropriate level of “Skills to be Attained” items as outlined in the “4-H Electric and Electronic Skills & Knowledge Chart”. A completed copy of the “Exhibit Skills & Knowledge Sheet” must accompany the project.

Exhibit Suggestions:

Magnetic Powered Shake Flashlight – with display

Circuit board – 6” by 6” of Series/Parallel Circuit (with modifications if exhibited in Level 1)

Electromagnet

Galvanometer

Electric Motor

Poster board (22” by 28”)

Display (appropriately sized for displayed equipment)

Notebook/Report that covers any topic that is in the National 4-H Electric Curriculum Electricity Excitement Book1 or Investigating Electricity Book 2, Purdue Extension website Level 2 activities/project sheets, or from the appropriate level of the Skills & Knowledge Chart.

Requirements Electric Level 3 (Grade 5)

Project Completion Recommendations:

Exhibit one article of choice displaying proper wiring techniques, made during the current 4-H program year. It must demonstrate a minimum of five (5) or more of the appropriate level of “Skills to be Attained” items as outlined in the “4-H Electric and Electronic Skills & Knowledge Chart”. A completed copy of the “Exhibit Skills & Knowledge Sheet” must accompany the project.

Exhibit Suggestions:

WiringProject – (ie. extension cord, trouble light, wire sizes and uses, plug configurations, test equipment, etc.)

Electrical tool and supply kit

Poster board (22” by 28”)

Display (appropriately sized for displayed equipment)

Notebook/Report that covers any topic that is in the National 4-H Electric Curriculum Wired for Power Book 3, Purdue Extension website Level 3 activities/project sheets, or from the appropriate level of the Skills & Knowledge Chart

Requirements Electric Level 4 (Grade 6)

Project Completion Recommendations:

Exhibit one article of choice displaying proper wiring techniques, made during the current 4-H program year. It must demonstrate a minimum of five (5) or more of the appropriate level of “Skills to be Attained” items as outlined in the “4-H Electric and Electronic Skills & Knowledge Chart”. A completed copy of the “Exhibit Skills & Knowledge Sheet” must accompany the project.

Exhibit Suggestions:

Wiring – Wire a lamp. The lamp can be a re-wired lamp or one that is built new.

Electrical tool and supply kit

Poster board (22” by 28”)

Display (appropriately sized for displayed equipment)

Notebook/Report that covers any topic that is in the National 4-H Electric Curriculum Wired for Power Book 3, Purdue Extension website Level 4 activities/project sheets, or from the appropriate level of the Skills & Knowledge Chart.

Requirements Electric Level 5 (Grade 7-12)

Do either an Electric power or Electronics project

Complete the activities as instructed in the manual and fill out the “Advance Electric/Electronics 4-H Club Record Sheet”. Each county may submit one advanced electric and one advance electronic exhibit to the state fair.

Exhibit one article of choice, displaying proper wiring techniques, made during the current 4-H program year that demonstrates a minimum of five (5) or more of the appropriate level of “Skills to be Attained” items as outlined in the “4-H Electric and Electronic Skills & Knowledge Chart”. A completed copy of the “Exhibit Skills & Knowledge Sheet” must accompany the project.

Exhibit Suggestions:

Equipment Wiring – including but not limited to: parts identification, appliance repair, lamps and other lighting, equipment wiring, control system, security system, topic that covers safety, motors/generators, electric heating, heat pumps, AC, water heaters, and other electric equipment.

 

Home Wiring – included by not limited to any circuits found in the wiring of a house or “barn”, service entrance, switching, receptacles, generator transfer circuit, safety, electrical math, and others.

Electronic Equipment – Any project or kit containing transistors or integrated circuits or vacuum tubes such as radio, TV, computer, robot, cell phone, and others.

Poster board (22” by 28”)

Display (appropriately sized for displayed equipment)

Notebook/Report that covers any topic that is in the National 4-H Electric Curriculum Entering Electronics, Purdue Extension website Level 5 activities/project sheets, or from the appropriate level of the Skills & Knowledge Chart.

Video Presentation Create a video showing the work accomplished and skills learned. This video should include the same type of information as required in written notebook listed above. This video is to be no more than ten minutes in length and formatted as MP4 and submitted on a thumb drive. This video can

also be uploaded to a YouTube account with the video being made public and the link submitted for evaluation.

 

 

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