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Wildlife

March 18, 2021

 

 WILDLIFE

 

State Fair Entries:  ONE EXHIBIT PER LEVEL

 

Completed record sheets/manuals 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.  A minimum of three (3) activities must be completed in the Wildlife project manual per year.

 

Exhibit Introduction

Createanexhibitthatshowsthepublicwhatyoulearnedinthewildlifeprojectthisyear.Posterexhibitsmustbedisplayedhorizontally,sized22"x28"foam-coreboardorposterboardmounted onafirmbacking,andcoveredinclearplasticorothertransparentmaterial.Refer to "Poster Construction Rules" on page 24 of this Handbook for correct procedures on how to construct your 4-H poster.  Notebookexhibitsmustbe displayedinastandardthreeringbinder.Chooseoneoftheoptionslistedbelow,appropriateforyour gradeinschool.Useanappropriateexhibittitle.Besuretoincludealabelwithyourname,grade,4-H club,andcountyinthelowerrighthandcorner.

Allposters,notebooks,anddisplayboardsmustincludeareferencelistindicatingwhereinformationwas obtained,givingcredittotheoriginalauthor,tocompletethe4-Hmember’s exhibit.Thisreference listshould/mightincludewebsitelinks,peopleandprofessionalsinterviewed,books,magazines,etc.Itisrecommendedthisreferencelistbeattachedtothebackofaposterordisplayboard,bethelastpageofanotebook,orincludedaspartofthedisplay visibletothepublic.Ajudgeisnottodiscreditanexhibitfor themannerinwhichreferencesarelisted. 

LEVEL 1:

Exhibit

Aposterrelatedtoanactivityfromthelevel1manual

Aposterand/ornotebookofawildliferelatedscienceexperimentappropriateforgrades3-5

LEVEL2:

Exhibit

Aposterrelatedtoanactivityfromthelevel2manual

Aposterand/ornotebookofawildliferelatedscienceexperimentappropriateforgrades6-8

LEVEL3:

Exhibit

Aposterrelatedtoanactivityfromthelevel3manual

Aposterand/ornotebookofawildliferelatedscienceexperimentappropriateforgrades9-12

 

IndependentStudy-Learnallyoucanaboutawildlifetopic,program,facility,project,etc.andpresentitonaposterorinanotebook. Take care to follow all state and federal guidelines when working with wildlife, with particular care when raising game birds, migratory birds, and endangered species. See the Indiana 4-H Wildlife project website, www.ydae.purdue.edu/natural_resources/4-H,NR,Projects/Projects/wildlife/, for more information. Includeashortmanuscript,pictures,graphs,and listtheworkscitedtodescribewhatyoudidandwhatyoulearned.Titleyourposterornotebook,"AdvancedWildlife-IndependentStudy"

Mentoring-Exhibitaposterornotebookthatshowshowyoumentoredayounger4-Hmember.Includeyourplanning,thetimeyouspent,thechallengesandadvantagesofmentoring,andhow theexperiencemightbeusefulinyourlife.Photographsandotherdocumentationareencouraged.Titleyourposter,"AdvancedWildlife-Mentor”.

 

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