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Soil and Water Science

December 18, 2018

SOIL AND WATER SCIENCE
State Fair Entries: One per Level (3)

GREEN RECORD BOOK COMPLETION REQUIREMENT:
• Complete a Shelby County Record Sheet.

EXHIBIT GUIDELINES:
• See Poster and Notebook Guidelines on Page 62 of the Shelby County Handbook. Create an exhibit that shows the public what you learned in the soil and water science project this year.
• Choose one of the topics listed below, appropriate for your grade in school. Use an appropriate exhibit title.

Level 1 (Grades 3-5)
Manual:
• A poster related to an activity from the Level 1 manual.
• A poster and/or notebook of a soil or water related science experiment appropriate for grades 3-5.

Level 2 (Grades 6-8)
Manual:
• A poster related to an activity from the Level 2 manual.
• A poster and/or notebook of a soil or water related science experiment appropriate for grades 6-8.

Level 3 (Grades 9-12)
Manual:
• A poster related to an activity from the Level 3 manual.
• A poster and/or notebook of a soil or water related science experiment appropriate for grades 9- 12.

Independent Study (Grades 9-12)
• Advanced topic - Learn all you can about a soil/water topic, program, facility, project, etc. and present it on a poster or in a notebook. Include a short manuscript, pictures graphs, and list the works cited to describe what you did and what you learned. Title your poster or notebook, “Advanced Soil and Water Science - Independent Study”.
• Mentoring - Exhibit a poster or notebook that shows how you mentored a younger 4-H member. Include your planning, the time you spent, the challenges and advantages of mentoring, and how the experience might be useful in your life. Photographs and other documentation are encouraged. Title your postser "Advanced Soil and Water Conservation - Mentor”.

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