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Weather and Climate Science

March 6, 2019
Weather & Climate

Weather

General Rules

 

  1. Create an exhibit that shows the public what you learned in the weather and climate project this year. Poster exhibits must be displayed horizontally, sized 22” x 28” foam-core board or poster board mounted on a firm backing, and covered in clear plastic or other transparent material. Notebook exhibits must be displayed in a standard three ring binder. Choose one of the options listed below, appropriate for your grade in school. Use an appropriate exhibit title. Be sure to include a label with your name, grade, 4-H club, and county in the lower right hand corner.
  2. All posters, notebooks, and display boards must include a reference list indicating where information was obtained, giving credit to the original author, to complete the 4-H member’s exhibit. This reference list should/might include web site links, people and professionals interviewed, books, magazines, etc. It is recommended this reference list be attached to the back of a poster or display board, be the last page of a notebook, or included as part of the display visible to the public. A judge is not to discredit an exhibit for the manner in which references are listed.
  3. Complete 3 activities each year in your project manual. 

 

Level 1 (grades 3-5)

Exhibit one of the following:

  1. A poster related to an activity from the level 1 manual
  2. A poster and/or notebook of a weather or climate related science experiment appropriate for grades 3-5

 

Level 2 (grades 6-8)

Exhibit one of the following:

  1. A poster related to an activity from the level 2 manual
  2. A poster and/or notebook of a weather or climate related science experiment

    appropriate for grades 6-8

 

Level 3 (grades 9-12)

Exhibit one of the following:

  1. A poster related to an activity from the level 3 manual
  2. A poster and/or notebook of a weather or climate related science experiment appropriate for grades 9-12
  3. Independent Study – Learn all you can about a weather and/or climate 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 Weather and Climate Science – Independent Study”.
  4. 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 poster, “Advanced Weather and Climate Science – Mentor”.

 

For more information, visit the Weather Project page of the Indiana State 4-H Website.

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