Life Skills Model
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The purpose of 4-H record sheet completion is to teach members how to keep records, which is an important life skill. Record keeping is an ongoing process that should not end when the 4-H year ends. 4-H strives to connect the life skills learned or practiced during the planning, creation, and exhibition of 4-H projects.
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In this project, learn about the basic elements of photography and practice those skills as your develop your exhibits. Learn all about your camera, photo composition, elements of a good picture, the differences in indoor and outdoor photography, and so much more.
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The Microwave Cooking Project contains exciting youth activities that focus on using the microwave to prepare everything from simple snacks to complete meals.
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Educational materials applying principles of design to home design and decoration as well as information about care of home furnishings.
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This project introduces youth to the fascinating hobby of "rock hunting." Geology involves studying the earth's crust, its layers, and their history. Youth learn to identify Indiana rocks, minerals, and fossils.
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The "How to" information on documenting ones heritage through ancestral listing. The project can be done as an individual or group with a parent or grandparent. It helps young people know where their ancestors resided, traveled, and developed some family tradition.
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What is in it for me? The gardening project introduces youth to vegetable gardening. You will learn about planning a vegetable garden, planting, fertilizing, different vegetable pests, harvesting, storage techniques and careers.

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