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STATE FAIR ENTRY: One entry per Division 1, 2, 3, 4, and Advanced.

Project Manuals and Record Sheets to be announced.  All members enrolled in the Electric Project will be notified by the Extension Office once the manuals and record sheets are available.

Exhibit Introduction

See pages 15 and 16 for poster requirements. 

 

EXHIBIT REQUIREMENTS

Level: Division I (Grade 3)       

 

Complete the activities as instructed in the manual and fill out the “4-H Club General Record Sheet” (4-H-528) or as specified by the County Extension Office. All posters, notebooks, displays, and exhibits should include a reference list indicating where information was obtained, giving credit to the original source. This reference list may include website links, people that helped you, books, magazines, etc. It is recommended that this reference list be attached to the back of a poster or display, be the last page of the notebook, or included as part of the display or exhibit visible to the public. A judge is not to discredit an exhibit for how references are presented.

 

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 – No larger than 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.

 

Level: Division II (Grade 4)

 

Complete the activities as instructed in the manual and fill out the “4-H Club General Record Sheet” (4-H-528) or as specified by the County Extension Office. All posters, notebooks, displays, and exhibits should include a reference list indicating where information was obtained, giving credit to the original source. This reference list may include website links, people that helped you, books, magazines, etc. It is recommended that this reference list be attached to the back of a poster or display, be the last page of the notebook, or included as part of the display or exhibit visible to the public. A judge is not to discredit an exhibit for how references are presented.

 

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 – No larger than 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.

 

Level: Division III (Grade 5)

 

Complete the activities as instructed in the manual and fill out the “4-H Club General Record Sheet” (4-H-528) or as specified by the County Extension Office. All posters, notebooks, displays, and exhibits should include a reference list indicating where information was obtained, giving credit to the original source. This reference list may include website links, people that helped you, books, magazines, etc. It is recommended that this reference list be attached to the back of a poster or display, be the last page of the notebook, or included as part of the display or exhibit visible to the public. A judge is not to discredit an exhibit for how references are presented.

 

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 Project – (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.

 

Level: Division IV (Grade 6)

 

Complete the activities as instructed in the manual and fill out the “4-H Club General Record Sheet” (4-H-528) or as specified by the County Extension Office. All posters, notebooks, displays, and exhibits should include a reference list indicating where information was obtained, giving credit to the original source. This reference list may include website links, people that helped you, books, magazines, etc. It is recommended that this reference list be attached to the back of a poster or display, be the last page of the notebook, or included as part of the display or exhibit visible to the public. A judge is not to discredit an exhibit for how references are presented.

 

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.  Refer to Wiring a Lamp Project Sheet on Purdue Extension Website
  • 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.

 

Level: Advanced Divisions 5-10 (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” or as specified by the County Extension Office. All posters, notebooks, displays, and exhibits should include a reference list indicating where information was obtained, giving credit to the original source. This reference list may include website links, people that helped you, books, magazines, etc. It is recommended this reference list be attached to the back of a poster or display, be the last page of the notebook, or included as part of the display or exhibit visible to the public. A judge is not to discredit on exhibit for how references are presented. 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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