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4-H Youth Learn and Lead on Water Quality and the Environment
Environment, Schools

The third annual 4-H National Youth Science Day will bring together hundreds of thousands of young people across the nation to simultaneously conduct the 2010 National Science Experiment, 4-H?O.

Washington, DC students from Hearst Elementary School, Sidwell Friends School and homeschools will come together to participate in an event to celebrate 4-H National Youth Science Day and conduct this year’s National Science Experiment.  For this public/private partnership event, more than 200 students will learn about the importance of water quality and its impact on the environment as they complete a three-tiered experiment to discover how to reduce their own carbon footprint.

WHEN: October 6, 2010
10:30 a.m. until Noon

WHERE: Hearst Elementary School
3950 37th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20008

CONTACT:   To RSVP, please contact:
Kristin Walter, National 4-H Council

(301) 961-2973 or kwalter@fourhcouncil.edu

ABOUT:  4-H is working to improve the nation’s ability to compete in key scientific fields by sparking an early youth interest in science education and careers.  4-H National Youth Science Day is the premiere national rallying event for 4-H Science programming.  4-H National Youth Science Day brings together millions of youth, volunteers and educators from the nation’s 109 land-grant colleges and universities to simultaneously complete the National Science Experiment.

Currently, more than five million youth across the nation take part in 4-H science, engineering, technology and applied math year-long programming. Through the One Million New Scientists, One Million New Ideas campaign, 4-H has undertaken a bold goal to engage one million new young people in science, engineering and technology programs by the year 2013.

Environment, Schools