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The National 4-H Council visits Baltimore County

by: Bidemi Oladiran (AmeriCorps VISTA) Members from National 4-H Council visited the Baltimore County 4-H office on April 20th. Nia Imani Fields and Dwayne Murphy took members of council on a site tour of two esteemed 4-H programs and partnerships. … Continue reading

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Bay Stewards

The Old Court Middle School Bay Stewards Program began in 2014 from a partial grant provided by BG&E. The program fosters a partnership between UME and Old Court middle school with a goal to teach students how their environment is … Continue reading

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Old Court Middle School STEM Fair

  Old Court Middle School welcomed AmeriCorps VISTAs Bidemi Oladiran and Ashley Gibson, on behalf of University of Maryland Extension 4-H, to its STEM Expo this April, bringing hands-on, smoking and drug prevention activities to grades 6-8. Before traveling to … Continue reading

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4-H Hunt valley robotics club

By: Bidemi Oladiran (AmeriCorps VISTA)  On February 22nd, 2016 the 4-H Hunt valley robotics club convened. The members who were present reintroduced themselves and then the President Amith proceeded to lead the club in the 4-H pledge. The members played … Continue reading

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Harford Hills Elementary students last STEM activity

By: Bidemi Oladiran (AmeriCorps VISTA) The Harford Hills elementary after-school STEM program concluded on March 15th, 2016. The programs final lesson continued with topics on science and engineering taught by Ms. Nia Fields and I. The fourth and final lesson … Continue reading

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Old Court Middle School Watershed Bay Stewards program

By: Bidemi Oladiran (AmeriCorps VISTA) On February 20, 2016 the Old Court Middle School Bay stewards Watershed Saturday program convened. The students discussed how to properly create a timeline for the various due dates of their final Bay Stewards watershed … Continue reading

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Harford Hills Elementary students engage in Rockets to the Rescue

By: Bidemi Oladiran (AmeriCorps VISTA) The Harford Hills elementary after-school STEM program continued on March 1st, 2016. The third lesson continued with topics on science and engineering taught by the 4-H team. The third lesson encouraged students to design their … Continue reading

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Harford Hills Elementary students build Clip mobile

By: Bidemi Oladiran (AmeriCorps VISTA) The new Harford Hills elementary after-school STEM program spearheaded by Nia Fields and Dwayne Murphy, kicked off on February 2nd, 2016. The programs first lesson focused on science and engineering taught by Ms. Nia Fields, … Continue reading

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Catonsville STEMsharks

By: Bidemi Oladiran (AmeriCorps VISTA) The 4-H Catonsville STEMsharks club reconvened on March 11, 2016 after a three month hiatus.  The club meeting began with bold and exciting plans for the club’s future, part of which included doing two sponsored … Continue reading

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Harford Hills Elementary students build Marshmallow Catapult

By: Bidemi Oladiran (AmeriCorps VISTA) The Harford Hills elementary after-school STEM program continued on February 23rd, 2016 after a two week hiatus due to snow. The second session encouraged students to design their own marshmallow catapult by using craft sticks … Continue reading

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