Tag: innovation grant

Big Things Are Coming For BioBand!

Ohio 4-H Youth Development, part of Ohio State University Extension, is excited to present our very own wearable technology… the BioBand! Wearable technologies are electronic fabrics or electronic accessories that are worn. These technologies are new and exciting. We all know of a few of the wearable technologies in the fitness industry such as Fitbit, […]

BeeWise Summer Camps Full of Fun and Discovery

Three Beewise summer camps were held this summer. The first session was held June 5-9, 2017, with enrollment limited to 10 youth ages 8-13 for each session. The Pueblo City and County Zoo hosts the 4-H STEAM Pueblo Apiary and provides space for our summer camps and family friendly pollinator maker series. Several 4-H youth […]

BeeWise is “Buzzing” Right Along

What happens when you mix citizen science, youth STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) education, beekeeping, the Maker movement, and throw in a little Internet of Things just for fun? You get BeeWise, one of eXtension’s 2017 innovation projects. Since the project announcement, the BeeWise Apiary at the Pueblo Zoo was dedicated by Pueblo […]

Making the Best Better

In 4-H we focus on “making the best better” as it relates to helping youth make improvements in the world we live in.   We have been doing this for over 100 years, so this is not something that is new.   What is new in the past 10 years is a grassroots movement called […]

eXtension News Roundup – March 2017

Visibility. I have talked about it recently and a few people asked me what it means. After all, Extension is the local face of the University and many of us live, work, and volunteer alongside the people we serve. As you read below, some items are about innovation or presenting our work and data clearly. […]