Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center
University of California
Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center

4-H Classroom Outreach

Due to University of California, CDC and local Department of Health recommendations related to COVID-19, all Spring 4-H Classroom Outreach has been cancelled. 

Farm to School Learning
30-40 minute lessons delivered at your school

Lessons Offered:
Pumpkin, Pumpkin-Life cycle of a pumpkin from seed to pie (Fall only)     
Grade: Kindergarten
30 minutes

Plant Parts We Eat-Life cycle of fruits & veggies from seed to plate (Spring)
Grade: Kindergarten
30 minutes

Wiggly Worms, Food Friends-Learn about worms from body parts to their role in creating healthy soil to grow healthy foods. Observe live worm at work in their environment.
Grade: 1
30 minutes

Kitchen Scrap Gardening-NEW
Plants are living organisms. Identify plant parts and function, explore food cycle elements from planting to waste.
Grade: 2
40 minutes

Plant Parts We Eat-what's in your salad? Identify plant parts we eat and the function each plays in the plant growth and development.
Grade: 3
30 minutes

Name That Crop-Explore our local food system, Ventura County Top 10 crops, and careers in agriculture.
Grade: 4
40 minutes

Incredible Journey-Be a drop of water and travel through the water cycle.
Requires outdoor space to conduct lesson.
Grade: 5
40 minutes

Please provide a space (classroom, library, garden, etc.) where speakers can set up and deliver lesson(s).

Suggested lesson times:
30 minute lessons: 9:30 a.m., 10:05 a.m., 10:40 a.m., 11:15 a.m.
40 minute lessons: 9:15 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 10:45 a.m.
May enroll two classes per time slot
Times can be adjusted by contacting Program Coordinator at: awfaris@ucanr.edu


classroom outreach



Wiggly Worms, Food Friends



Classroom Outreach-Kindergarten



Seed display



what plants need to grow




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