Purdue University PURDUE EXTENSION
Vanderburgh County


We transform lives and livelihoods through research-based education
 
About Us
Calendar
Programs
  Agriculture
   
  Youth
   
  Family
   
  Community
   
Left Menu
Local Links
 
Newsletters & Publications
   
County Location
eXtension
Skip Navigation LinksVanderburgh County CES

Project Resources
Report any broken links or additional resources to Katie at kmaurer@purdue.edu.

 

Purdue Publications - Find a number of free publications on a wide variety of topics.
State Fair Demonstration Contest Pointers - Mary Biever
Fair Checklist - Make sure your project is ready to go to the fair!
Poster Workshop 2013 - How to Make a Champion Poster - by Alyssa Slater

AEROSPACE
Indiana 4-H Aerospace Page
Aerospace Webpage - University of Alabama Extension
The Space Place - NASA
NASA Science
Boone County Aerospace Page - Find lots of resources, including making your own launch set!

AMERICANA

AQUATIC SCIENCE
Indiana 4-H Aquatic Science Page - Click on Record Sheets to find all required forms.

AUTOMOTIVE

BARBECUE
Food Safety Fact Sheets - USDA
Kids A-Cookin' - Kansas State University Extension

BEEKEEPING
Indiana 4-H Beekeeping Page
Beekeeping Webpage - Click here for online manuals and photos of actual exhibits!

BEEF
Indiana 4-H Beef Page
Indiana Board of Animal Health Webpage
Indiana 4-H Youtube Page
Indiana Animal Enrollment Form Podcasts
Livestock E-Quiz

BICYCLE
Indiana 4-H Bicycle Page
Bicycle Webpage
Bicycle Parts Game - Requires Macromedia Flash Player

BOER GOAT
Indiana 4-H Goat Page
Indiana Board of Animal Health Webpage
Indiana 4-H Youtube Page
Indiana Animal Enrollment Form Podcasts

CAKE DECORATING
Indiana 4-H Cake Decorating Page
Hints & Helps; Icing Recipes; Make Your Own Cake Dummies
Beginner (Grades 3-5) Skills Sheet (4-H 710Eb)
Intermediate (Grades 6-8) Skills Sheet (4-H 710Ei)
Advanced (Grades 9-12) Skills Sheet (4-H 710Ea)

CAT
Indiana 4-H Cat Page
2014 Certificate of Completion of Indiana 4-H Requirements for Exhibition of Cats
Indiana Board of Animal Health Webpage
Indiana 4-H Youtube Page

CHILD DEVELOPMENT
Indiana 4-H Child Development Page
A Guide to the Business of Babysitting - University of Illinois Extension 
Interactive Games - Requires Macromedia Flash Player
Internet Resources - 4-H Curriculum

COLLECTIONS
Collections Record Sheet

COMMUNICATION
Tips for Effective Demonstrations
State Fair Demonstration Contest Pointers - Mary Biever

Overcoming Public Speaking Anxiety
Food Demonstration Guide - University of Illinois Extension

COMPUTER
County Exhibit Software Supplement - This supplement includes additional software suggestions for each exhibit area.
Indiana 4-H Computer Page

CONSUMER CLOTHING
Indiana 4-H Consumer Clothing Page
Grades 3-5 Manual
Grades 6-8 Manual
Grades 9-12 Manual
Activities and Resources Page - 4-H Curriculum

CONSUMER EDUCATION
Activities and Resources Page
- 4-H Curriculum

CORN PRODUCTION
Crops Record Sheet

CORN SCIENCE

CRAFTS
Indiana 4-H Crafts Page
4-H Crafts Information Card (4-H-618A-W)

CRAFTS - MODEL OTHER
Indiana 4-H Crafts Page
4-H Crafts Information Card (4-H-618A-W)

CREATING WITH A MIX
Food Safety Fact Sheets - USDA
Kids A-Cookin' - Kansas State University Extension

CREATIVE WRITING

DAIRY
Indiana 4-H Dairy Page
Indiana Board of Animal Health Webpage
Indiana 4-H Youtube Page
Indiana Animal Enrollment Form Podcasts
Livestock E-Quiz

DAIRY GOAT
Indiana 4-H Goat Page
Indiana Board of Animal Health Webpage
Indiana 4-H Youtube Page
Indiana Animal Enrollment Form Podcasts

DOG
Indiana 4-H Dog Page - Click on Publications to find even more resources
2014 Certificate of Completion of Indiana 4-H Requirements for Exhibition of Dogs
Dog Record Sheet
Indiana Board of Animal Health Webpage
Indiana 4-H Youtube Page

DOG SCRAPBOOK
Dog Record Sheet
2014 Certificate of Completion of Indiana 4-H Requirements for Exhibition of Dogs

ELECTRIC
Indiana 4-H Electric Page
Division I Manual Electronic Versions
Division I "What I Have Learned" Form
Circuit Board Template
Division II Manual Electronic Versions
Division II "What I Have Learned" Form
Electric Webpage

ENTOMOLOGY
Indiana 4-H Entomology Page
ID 401A (Grade 3)
ID 401B (Grade 4)
ID 401C (Grade 5)
ID 401D (Grade 6)
ID 401E (Grade 7)
ID 401I (Grade 9-12)
Insect Flashcards (4-H 764F)
Entomology Webpage
Entomology Image Gallery - Iowa State University Extension
Project Butterfly WINGS - Florida Museum of Natural History

FAMILY CAMPING
Tread Lightly

FIRE SAFETY
Home Inspection Sheet
Mrs. O'Leary Activity List

FLORICULTURE
Indiana 4-H Floriculture Page
Level B Plant Record (4-H 967C)
Level D Plant Record (4-H 969C)

FOODS
Indiana 4-H Foods Page
Foods Recipe Card - Used only for the Foods project - MUST be printed on white cardstock.
Project Helpers' Resource - 4-H Curriculum
Food Demonstration Guide - University of Illinois Extension
National Center for Home Food Preservation - University of Georgia Extension
Food Safety Fact Sheets - USDA
Kids A-Cookin' - Kansas State University Extension

FORAGES
Crops Record Sheet
Livestock E-Quiz

FORESTRY
Indiana 4-H Forestry Page
Parts of a Tree Diagram (4-H 641B)
Forestry Page
Exploring the Secret Life of Trees - University of Illinois Extension
Trees are Terrific - University of Illinois Extension
Arbor Day Foundation Webpage
What Tree is It? Online Identification Tool - Ohio Public Library Information Network
Lugar-Purdue Future of Forestry Program and Scholarship

GARDEN
Indiana 4-H Garden Page
Suggested 4-H Garden Exhibits (4-H 970)
Plant Growing Game - Requires Macromedia Flash Player
Kids Gardening

GENEALOGY
Indiana 4-H Genealogy Page - Click on the Forms link to find all the required forms for this project.

GEOLOGY
Indiana 4-H Geology Page
Geology Page
Rock Card (Grade 3)
Helper's Guide
Rock Cycle Game - Requires Macromedia Flash Player

GIFT WRAPPING

GOVERNMENT
Evansville City Government
Vanderburgh County Government
Indiana State Government
United States Supreme Court
United States House of Representatives
United States Senate

HEALTH
Indiana 4-H Health Page
Consumer Health Information - FDA

HOME ENVIRONMENT
Indiana 4-H Home Environment Page  - Click on Publications to find layout drawings and portfolio board samples.

HORSE & PONY
2014 Class Entry Form: Due to the Extension Office by May 15.
Indiana 4-H Horse & Pony Page
Indiana Board of Animal Health Webpage
Indiana 4-H Youtube Page
Livestock E-Quiz
Horse Page

LLAMA
Indiana 4-H Llama Page
Indiana Board of Animal Health
Webpage
Indiana 4-H Youtube Page

LLAMA CRAFT
Indiana 4-H Llama Page

MICROWAVE
Food Safety Fact Sheets - USDA
Kids A-Cookin' - Kansas State University Extension

PERSONALITY
Indiana 4-H Personality Page

PETS
Indiana 4-H Pets Page

PHOTOGRAPHY
Indiana 4-H Photography Page
4-H Filmmaking Studio

PLANT SCIENCE
Indiana 4-H Plant Science Page
Plant Growing Game - Requires Macromedia Flash Player
The Great Plant Escape - University of Illinois Extension

POULTRY
Indiana 4-H Poultry Page
Indiana Board of Animal Health Webpage
Indiana 4-H Youtube Page
Livestock E-Quiz

PYGMY GOAT
Indiana 4-H Pygmy Goat Page
Indiana Board of Animal Health Webpage
Indiana 4-H Youtube Page

RABBIT
Indiana 4-H Rabbit Page
Indiana Board of Animal Health Webpage
Indiana 4-H Youtube Page

RECYCLING

ROBOTICS
4-H Robotics Online

SAFETY
Safety Record Sheet

SCRAPBOOK
Scrapbook Record and Check Sheet
Scrapbook Manual

SEWING
Indiana 4-H Sewing Page
Leaders Guide
Grade 3-4 Skill Sheet (4-H 925C)
Grade 5 Skill Sheet (4-H 926C)
Grade 6 Skill Sheet (4-H 926D)
Grade 7 Skill Sheet (4-H 927C)
Grade 8-12 Skill Sheet (4-H 928C)
Home Sewing Association Webpage

SHEEP
Indiana 4-H Sheep Page
Indiana Board of Animal Health Webpage
Indiana 4-H Youtube Page
Indiana Animal Enrollment Form Podcasts
Livestock E-Quiz

SHOOTING SPORTS
Indiana 4-H Shooting Sports Page
Shooting Sports Page

SMALL ENGINES
Indiana 4-H Small Engines Page

SMALL GRAINS
Indiana 4-H Small Grains Page

SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION
Indiana 4-H Soil & Water Conservation Page
S&W Conservation Page
Natural Resources - University of Illinois Extension
Illinois/Indiana Sea Grant

SOYBEANS

SPORT FISHING
Indiana 4-H Sport Fishing Page
Sport Fishing Page

SPORTS
Sports & Nutrition - University of Illinois Extension

STRAWBERRY
Growing Strawberries (HO-46)
Strawberry Leaf Spots (BP-4-3)
Strawberry Root Diseases (BP-47)
Strawberry Gray Mold (BP-4-5-)
Common Fruit Insects of Indiana (E-89)

SWINE
Indiana 4-H Swine Page
Indiana Board of Animal Health Webpage
Indiana 4-H Youtube Page
Indiana Animal Enrollment Form Podcasts
Youth PQA+ Handbook

TRACTOR
Indiana 4-H Tractor Page
Tractor Webpage

VETERINARY SCIENCE
Indiana 4-H Veterinary Science Page
Indiana Board of Animal Health Webpage
Indiana 4-H Youtube Page
American Veterinary Medical Association

WEATHER
Indiana 4-H Weather Page
Grade 4 Weather Information Sheet (4-H-346a-W)
Grade 5 Data Sheet (4-H 379b-W) - Visit the Indiana 4-H Weather Page and click on record sheets.
Grade 6 Weather Record Sheet (4-H 379c-W)
Leaders Guide
Weather Webpage

WEEDS
Indiana 4-H Weeds Page
Manual (4-H 247)
Level I Record Sheet (4-H 247A)
Level 2 Record Sheet (4-H 247B)
Level 3 Record Sheet (4-H 247C)
Weed Seedling Identification Photos - Iowa State University

WILDLIFE
Indiana 4-H Wildlife Page
Leaders Guide
Animal/Baby Matching Game - Requires Macromedia Flash Player

WOOD SCIENCE
Indiana 4-H Wood Science Page
Level 1 Additional Plans
Level 2 Additional Plans