4-H Goes High-Tech with Digital Badges

Youth participating in Rockets to the Rescue!

Youth participating in Rockets to the Rescue!

4-H got an upgrade with the use of digital badges for their National Youth Science Day experiment, Rockets to the Rescue!

4-H National Youth Science Day connected thousands of youth across the country through a mutual experiment. 4-H NYSD began in 2008, and since then over 5 million youth have participated in experiments from robotics to alternative energy.

“It gets kids engaged in a learning experience that affects science, technology, engineering and math,” said Dr. Tony Cook. Cook is an Alabama Cooperative Extension System 4-H specialist.

Read my article about Rockets to the Rescue! and digital badges here.