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UF/IFAS Extension: WEBINAR - 4H Outdoor InvestiGATOR: Session 1 - A Learning Adventure for Young Scientists

Free Event

  • Date: 06/09/2020 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM  


Session 1

Join scientists from UF/IFAS Extension on a FREE (virtual) educational adventure of your backyard. You can investigate the world of insects, learn about animal signs, and go on a BioBlitz!  We will also share tips on different ways to help you stay healthy and active. 

Register early through

Eventbrite registration link:

A Zoom link will be sent out via e-mail two days prior to the first workshop.

At each 4-H workshop we will provide an independent activity you can do at home and then share with us using either video, art, and/or photography.

Attend and participate in all three Sessions per subject workshop (land or water) and YOU can earn the top award of becoming an InvestiGATOR!

4-H InvestiGATORS will receive an SRQ InvestiGATOR kit and the opportunity to win the InvestiGATOR t-shirt!

InvestiGATOR Workshop dates - (registration required for each session)

Session 1 - Land (terrestrial) InvestiGATORS:

  • Tuesday, June 2 - insects

  • Tuesday, June 9 - animal signs

  • Tuesday, June 16 - bioblitz

Session 2 - Water (aquatic) InvestiGATORS: (separate registration required)

  • Tuesday, June 23 - insects

  • Tuesday, June 30 - animal signs

  • Tuesday, July 7 - local waters

All workshops will run: 11:30am - 12:30pm. Workshops are designed and open to all interested budding young scientists ages 8 through 11 years old. Sign-up now!

For questions or further information, please call 941-861-5000, or email

If you require special accommodations to attend one of our events, please contact us in advance at 941-861-9900 or

NOTE: Classes and events may be canceled at any time due to low registration or other circumstances, with full refunds issued for paid events. Similar classes or events often are offered on future dates.

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