4-H Wood Science Division 

 

674.........Level 1, made from a kit- example small bird house, non-hopper bird feeder 

675.........Level 1, NOT from a kit- example napkin holder, letter holder, simple picture frame 

676.........Level 2, made from a kit- example pine wood car, large bird house 

677.........Level 2, NOT from a kit- example puzzle, foot stool, cutting board 

678.........Level 3, NOT from a kit- example corner shelf, garden bench, planting box, tool box. This exhibit is to be made up of two parts: 1. the item                  and 2. a folder containing photographic documentation of the steps taken in order to complete this exhibit. 

679.........Level 4, NO kits- Furniture quality finish- example coffee table, end table. This exhibit is to be made up of two parts: 1. the item and 2. a                      folder containing photographic documentation of the steps taken in order to complete this exhibit. 

680.........Level 4, NO kits- example porch swing, chaise lounge, picnic table, lawn chair. This exhibit is to be made up of two parts: 1. the item and

                2. a folder containing photographic documentation of the steps taken in order to complete this exhibit. 

 

ECOLOGY, NATURAL RESOURCES, HONEY 

687A......First year project (Up to three 9” x 13” official cardboard boxes, or up to two 18” x 24” wooden boxes, with minimum of 25 insects, maximum 50                             insects, from at least four orders. Identification beyond order not necessary. All specimens must have date and locality label.) 

687B.......First year project (minimum of 25 insect photographs, maximum 50 photographs, from at least four orders. Identification beyond order                    not necessary. All photographs must have notation field.) 

Specifications for insect photography exhibits: 

  • Images will be submitted on a USB memory device with no other data except for the images and folders. Should be identified externally              with a tag. Example folder name: Doe-Fayette-6026-687a-24531 

  • Each image will be .jpg format, 1920X1080 pixels. 

  • Each image will have a filename that matches the following: “lastname-county-#.jpg,” where “#” indicates the number of the image inside            the folder. Example filename: Doe-Fayette-1.jpg 

  • Each image will include a 400X225 pixel, white notation box with important information about the photo. This notation field may be                      placed anywhere inside the image. See county rules packet for details. 

688A........Second year project (Up to three 9” x 13” official cardboard boxes, or up to two 18” x 24” wooden boxes, with minimum of eight orders                        and not less than 50 insects, nor more than 100 insects.) Half of the insects should be identified with a common name. 

688B........Second year photo project (40-50 photographs total, representing 2 kinds of insect eggs, 8 nymphs, 8 larvae, 2 pupae, and a minimum of

      20, maximum of 30, images showing insect adaptations and/or behaviors.)

Specifications for exhibits are the same as for 687A except:

  • Each image will include a 400X300 pixel (or larger) white notation box with important information about the photo. May be placed anywhere inside the image. Recommended fonts are Ariel, 18pt, black, non-bold, or larger. The notation field will include the following information, with one space between each line: 

  • [4-Her’s Name, County, Lot Number, Class Number] 

  • [Date of original photograph]/[Location of original photograph. Location may be in the form of a street/city/zip code address or GPS coordinates.] 

  • [Brand and type of camera or camera phone] 

  • [Settings, including type of lens, relevant camera settings, and “flash” or “no flash”] 

  • [Insect Order – Common Name (if applicable)] 

  • [Brief description of life stage, behavior, or adaptation] 

  • Second year entomology photography exhibits are judged on the following categories: Diversity, Identification, Description of life stage, behavior, or adaptation, Labels, Quality of Photographs. Check with county 4-H Agent for point distribution on score sheet. 

  • Identification to order (or class for non-insect arthropods) is necessary for any eggs, nymphs, larvae, pupae, and adult insects in the project; common name identification is necessary for at least one-half of adult insects in the project. 

  • No images from the first-year insect photography project may be reused for this project. 

689A........Third year project (Three 9” x 13” official cardboard boxes, or two 18” x 24” wooden boxes, with a minimum of 10 orders and 100 insects,

       a maximum of 150 insects.) 

689B........Third year project (50-100 photographs total, with images showing insects and other arthropods that impact humans).

Specifications for exhibits are the same as for 687A except:

  • Each image will include a 400X300 pixel (or larger) white notation box with important information about the photo. This notation field may be placed anywhere inside the image. Recommended fonts are Ariel, 18pt, black, non-bold, or larger. The notation field will include the following information, with one space between each line:

  • [4-Her’s Name, County, Lot Number, Class Number]

  • [Date of original photograph]/[Location of original photograph. Location may be in the form of a street/city/zip code address or GPS coordinates.]

  • [Brand and type of camera or camera phone]

  • [Settings, including type of lens, relevant camera settings, and “flash” or “no flash”]

  • [Insect Order – Common Name (if applicable)]

  • [Brief description of impact that the depicted arthropod has on humans]

  • Third year entomology photography exhibits are judged on the following categories: Diversity, Inclusion of life stages, Identification, Description of impact, Labels, Quality of Photographs. Check with county 4-H Agent for point distribution on score sheet.

  • Identification to order (or class for non-insect arthropods) is necessary for any eggs, nymphs, larvae, pupae, and adult insects in the project; common name identification is necessary for all adult arthropods in the project.

  • No images from previous insect photography projects may be reused for this project.

690.........Fourth year project (Three 9” x 13” official cardboard boxes, or two 18” x 24” wooden boxes, with minimum of 12 orders and 150 insects,

                no maximum)  An addition cardboard or wooden box with an example of insect damage, the stage of the insect causing the damage and

                any other stage of the insect that helps identify the problem.  Include information in the display that tells how the insect is controlled.  Life

                cycle of two insects may be displayed.

691 ........Fifth year project (may be repeated for successive years of eligibility but must be a different exhibit.  No exhibit that has been judged in

                any previous State Fair may be entered.)  Any type of display that pertains to experiences beyond those of previous projects.  Special

                collections of native and/or exotic butterflies, beetles to some other insect order; a study in depth of one insect or small group of insects:

                a display of insect camouflage: a display of plastic embedded insects: a collection of insect larvae and nymphs are examples.  Charts,

                photographs, models or any other visual aids may be used.  4-H'ers are encouraged to write a short (1 or 2 paragraphs) statement

                developing the theme of their fifth-year display.

HONEY 

692.....Two one-pound glass Queenline or Classic jars of white extracted honey

693.....Two one-pound glass Queenline or Classic jars of light amber extracted honey

694.....Two one-pound glass Queenline or Classic jars of amber extracted honey

695.....Two one-pound glass Queenline or Classic jars of dark amber extracted honey

696.....Two wide mouth pints or Classic jars of chunk honey, any color.

697.....Any frame of capped honey suitable for comb honey (Light)

698.....Any frame of capped honey suitable for comb honey (Amber)

699.....Any frame of capped honey suitable for extraction (Light)

700.....Any frame of capped honey suitable for extraction (Amber)

701.....Best display of one-frame observation hive of honeybees consisting of worker bees, a properly marked queen, and brood.