On Wednesday, October 5th, youth in Christian County 4-H will join employees from the Taylorville Wal-Mart to become scientists for the day during the fourth annual 4-H National Youth Science Day. This annual event seeks to spark an early youth interest in science and future science careers, as well as to reclaim the nation’s position of leadership in scientific exploration.
Millions of young people around the nation will be participating in Wired for Wind: The 2011 National Science Experiment. Here in Christian County, Wired for Wind participants as well as the staff from Wal-Mart will enhance their engineering skills by designing, building and testing two different wind turbine models. 4-H National Youth Science Day takes place every year during National 4-H week.