Fair Guide - Pontotoc County 2021 - Page 53

displayed . Second place and sub-sequential exhibits may be displayed based upon space available and judges ’/ committees ’ discretion . 5 . Juniors ( grades 3-7 ) 6 . Seniors ( grades 8-12 )
Digital Media For Group Or Club Project - Submit a video ( maximum of 3 minutes ) designed for social media use on STEM projects . The video must be in . mp4 format and submitted on a flash drive . Video may only contain first names of the participants and participants must have a signed media release form on file in their county Extension office . 7 . Group Media
Additional technology exhibits ( Classes 09-33 ) can be found in the State Fairbook https :// bit . ly / 3ja5Peo
SECTION 305 4-H SCIENCE DISCOVERY See State Fairbook https :// bit . ly / 3ja5Peo
SECTION 306 4-H FABRICS & FASHIONS ( DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION )
• The Skill Mastery sheet http :// 4h . okstate . edu / projects / design-and-construction / curriculum-and-patterns . html is an education tool to guide project work . Click Sample Technique Cards to find instruction for many of the techniques noted in the skill sheets ( ie . facings , zippers , hems , fasteners , etc .)
• Instruction sheets for the projects listed can be found at : https :// 4h . okstate . edu / projects / design-and-construction / projectguide-sheets . html
• Fair exhibits have been carefully selected and directed for members to investigate and learn specific skills / information and to demonstrate mastery of these skills / information .
• The end product / exhibit is being evaluated on the skills “ learned / mastered .” The skill sheet serves as the members personal reflection and communicates to the judge what was learned . Why is this important ? Because in 4-H , the reflection and application of what was learned is more important than the end product / exhibit .
• The skills sheet is to be used as a planning tool . It is important that each 4-H member take responsibility for the life skill of “ learning to learn .” This may require members , leaders and educators to look up terms and learn techniques as part of the education process .
• Resources , instructions and project guides are posted online . Members are encouraged to seek out other valid resources which teach proper technique and knowledge in the areas of design and construction .
• General Skills to be mastered in project / product in ADC , IDC and HTDC :
• Structural Design : Construction technique , size , form , color and texture suited to the materials and product end use .
• Elements of Design : The finished product illustrates the member is learning or “ mastering ” the basic elements of design - line , shape or form , texture , color , and space .
• Principles of Design : The finished product illustrates an awareness and application of the principles of harmony , proportion , balance , rhythm and emphasis adding dimension , interest and / or appeal to the finished product .
• Surface Design : Any lines , shapes , colors , textures , or materials applied to the product or item design that creates an emotional or personal quality , individuality and creative expression without disturbing initial / end purpose . Design is that “ something which makes the item unique to the individual designer .
Apparel Design & Construction - ( ADC ) Level 1 ( Grades 3-4 ) Project must have at least 2 of the skills / techniques for the ADC level 1 project work .

1 . Simple Tops ( shirt , tank top , t-shirt , vest , poncho , costume , or any other similar simple top ) No lined garments . Exhibit must have two or more of the specific skills / technique listed under any of the following Level 1 Mastery Sheet : buttons , casing , hem , seams , seam finishes . 2 . Simple Bottoms ( shorts , capris , pants , skirts , costume or any other similar simple bottom ). Garments are not to be lined , have pockets or a zipper . Exhibit must have two or more of the specific skills / technique listed under any of the following Level 1 Mastery Sheet : hem , seams , seam finishes , waistband . 3 . Non-human Apparel ( doll , pet or livestock garment , any other similar item ) 4 . Simple Sewn Fashion Accessory ( sewn hat , scarf , bag , wallet , purse , mittens , string-pack or textile based jew- 53