Home / Programs / Stem Robotics / Emerging Technologies
Back to top
e-mail icon
Facebook icon
Twitter icon
Google icon
LinkedIn icon
Pinterest icon
Google icon

Innovation. Creativity. Entrepreneurship.

4-H is taking emerging technologies by storm. We've added new projects which will spark the imagination of builders, makers, and tinkerers of all ages. Check out what's new. Resources are still being developed, so if you don't see what you're looking for, check back to the page later.

3-D Printing & Design

We're creating a whole resource library of ideas to guide your journey into 3D Printing & Design using open and closed sourced technologies. 

  • What are 3D printing and design?
  • What is a 3D printer and How does it work?
  • How to work and design in CAD software
  • What is G-Code and how it is used to control a 3D printer

Check back soon for a link to your online resources. For information on this topic area, please contact Keith Jacobs at kjaco4@illinois.edu

Drones

See the world through the eyes of an unmanned aerial vehicles and systems ( UAV/ UAS)... or better known as DRONES. In addition to these topics, a number of advanced UAV/drone resources (including how to build one) will be listed for those wanting an even deeper look into this new and exciting field.  

  • What is a Drone?
  • How does a Drone work?
  • Aerospace fundamentals and principles
  • FAA Regulations
  • Basics of UAV operation

Check back soon for a link to your online resources. For information on this topic area, please contact Keith Jacobs at kjaco4@illinois.edu