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CT FANS In Motion Project


Morris Street School Activities


Teen Mentors from Morris Street School and Shelter Rock School

attended the State 4-H Citizenship Day, April 15, 2015.

Teens coordinated activities that included an active exploration of the day's theme:

Living Out the 4th H: The Science of Healthy Living. Activities included:

• Wii games. Teens measured heart rate of participants before and after playing fitness games. Activities demonstrated that fitness can be fun.

• Gardening. Teens explained the importance of cleanliness and encouraged

 the idea of growing your own food and eating fresh.

• Advertising. Presented a video on healthy living campaign.

Participants created their own healthy living campaigns.

Teens created video of participants creating campaigns.

• BMI. explain obesity and some of the reasons behind it.

Teens measured the amount of sugar in a 20 oz Coke bottle and

read nutrition labels for fat content.

Left to Right. Top Row: Yanis (Nissi) Aracena, Irene Reichl, Ciara Broggy, Angie Tovar, Matthew Rabito. Bottom Row: Siddharth (Sid) Patil and Hasan Culver.



Check out our Facebook page from January 14, 2015

or visit the UConn Extension YouTube Page

to view a short video from our Family Night events.

Students had the opportunity to film and share their fun experiences!