has awarded a $1.4 million grant to 4-H Clubs to support the launch of a new initiative aimed at providing students around the country with opportunities to develop skills through computer programming. According to the company, the grant will enable 4-H to provide computer science education to its members, which number more than 6 million and stretch across the country. Participants will have access to CS First, Google’s curriculum that introduces computer science to young students, and take virtual field trips via Expeditions, the company’s virtual reality teaching tool. The goal is to teach technical skills, confidence and leadership skills needed to pursue careers in fields ranging from agricultural science to fashion design to engineering.