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Watch the activity overview video

This video shows staff facilitating the activity featured in the skill video.
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Explore Your Habitat Activity Overview

This is a video of a real afterschool program. These videos serve as discussion starters around a particular skill and are not examples of perfect practice.
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As you watch the skill video below, think about these questions:

How does staff use inquiry and provide resources to guide youth in exploration and discovery?

What does staff do and say here that promotes engagement? 

How do youth respond to this activity?  How do you know they are engaged in learning?

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Watch the skill video

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19 Getting in the Water

This is a video of a real afterschool program. These videos serve as discussion starters around a particular skill and are not examples of perfect practice.
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Now that you've watched the video, reflect on what you saw and post your responses.

In what ways do staff model active STEM learning in this video?
Harvey Medina's picture
The staff encourage exploratin and feed off the queastions and comments from the youth to further drive a point or to open the youths eyes to something they might have not even thought of before
How does the staff support the natural curiosities of youth in this video?
Harvey Medina's picture
They supoort this by letting the youth get messy while supoorting exploration while asking open ended questions that have no right or wrong answer and feeding off both of these two things to keep the youth engaged while having fun at the same time