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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 do staff encourage youth to explore the local habitat? 

How do staff keep youth engaged in the exploration? 

What could you do to maximize the learning in an outdoor space? 

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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