Using Questions for Many Purposes
Watch an experienced frontline staff member, Katie, use purposeful questions to encourage youth to think deeply about their STEM learning experience.
How does Katie help the girls explain their thinking about how the materials will affect the success of their filter? (Listen at 0:33)
How does Katie encourage the girls to explain their observations about the materials they chose and their predictions about how each material will affect their filter? (Watch at 0:50, 1:00)
How does Katie encourage the girls to share and discuss? How do the girls react? (Watch at 1:10)
What would you do differently if you were facilitating this activity? What would you do the same?