Dagen connects the skills youth use with the career role they selected furing the challenge.
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Dagen discusses the many careers that connect to the Incredible Wearables Challenge to expose youth to potential careers.
Alex encourages youth to explain how their speakers work using scientific vocabulary.
Watch as Jimmy keeps youth focused on the challenge and what they are learning with a focus question.
Lemon uses questions to help youth learn from failure during an engineering design challenge.
Alex effectively resolves a conflict between youth working on a team during a STEM activity.
Lynn presents a problem she's observed and asks students to model their thinking.
In this activity, the facilitators make some changes to their activity in order to support youth. See what they do to shift the activity to be more student-centered.
A great way to give youth a voice in the learning is to have them create a project based on their interests in STEM. Watch and listen as Kevin guides youth, from a week-long summer STEM program, as they create a capstone project based on their study of Australian animals.
Developing a rubric together with youth is one strategy for effectively assessing youth outcomes when working on a STEM activity.