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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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Egg Drop Activity Overview Video

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:

What do you notice about the interaction with staff and youth regarding their initial design? 

How does staff encourage them to think about their design? 

At this part, we see that their re-design did not keep the egg from breaking - what is the interaction here that affirms youth? 

What would you do differently to affirm youth during retesting?

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Watch the skill video

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16 Affirming Youth During Retesting

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.

What elements of the engineering design process did you see modeled in this video?
During a design challenge, youth may have to redesign, if things don't go as planned.  How can you support and affirm youth during this process?