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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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Overview 6: What is a Soil Scientist

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 does Andrea do to help introduce STEM role models? 

How does this reinforce a STEM identity in youth? 

How does this encourage all students can be contributors to STEM? 

What does Andrea say that encourages a "real world" application for youth?

What are different strategies to connect STEM careers to activities in your program? How could you use the strategies in the video in your program?

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Watch the skill video

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Skill 5: Bringing in the Experts

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 do you see the adults doing in this video? What are the youth doing?
It can be difficult getting guest speakers due to time, location, etc. What does the frontline staff do to alleviate that problem?
Carolyn Coburn's picture
The staff use videos to teach about the STEM career.
How could you stimulate interest in STEM careers by introducing positive STEM role models?
Carolyn Coburn's picture
I could look for videos about STEM role models and use them in the classroom.
 
How could you change this activity to model better science safety practices?