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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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Creating a Speaker 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 does Alex encourage youth to use the scientific vocabulary he introduced in their conversations?

What questions does Alex ask to prompt youth to explain how speakers and their components work?

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Watch the skill video

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Constructing Explanations

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.

Some youth struggle with constructing explanations. How can you help them construct accurate explanations?
What are additional questions Alex could ask to encourage youth to explain what is happening during the activity?
Youth parroting back science vocabulary is not the same as using it to construct an explanation. How can you encourage youth to use science vocabulary in their explanations?