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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 8: Balloon Rockets

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 do the facilitators encourage youth to explain what variables impact the balloon rocket's flight?

How does the facilitator encourage youth to develop their own explanations for what is happening?
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Watch the skill video

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06 Encouraging Youth to Communicate Ideas

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 types of questions did the staff members use to help youth develop explanations?

How would you facilitate this activity differently to allow a more direct comparison of the different variables youth discussed?