I Can't Get It To Work!
Watch as Aaron, a master carpenter and volunteer, supports youth finding out the answers themselves. Notice how Aaron asks questions and guides youth, rather than telling them the answer.
Research suggests: Frontline staff and volunteers provide youth with control and autonomy while continuously monitoring, supporting, and engaging (Learning Science in Informal Environments). Youth benefit from opportunities to direct and manage their own learning. Adults help youth set realistic goals, encourage an inquiry approach and provide time and an appropriate environment for learning (4-H Science Smart).