Step
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Watch the activity overview video

This video shows staff facilitating the activity featured in the skill video.
Step
2

As you watch the skill video below, think about these questions:

How do staff give each person a role in making predictions and documenting results? (1:10 - 1:33)

What do you think staff had to do to prepare youth for documenting the data? (0:44-1:03)

Were youth engaged in the process? How could you tell? (1:36-1:46)

Looking at the chart, do you think this helped youth process the data? Why or Why not? (0:33-0:37)

Step
3

Watch the skill video

Step
4

Now that you've watched the video, reflect on what you saw and post your responses.

Why do you think it is important for youth to learn how to record, process and interpret data?

Professional Development Resources

Supporting Documentation of STEM - Paper Airplane (Training Resource H)

Supplemental resource for creating a scatter plot using a paper airplane activity.
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Supporting Documentation of STEM - Youth Science Journal (Training Resource E)

Example of a Youth Science Journal to download and use with youth during any type of science activity or experience.
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Two Wheels Are Easier Than One

Create a dynamic time with staff to focus on supporting documentation of STEM learning.

1 hour, 30 minutes
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Applying Strategies for Documenting STEM

Help your staff apply strategies for documenting STEM learning.

1 hour, 30 minutes
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Ideas for Collecting Data

Foster the use of a variety of documentation strategies in STEM learning experiences.
15 minutes
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Developing Action Plans

Specific steps developed one-on-one with staff will help them devise their own personal action plan in this Coaching resource

15 minutes
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A Perfect Record

Check out this resource for coaching your staff to improve their ability to help youth record their data

30 minutes
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Developing Your Best Strategies

Staff or volunteers will be able to identify appropriate documentation strategies for STEM learning experiences through a paper airplane activity.
30 minutes
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How Can We Record the Data?

Set aside a few minutes during your next staff meeting to focus on supporting documenting data.

15 minutes
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Developing your Best Strategies

Work with your team to develop and enhance the best strategies for documenting data during STEM activities.

30 minutes
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Using Technology

Supporting your students in using technology to document data starts with training frontline staff and volunteers

30 minutes
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