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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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17 Creating a Simple Circuit

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 the engineer use the engineering design process with youth?

What problem solving skills are modeled here? 

What does the engineer say and do here to connect the youth to the real-world career of an engineer? 

If you were frontline staff in this video, what would you do differently to help youth see themselves as an engineer?

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Watch the skill video

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Solving a Challenge Like a Real Engineer! - MCC

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.

Brainstorm possible engineers in your community you could invite to participate at your program.  What would you do and say to help the engineer align real-world application of what they do in their career to an activity in your program?
How do the youth respond to the interactions with the engineer?