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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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Crazy Contraptions 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 Jean get youth talking about cause and effect? 

What does Jean do to allow youth to share their interpretations and work with each other? 

How does Jean support the re-design process? 

What do you see Jean say and do to get youth to communicate findings and think critically about their work? 

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Watch the skill video

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24 Helping Youth Explain

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.

By the end of the video, what do you notice about youth's understanding of cause and effect?
What strategies do you use with youth to help them construct scientific explanations?