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Watch the activity overview video

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Learning About Produce Activity Overview

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

How does Mr. Allen support youth using their senses to draw conclusions about produce? 

Throughout the activity, how does he support the role of a scientist in observing, predicting, and drawing conclusions?

How would you facilitate this activity to incorporate additional science practices? 

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Watch the skill video

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36 Farm Fresh vs Store Bought

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.

How do you encourage youth to use their senses when they are answering questions or solving problems?  
Why is it beneficial to encourage youth to use their senses as part of the science and engineering design process?