Using Active Learning Strategies
One of the strategies to help promote active STEM learning with youth is connecting the activity to what youth already know about the concepts being discussed. Watch as Natalie uses this strategy and others, such as Think-Pair-Share, brainstorming, reflection and documentation to guide youth in learning about the moon.
Research suggests: Frontline staff and volunteers provide opportunities for learners to engage in authentic inquiry using a range of resources, without pressure to cover particular content, yet with access to engaging phenomena and staff ready to support them in their own explorations and discoveries. (Learning Science in Informal Education)