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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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22 Finding Out About DNA

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:

What science practices do youth use during this activity? 

How do the staff help the youth practice? 

How do the youth respond to the activity? 

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Watch the skill video

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23 Using The Tools of a Scientist

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 does engaging in science practices help youth develop a STEM identity? 
What other ways can you engage youth in authentic STEM practices?