Step
1

Watch the activity overview video

This video shows staff facilitating the activity featured in the skill video.
Step
2

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

In what ways does Laura use the tools to spark interest in the activity? (Watch at 0:33-0:58)

What strategies do you see Laura use to spark and sustain interest in the activity? (Listen at 1:20)

How do the youth respond to the activity? What do they do that shows you they are engaged in the activity? (Watch at 1:08 - 1:18)

How would you facilitate the activity differently? What would you do the same?

Step
3

Watch the skill video

Step
4

Now that you've watched the video, reflect on what you saw and post your responses.

How does engaging youth in using the tools of a scientist spark interest in STEM?
What are strategies you use in your program to sustain interest in STEM?