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Watch the activity overview video

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29 Designing a Roller Coaster

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 Stephanie use questions to help youth reflect on what they already know about roller coasters? 

How do Stephanie's questions at the end of the activity help youth process what was happening with their designs? 

What are other ways to help youth reflect and process STEM learning? 

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Watch the skill video

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30 What Do I Know About Roller Coasters

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.

What are other ways that you could help youth reflect on what they already know about roller coasters?
Juan Pazmino's picture
It connects the students individual experiences to the scientific process. It provides alearning enviroment that is equitable.
How is the reflecting and processing an important part of helping youth make the connection to STEM concepts?
Juan Pazmino's picture
Immediate reflection encourages students to continue to learn and promote a growth mid set.