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

What kinds of STEM professionals does Perrin use for this age group?

How does Perrin encourage youth to use their previous knowledge of STEM careers?

How does Perrin keep all students engaged in this presentation format?


Watch the skill video


What do STEM Professionals Do?: Making Connections to STEM Careers

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.

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

How could you help youth learn more about STEM careers before sharing their thinking with the whole group?
Colette Samimi's picture
Do online research about different STEM careers.
What additional STEM careers could you highlight with this activity?