Staff and volunteers will arrange their environment to maximize youth engagement and support physical and emotional safety during STEM activities.
As a result of ongoing, consistent professional development efforts, staff and volunteers will be able to:
Participants will design a model learning environment in order to create physically safe and productive STEM learning spaces.View Guide
Participants will compare in-school and out-of-school time learning environments in order to design engaging OST spaces.View Guide
Participants will plan four off-site learning opportunities to learn to prepare and plan safe STEM learning opportunities and environments.View Guide
Participants will critique drawn models of their learning spaces in order to creatively use the physical space in their program.View Guide
Participants will plan a safe and engaging STEM field trip in order to creatively use physical space.View Guide
Participants go on a STEM Learning Environments walk-through to learn to get youth actively engaged in STEM learning.View Guide
Participants will discuss ways to set up a space to be more effective for computer science activities.View Guide
Explore the catalytic action created by the combining of yeast, hydrogen
peroxide and dishwashing liquid by making elephant toothpaste.
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