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Let There Be Light Module

Participants will watch the “Let there be Light!” learning module to learn why STEM identities matter.

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Let There Be Light

Youth are given the challenge to build a simple circuit. The facilitator uses purposeful questions to support and direct their learning.

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Applying Strategies for Documenting STEM

Participants will document their learning with three activities: “Sink or Float,” “Paper Airplanes,” and “Amphibian/Fish Comparison”. They will also complete a self-reflection and set goals for their practice.

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Developing Your Best Strategies

Learn new strategies for documenting STEM learning.

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Using the Crosscutting Concepts – Cause and Effect

Learning about cause and effect is a great way to increase interest and engagement in science.

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Using the Crosscutting Concepts – Patterns

Looking for, identifying, and using patterns is a vital concept in science and engineering

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Getting the Most Out of NGSS: Using the Crosscutting Concepts

The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Crosscutting Concepts provide us with a great way to help youth bridge science learning across various contexts.

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What About Challenges?

Participants will reflect on programmatic challenges in order to add more active learning opportunities to their program.

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Making STEM Meaningful

Participants will apply strategies for making STEM meaningful to their upcoming activity plans to learn to get youth actively engaged in STEM learning.

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