• Strategy: Supporting Youth Development Through STEM
  • Skill: Giving Youth Control

Giving Youth Control in Investigations

In this activity, the facilitators make some changes to their activity in order to support youth. See what they do to shift the activity to be more student-centered.

Video-Based Learning Module

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

  • What does the facilitator do to encourage youth to think about what comes next in the investigation?
  • How do the facilitators give youth control in this activity?

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

  • How can you modify tradition, step-by-step activities to give youth control of the scientific practice and their learning?