Asking Purposeful Questions
  • Strategy: Developing STEM Practices & Mindset
  • Skill: Asking Purposeful Questions
  • Time: Length: 20 minutes
  • Guide Type: Meeting (small group)

Show Me the Filter

Participants will observe questioning in the Let there be Light! Video-Based Learning Module and the water filter activity to learn to ask purposeful questions.


Develop new strategies for asking purposeful questions.


Introduction – 5 minutes

See the Skill in Action—10 minutes

  • Let there be Light! video-based learning module

Reflection – 5 minutes

Download Guide

Staff Development Guides are available as PDF files. Guides include everything needed to conduct the professional development including handouts and links to the video-based learning module and hands-on learning activities.

Download Guide

Related Resources

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.

View Guide