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Click2Science: Conexión a Carreras de STEM (Connecting to STEM Careers)

Out-of-school time facilitators will learn about the need for today’s children to become equipped to fill jobs requiring science, technology, engineering, and math skills. Youth leaders will learn strategies and view examples of how to get school-age children excited about STEM careers. Learn how to connect with STEM professionals within the community to enhance programming. This lesson is part of the twenty Click2Science skills designed to help frontline staff facilitate STEM experiences. (K2.15 C3) 2 hours

Lesson objectives

  • Increase awareness of the wide range of options for youth as part of the future STEM workforce.
  • Explain the importance of introducing youth to STEM role models who relate to the real world of the youth, including gender, race, class, and ethnicity.
  • Practice connecting STEM careers to activities OST staff are facilitating in their programs.