Click2Science: Preparing Yourself to Facilitate STEM

Out-of-school (OST) time staff have a unique opportunity to impact the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) skills of school-age children. This module features interactive experiences, resource handouts, and videos to help staff prepare to facilitate STEM experiences to meet the interests and developmental levels of youth and provide STEM learning for youth and staff. This module is part of the twenty Click2Science skills designed to help frontline staff facilitate STEM experiences. (K2.14 C2) 2 hours

Course Objectives:

  • Learn methods for preparing to facilitate STEM learning in after school programs.
  • Understand the fluid nature of science content, processes, and methods related to STEM.
  • Discover the connection between prior knowledge, concept of factual knowledge, and conceptual frameworks and STEM learning.
  • Learn about keys to science learning in informal environments.