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Out of School Time: Creating STEM-Rich Environments

March 20 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm


Instructor: Constance Tomaneng

Nevada Registry Approved: 1.0 Hour

CKA: Environment & Curriculum

After-school care professionals play and important role in developing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) learning opportunities, increasing a youth’s natural interests, promoting learner-centered science, and integrating science. This interactive session uses a carousel of group-directed mini-centers that feature ways to create STEM-rich environments into their existing program.

Training Objectives:

1 .To appreciate and understand the importance of creating STEM-rich environments in afterschool settings.

2 . Understanding how to incorporate the six strands from the National Research Council’s Learning Science in Informal Environments: People, Places, and Pursuits in the creation of science-rich Environment

3 . Six mini-centers (Strands of Informal Science Learning Brainstorming Activities – Science Jeopardy® board game; Wonder Walls; Family Science Backpacks; Theme-Based Curriculum; Measuring Tool Kits

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