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Trying out Career Roles

Watch the activity overview video. This video shows staff facilitating the activity featured in the skill video.

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

  • How does Molly introduce STEM career roles to youth?
  • How do you see youth responding to their roles in this activity?
  • What are the different ways in which Molly continually reinforces STEM career roles throughout the activity?

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

  • What strategies did you see Molly using that reinforced the concept of STEM careers during this activity?
  • What strategies do you use in your work with youth that make connections between their daily activities and future STEM careers?
  • How might you make connections to STEM careers in different ways than what you observed in the video?
  • The Building for the Big One activity assigned career roles to the participants? What activities can you do with youth that allow them to practice these career-based roles?