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Presentation by Kevin Beals, Science Curriculum Developer, Lawrence Hall of Science for GBARISP Power of Discovery Workshop #4.

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    1. 1. Welcome! Introducing AfterSchool KidzScienceTM
    2. 2. Bubbles Activity
    3. 3. AfterSchool KidzScience kits…• are designed specifically for out-of-school settings• are for children in grades 3 – 5• have 4, ~45 minute sessions in each kit. The 4 sessions stand alone but build on each other.• include nearly all the materials you need to serve up to 20 kids• have one science learning goal per kit• are aligned to the National Science Education Standards (with state standards to come)• are inquiry-based• foster cooperation and teamwork
    4. 4. Video Clips • How-to Videos • What to expect in that kit’s sessions • How to explain the main science learning goal • How to prepare, use, or clean up the materials in selected activities • Leader Tips Videos • Valuable strategies for guiding and managing children in after school science activities • Help leaders with all of the AfterSchool KidzScience kits and are also helpful when leading other hands-on activities
    5. 5. Selected Video ClipBubbles How-to video clip.Go to:http://www.lawrencehallofscience.org/kidsite/collections-2/afterschool-kidzscience/Scroll down to “Videos and Reviews.”Select “How-to Videos”Select “Bubbles.”Select full size screen and hit “Play.”
    6. 6. 1 Handbook
    7. 7. 16 Question Cards
    8. 8. Selected Video ClipHow People Learn Leader Tips video clip.Go to:http://www.lawrencehallofscience.org/kidsite/collections-2/afterschool-kidzscience/Scroll down to “Videos and Reviews.”Select “Leaders Tip Videos”Select “How People Learn.”Select full size screen and hit “Play.”
    9. 9. How are AfterSchool KidzScience kits developed? • Based on research-based design principles:• Hands-on activities • Communicate science concepts in child-friendly language• Child-centered meaning making • Materials communicate science• Flexible child-driven activities directly to children• Low demand on afterschool • Short stand-alone sessions instructors • Sessions are self-contained• Limited specific learning goals • Multi-session kits
    10. 10. Connections to the Learning Cycle InvitationReflection ExplorationApplication Concept Invention
    11. 11. 4 Session Guides Engage Each session begins with a quick introduction and a question of the day designed to engage the children and get them thinking. Explore During this part of the session, the children explore and experiment. Make Sense Each session ends with an opportunity for the children to reflect and make sense of what they’ve experienced and discovered.
    12. 12. Leader Tips Videos• Asking Questions • Managing Spaces• Encouraging Curiosity • Managing Materials• Encouraging Learning • Taking Children Outside• Encouraging Working Together • Using Question Cards• Leading “Engage” • What is Science?• Leading “Explore”• Leading “Make Sense”
    13. 13. For More InformationFor more information visit:www.lawrencehallofscience.org/kidzscienceE-mail: kidzscience@berkeley.eduPhone: 510.642.7771
    14. 14. Questions or Comments?
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