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UMN EXT Youth Development Podcast

University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development Extension educators discuss research, theory and best practices.

Topics include: youth programs, youth issues, evaluation, volunteer development, cultural diversity and social and emotional learning.

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Jan 2, 2018

August 31, 2017

What is a scientist? What do they look like? Answer: Me!  In this podcast, Anne Stevenson describes the curriculum "Be a Scientist! Materials in a Green, Clean World" that actively engages K-2nd grade children in learning about material properties, plastics, sustainability and the work of scientists and engineers. Listen to Anne describe the partnership that led to the development of this FREE curriculum and share examples of how children develop curiosity through the activities.


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