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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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Feb 1, 2018

Meaningful STEM informal learning programs for youth involve balancing scientific authenticity and positive youth engagement.  Citizen science is an approach that involves scientists (professionals in the community) who engage youth in scientific research.  Becky shares research, her experience and examples of how youth can be meaningful and authentic contributors to citizen science and develop their science identities.


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