1. Review slides from a Role Models Matter Workshop.
2. Use this worksheet to help plan your classroom visit, from an introductory ice breaker to final questions and reflection.
3. Check out the TechbridgeToolkit for ice breakers, ideas for developing STEM activities, tips for asking questions and giving feedback, and a variety of other helpful resources.
Check out these role model's personal stories:
What do you like or dislike about their story? How did they keep it kid-friendly?
Check out this video on using props from Science World.
Here is a list of facilitation questions for you to incorporate during your visit.
Here is another example of a fun way to build suspense during a demonstration. It works at grabbing the student's attention and creates discussion.
This video will help you to identify a theme for your visit, generate supporting ideas to support the theme, and develop hands-on activities.