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  • A Lesson in Geospatial Inquiry

    Page | November 2019

    A Lesson in Geospatial Inquiry Geospatial Inquiry is an educational framework that offers students an opportunity to engage with, and become curious about, geospatial data for a defined purpose. We define Geospatial Inquiry as: “Asking and answering a question through the analysis and communication of data that is…

  • Argument-Driven Inquiry in Fifth-Grade Science: Three-Dimensional Investigations

    NSTA Press Book | August 2020

    Download and read a sample chapter from this book to learn more. Are you interested in helping your elementary students learn the practices of science, including constructing explanations and engaging in argument…

  • Online Extras: Whole-Class Inquiry

    Page | March 2020

    Online Extras: Whole-Class Inquiry If you have purchased Whole-Class Inquiry, you can view the accompanying videos and transcripts online. These resources are for your personal use only and are not to be redistributed. To view the online extras, please type in the second word in the body text on page 71 of Whole-…

  • Inquiry Zones

    Journal Article | March 2020

  • Inquiry and Design

    Journal Article | March 2020

  • Assessment of Inquiry

    Book Chapter | January 2003

    This chapter provides an overview of frameworks that teachers can use to conduct assessments of students’ engagement in scientific inquiry. The author examines two factors that are central to such assessment. One factor…

  • What Is Inquiry?

    Book Chapter | March 2009

    If students develop an understanding of how science inquiry is done and how it contributes to understanding the natural world, they will be better prepared to analyze and interpret information throughout their lives.…

  • Inquiry at Play

    Book Chapter | April 2016

    In this chapter, the objective of the activity “A Scientist Visits” is to introduce a scientist (through a classroom visit from a real scientist or by the teacher dressing as a historical or living scientist), to learn…

  • Ongoing Inquiry

    Book Chapter | April 2016

    In this chapter, the objective of the activity “Properties of Water” is to engage children in ongoing inquiry by exploring a question or material (in this case, the properties of water) for a period of weeks, using…

  • The STEM of Inquiry

    Book Chapter | April 2016

    In this chapter, the objective of the activity “Heavy Lifting” is to investigate how to carry and transport a heavy object, including designing and using a tool. Chapters 1 and 2 are also included in this book selection…

  • The STEM of Inquiry

    Book Chapter | May 2016

    In this chapter, students investigate how to carry and transport a heavy object including designing and using a tool. With science, technology, engineering, and mathematical concepts involved, it could be included as…

  • Learning and Teaching Scientific Inquiry: Research and Applications

    NSTA Press Book | October 2011

    Science teacher educators, curriculum specialists, professional development facilitators, and K–8 teachers are bound to increase their understanding and confidence when teaching inquiry after a careful reading of this…

  • 40 Inquiry Exercises for the College Biology Lab

    NSTA Press Book | March 2009

    Drawing from the author’s own work as a lab developer, coordinator, and instructor, this one-of-a-kind text for college biology teachers uses the inquiry method in presenting 40 different lab exercises that make…

  • Online Extra: Learning and Teaching Scientific Inquiry

    Page | March 2020

    Online Extra: Learning and Teaching Scientific Inquiry If you have purchased Learning and Teaching Scientific Inquiry, you can view the accompanying Solutions Manual online. This resource is for your personal use only and is not to be redistributed. To view the online extra, please type in the second word in the body…

  • Online Extras: Argument-Driven Inquiry in Biology

    Page | March 2020

    Online Extras: Argument-Driven Inquiry in Biology If you have purchased the teacher's edition of Argument-Driven Inquiry in Biology, you can view the accompanying images, spreadsheet, and lab handouts online. These resources are for your personal use only and are not to be redistributed. To view the online extras,…

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