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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…

  • 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-…

  • 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.…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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,…

  • Online Extras: Argument-Driven Inquiry in Chemistry

    Page | March 2020

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

  • Windows on the Inquiry Classroom

    Journal Article | June 2021

    A complete video and documentary record of an inquiry-based nonscience majors’ course has been captured (the “Fire and Ice” Collection). Every moment of 27 class sessions may be observed from several points of view (…

  • Launching Inquiry Into Motion

    Journal Article | October 2021

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