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Science Inquiry lesson that allows students to ask and answer questions using simple experimental techniques. The method used can be expanded requiring students to provide stronger proof for their answers.


  • Science > General
  • Science > General Science

Education Levels:

  • Other


Science, Experiment, Inquiry



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Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2008-11-11.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

Many teachers find the process of inquiry overwhelming. However, this resource makes it approachable by outlining manageable steps for facilitating a quick open-ended investigation. This process can be adapted for use with any content and virtually any educational level, although as it is written it is best suited for late elementary and middle school students. The procedure involves a combination of individual observation, small group and class discussion, and informal and formal experimentation. The added hints for timing and adaptation make this resource immediately useful in the classroom.

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