Teaching science by inquiry: Assessment and learning
- A Vocal Inquiry. Gerking, Janet L. // Science Teacher;Apr2003, Vol. 70 Issue 4, p8
Comments on key issues concerning the National Science Education Standards and the content of science education courses in the U.S. Provision of opportunities for students to use scientific inquiry and develop the ability to think and act; Strategies for teaching science; Implications for...
- Diet or Regular? Galus, Pamela J. // Science Teacher;Apr2003, Vol. 70 Issue 4, p45
Provides insights into the methods of initiating student inquiry investigation in science. Emphasis on the concept of density and their applications in science; Strategies for teaching; Implications for science education.
- Redesigning Research. Saunders, David K.; Keith, Ronald L.; Yanik, Elizabeth G.; Gustafson, Phillip E. // Journal of College Science Teaching;Mar/Apr2003, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p377
Describes an inquiry-based course that emphasizes the integration of sciences. Factors considered in the course development; Details on the implementation of the course; Analysis of student perceptions toward the course.
- Content and science inquiry. Hinman, Richard L. // Science Teacher;Oct98, Vol. 65 Issue 7, p25
Focuses on the use of the term `inquiry-centered learning' in science education. What the terms is sometimes used with; Need for the misconceptions of these terms to be identified; Difference between scientific and general inquiry; Reference to the book `The Daughter of Time'; In-depth look at...
- Integrating Inquiry. Trautmann, Nancy M.; Carlsen, William S. // Science Teacher;Sep2000, Vol. 67 Issue 6, p52
Focuses on the scientific inquiry program developed by Cornell University called Environmental Inquiry (EI). Goals of EI; Major topics of EI; Requirements of an authentic scientific inquiry; Activity programs for students.
- Relevant inquiry. Cherif, Abour // Science Teacher;Dec93, Vol. 60 Issue 9, p26
Presents six key questions for focusing the inquiry process in classroom science experiences. Components of an inquiry-based learning cycle; Questions that encourage observation, analysis and speculation; Objectives of reasoning explanation.
- Preparing for Successful Inquiry in Inclusive Science Classrooms. Maroney, Sharon A.; Finson, Kevin D.; Beaver, John B.; Jensen, Mary M. // Teaching Exceptional Children;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p18
Describes an inquiry-based science project which can be used to prepare students for successful inquiry in inclusive science classrooms. Course content; Characteristics of the teachers that are recommended for the inquiry approach; Emotional climate of the classroom; Physical environment of the...
- Easy First Steps: USING INQUIRY IN A TEXTBOOK-DRIVEN CLASSROOM. Frystak, Troy // Connect Magazine;May2004, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p14
Relates the experience of the author using an inquiry in a textbook-driven classroom. Creation of a laboratory water cycle; Ease of changing textbook laboratories into inquiry laboratory; Observation of the melting and boiling points of water with ice cubes in a beaker.
- Literacy learning and scientific inquiry: Children respond. Schmidt, Patricia Ruggiano; Gillen, Susan; Zollo, Teresa Colabufo; Stone, Rhaenel // Reading Teacher;Mar2002, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p534
Reports the response of children on scientific inquiry experience in the classroom. Concept of inquiry learning based on science perspective of children; Basis of inquiry ability of students on prior knowledge; benefits of using inquiry learning in science approach.