ERIC Number: ED430808
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Apr
Inquiry in Science Classes--Do We Know "How, When and Why"?
Gunstone, R. F.; Loughran, J. J.; Berry, A.; Mulhall, P.
This position statement begins with an outline of the meanings for terms that are central to the session topic at which this paper was presented: inquiry, inquiry learning, scientific inquiry, and scientific method. The central issues of inquiry's place in science education and as a more general educational approach are then discussed. Finally, the relation of this research work to the issues of classroom inquiry strategies is described. Contains 15 references. (WRM)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (Montreal, Canada, April 19-23, 1999).