ERIC Number: EJ726396
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Sep-22
Reference Count: 1
Electrifying Inquiry: Electrical Circuits
Godbey, Susan; Barnett, Jessica; Webster, Lois
Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas, v42 n3 p26 Fall 2005
An activity involving parallel electrical circuits was modified to incorporate an open inquiry approach. Both the original and revised versions of the activity were tested in the middle school classroom. We present a comparison of the two versions of the activity in terms of facilitating learning and engaging students' interests.
Descriptors: Science Education, Science Instruction, Energy, Electronics, Equipment, Science Activities, Inquiry, Middle School Students, Secondary School Science, Grade 6
Heldref Publications, Helen Dwight Reid Educational Foundation, 1319 Eighteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036-1802. Web site: http://www.heldref.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Middle Schools
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Kentucky