ERIC Number: EJ794362
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Reference Count: 5
Facilitating Designs: For Inquiry with the Four-Question Strategy
Barrow, Lloyd H.
Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas, v45 n1 p9-11 Spr 2008
Inquiry is a goal of science education reform. Middle school science teachers and their students can develop understanding of inquiry by using an experimental design format. Facilitating this format with the four-question strategy helps students to design their investigations. An example of varying concentrations of vinegar and water illustrates the strategy.
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Science Education, Inquiry, Middle School Students, Secondary School Science, Science Experiments, Questioning Techniques, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Middle Schools
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