ERIC Number: EJ716992
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Feb-1
"Prompted" Inquiry-Based Learning in the Introductory Chemistry Laboratory
Green, William J.; Elliott, Curtis; Cummins, R. Hays
Journal of Chemical Education, v81 n2 p239 Feb 2004
The importance of introducing various projects or activities as a motivation towards inquiry-based learning, also satisfies the need for first year chemistry students to transfer scientific theory into practice. This approach, combined with the traditionally written laboratory methods, develops creative skills, and the spirit of exploration essential to science.
Descriptors: Science Laboratories, Chemistry, Science Education, Teaching Methods, Science Experiments, Science Activities, Inquiry, Student Projects
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