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Adam, Gregory Michael – Journal of Inquiry Based Activities, 2021
This study introduces a learning activity that was designed based on two student-centered approaches to education: inquiry-based learning and multi-disciplinary education. Twenty-four second grade students participated in the study. The activity integrates geography, English, and technology and offers students opportunities for inquiry-based…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Active Learning, Learning Activities, Grade 2
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Yazicioglu, Selin; Çavus Güngören, Seda – Journal of Inquiry Based Activities, 2021
Game-based learning in science education is an effective method to enhance students' motivation, active participation, and conceptual understanding of the scientific knowledge. This study aimed to encourage teachers to develop and use game-based activities related to the concepts of light and sound and to present students' views about the games…
Descriptors: Game Based Learning, Light, Acoustics, Student Attitudes
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Güçhan-Özgül, Sinem – Journal of Inquiry Based Activities, 2021
This study aims to introduce inquiry-based play activities and to examine their effectiveness on young children's conceptual understanding of the shape of the Earth and the day-night cycle. The inquiry-based play activities for preschool children were designed to support children to learn the concepts of the shape of the Earth and the day-night…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Inquiry, Play, Preschool Children
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Aydin-Güç, Funda – Journal of Inquiry Based Activities, 2021
This article presents theoretical knowledge, sample activities, and reflections from the implementation process on how teachers can benefit from the Variation Theory to help students enhance their mathematical comprehension. In this context, "congruence of triangles" was conceptualized as an object of learning. Critical aspects were…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Learning Theories, Geometry, Geometric Concepts
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Sarioglan, Ayberk Bostan; Özkaya, Özge Sentürk – Journal of Inquiry Based Activities, 2021
Formal and informal education have transitioned to distance learning in many countries due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This study aimed to develop an activity for science lessons during distance education to increase students' knowledge of and awareness about environmental problems. The study was conducted with 7th grade students enrolled in a…
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Distance Education, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Küçükkara, Muhammed Fatih; Aksüt, Pelin – Journal of Inquiry Based Activities, 2021
This study aimed to introduce unplugged algorithm activities developed for preschool children and to examine their implementation process. The activities used in the study were designed to support preschool children to develop and apply different solutions to problem situations that require algorithmic thinking and to learn basic algorithm…
Descriptors: Coding, Programming, Preschool Education, Computer Science Education
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Adanir, Yasemin; Hacioglu, Yasemin – Journal of Inquiry Based Activities, 2021
This study aimed to present a project-based STEM activity titled "Let's Build a Mini Farm on Our Schoolyard." The activity was implemented in science and science applications courses during the 2018-2019 academic year with 28 seventh grade students attending a state school in Giresun/Turkey. At the beginning of the study, the students…
Descriptors: Student Projects, STEM Education, Grade 7, Foreign Countries
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Özbalci, Seval; Balik, Özge; Gündüz, Turan – Journal of Inquiry Based Activities, 2021
This study introduces an activity to increase the employment opportunities of students with special needs in line with the sustainable development goals provided by the United Nations and the priorities of the World Economic Forum on social mobility and inclusive education. The participants (n=62) consisted of parents of students with special…
Descriptors: Role Models, Student Needs, Students with Disabilities, Vocational Interests
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Oral, Sati Ceylan – Journal of Inquiry Based Activities, 2021
This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of the Prime Factors Chart (PFC) as an alternative teaching material, which was developed for teaching the concepts within the "factors and multiples" unit in the middle school mathematics curriculum. Twelve middle school mathematics teachers used the PFC to teach concepts, such as prime…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness, Number Concepts, Numbers
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Batir, Zafer; Sadi, Özlem – Journal of Inquiry Based Activities, 2021
The purpose of this study is to introduce a science module that was designed based on the ASSURE model and to present its implementation process. The study was conducted with the participation of 21 students attending a private school during the 2020-2021 academic year. The instructional plan focused on the concept of "Relationship between…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Units of Study, Physics, Energy
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Alevli, Ozan – Journal of Inquiry Based Activities, 2020
The purpose of this study is to share the design, implementation, and evaluation processes regarding an activity implemented for improving the vocabulary of 4th grade students, and to determine the opinions of the students about the activity. The activity serves to the purpose of learning the new words and phrases meaningfully through active…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Grade 4, Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes
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Kaya, Gökhan; Avan, Çagri – Journal of Inquiry Based Activities, 2020
The inquiry-based learning (IBL) approach is at the core of contemporary science education programs and aims to enable students to conduct research. In this study, an IBL activity was developed based on scientific concepts related to the respiratory systems of fish and scientific investigation skills. The developed activity was implemented for 2…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Inquiry, Science Activities, Investigations
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Kaçar, Sevinç; Ormanci, Ümmühan; Özcan, Erkan; Balim, Ali Günay – Journal of Inquiry Based Activities, 2020
This study aimed to present a module related to the use of concept cartoons integrated into problem-based learning (PBL) method in science lessons. As part of the study, concept cartoons were developed based on scenarios dealing with daily life situations. A module was designed using these concept cartoons. The module focused on the topic…
Descriptors: Cartoons, Problem Based Learning, Heat, Concept Teaching
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Isitan, Selin; Dogan, Mevlüde – Journal of Inquiry Based Activities, 2020
This study aimed to enrich the learning environment of the 5th grade students with the interdisciplinary activities designed by connecting mathematics and music. The activities integrated the concepts of music such as note, beat, and measure with the concept of fractions in mathematics to ensure active participation of students and to promote…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Music Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Grade 5
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Karadeniz, Mihriban Hacisalihoglu; Karahan, Ahmet – Journal of Inquiry Based Activities, 2020
This paper introduces a percentage activity based on the context of "Black Friday" discounts. The aim of the study was to reveal the existing and new conceptions of the 7th grade students regarding the topic of percentage calculation. The activity was designed considering the students' prior knowledge in the concept of "Ratio and…
Descriptors: Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Activities, Consumer Education, Computation
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