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Sat, Apr 19, 2014 11:53 PM in Science and the clasrrom
Hi Elly! I see that you were looking for ideas on how to teach the concept of the flow of matter and energy. There is a website called Rice University 5E lesson plans, here there have excellent ideas on how to promote inquiry in your classrooms! Hope you find it as helpful as I did, good luck! :)
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Journey to the Reef
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 11:31 PM Intro to Coral Reefs
This article is great for teachers introducing the topic of coral reefs! Simple and to the point!
Assessing Scientific Inquiry
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 11:13 PM Great Strategies!
This article contains various ideas on how to incorporate inquiry into your teaching. It is a MUST READ for all teachers! Great strategies to use with all ages of students.
Methods and Strategies: "Inquirize" Your Teaching
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 11:07 PM Invaluable Information
The Journal article, "Methods & Strategies", provides examples of the basic elements of inquiry. This article describes inquiry methods such as asking questions, conducting investigations, using data to develop an explanation, and communicating results. Content discussed is essential to teachers of all grade levels. The 5E learning cycle is thoroughly discussed and provides valuable information on how to include inquiry in lesson plans. The 5 cycles included are, engage, explore, explain,extend and apply, and evaluate. Clear representation and examples were used to describe how apply inquiry to lesson plans. Overall, this article contains invaluable information that will be useful for all classroom settings.
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