Learning with Inquiring Minds: Students are introduced to the unit on gas laws and properties of gases using the 5E model

by: Carolyn Evans

In this article, the teacher moves from a lecture-oriented classroom to a student-centered classroom by redesigning the unit on gas laws based on the five phases of the 5E instructional model—engagement, exploration, explanation, elaboration or extension, and evaluation. This approach, known as teacher-initiated inquiry or guided inquiry, gave students a head start with the modified technique.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 1/1/2004Stock # tst04_071_01_27Volume 071Issue 01

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