Planting the Spirit of Inquiry

by: Bobby Jeanpierre and Christian Quinones

After a three-week unit on living things, second-grade students were asked what else they wanted to learn about plants. Their questions were a prelude to a three-week inquiry on plant growth. From question formulation to presentation of results, the students experienced full inquiry learning experiences based on their own questions.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 4/1/2005Stock # sc05_042_07_32Volume 042Issue 07

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