Grade 3 – Teachers are introduced to Scientific Inquiry from a fellow elementary educator and learn how inquiry-based learning can help build student engagement and critical thinking.
Grade 3 – Learn more about the Scientific Inquiry process and how it begins with a good question.
Grade 4 – Learn more about each step of the Scientific Inquiry process and how introducing the inquiry process to young students prepares them for advanced work in later grades.
Grade 4 – Learn about the importance of observation and data collection to the Scientific Inquiry process and how students must learn to make objective observations and record them.
Grade 5 – Learn how to use video as a hook to build student engagement in a topic.
Grade 5 – Learn about ways to make connections for students between concepts they are learning in the classroom, and, the real world connections in their own backyards.
Grade 6 – Teachers can help build critical thinking and encourage their students to think like scientists by providing manageable challenges and supporting them through the process.
Grade 7 – The importance of nurturing independent learning in students as they transition from Middle to High School.
Grade 8 – How to address some of the challenges students face when it comes to interpreting the results of their scientific investigation.