This interactive e-learning experience is intended for new and veteran science teachers of students in third through eighth grade (ages 8 to 14). The course will help you build a foundation for scientific inquiry. You will explore the rationale and research basis, common misconceptions, and specific strategies for incorporating scientific inquiry into science learning, regardless of the science discipline. The course explains and demonstrates the Scientific Inquiry Phases with relevant classroom examples. You will learn best practices for improving scientific inquiry through interactive activities.
Timeframe: 6-8 weeks online
SD FfT Alignment: Supports Components 1a, 1d, 1e, 3a, 3b, 3c