Learn how to incorporate inquiry-based scientific investigations into your science curriculum through the Inquiry Matters workshop. This hands-on workshop, given by authors of Inquiry in Action ― Investigating Matter Through Inquiry, engages teachers in the elements of inquiry.
Inquiry Matters workshop participants experience the process of scientific discovery as they contribute their own ideas, help design experiments, and discuss possible explanations for their observations. All activities cover important physical science concepts taught in grades 3 through 6 and can easily be integrated into any curriculum.
Workshop participants will:
Inquiry Matters may be presented as either a half day or full-day session. To learn more about organizing a workshop for your local teachers, contact James Kessler at (202) 872-6165 or Patti Galvan (202) 872-6168, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Short presentations based on the Inquiry Matters workshop will be held this fall at the following regional conferences of the National Science Teachers Association: