This workshop for middle and high school teachers will explain the differences between traditional and inquiry-based labs. You will learn to design laboratory experiences beyond the scientific method and incorporate inquiry-based techniques within your traditional lab settings to foster critical thinking in students.
Length: 1 day
After attending this workshop, you will be able to:
- Identify the basic characteristics of an inquiry-based lab and analyze how they are different from those of a traditional lab.
- Modify traditional labs to fit within an inquiry-based science curriculum.
- Foster inquiry and reasoning using research-based instructional strategies.