Students had previously learned how light behaves as it interacts with plane and curved mirrors using ray boxes and mirrors. I created a guided inquiry investigation regarding how light behaves as it passes through lenses. The students worked in groups and were given the problem and materials with diagrams showing the two different lenses. They had to create a hypothesis, a procedure, observations in the form of diagrams, and a conclusion based on their findings.
PREPARING OURSELVES FOR NATURAL DISASTERS: HOW DO WE INNOVATE OUR KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF STRONG AND STABLE STRUCTURES AND THE ENVIRONMENT AROUND US TO HELP PEOPLE SURVIVE A TSUNAMI?
In this inquiry, students will understand and learn more about the devastating effects of a Tsunami. What causes tidal waves with such force? They will also learn how plants and soils help to... read more
The Wonder Wall fosters a community of wonder in an inquiry-based classroom. A prominent section of a classroom wall is devoted to the children’s questions. All questions are respected by being... read more