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STEM: Elementary Inquiry

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Encourage scholars to investigate and think critically with a collection of 14 STEM lesson plans. The following inquiry-based lessons explore the concepts of life cycles of plants and animals, measurement, magnets, evaporation,...
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Literacy in History/Social Studies: 9-10th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Social studies and literacy skills go hand in hand, as one of the core components of history, philosophy, political science and the other social studies is the written word. The RH.9-10 CCSS standards place an emphasis on primary...
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Systems of Equations and Inequalities

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Starting with the basics, students discover that systems of equations are a useful skill. The collection begins with an inquiry activity to learn about how systems are created. It goes through graphing and solving algebraically, and then...

EngageNY Grade 9 ELA: Module 3, Unit 2

For Teachers 9th Standards
Temple Grandin's Animals in Translation provides the anchor text in an inquiry-based unit project that requires ninth graders to use sophisticated research skills. Learners focus on accurate search engine techniques including searching...
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EngageNY Grade 8 Math Module 2: The Concept of Congruence

For Teachers 8th Standards
Eighth graders delve deep into the concept of congruence with a 16-lesson math module. Lessons plans offer guided practice, inquiry-based learning opportunities, and independent practice. A mid-module assessment gauges progress while an...
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Learning Ocean Science through Ocean Exploration

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The 10 inquiry-based lessons in this collection, developed for NOAA Voyages of Discovery and the Ocean Explorer WebSite, give young oceanographers experience using scientific data and modeling scientific work and thinking. Beginning with...
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History Blueprint: The Cold War (US History)

For Teachers 11th Standards
In this well-organized and inquiry-based collection, high schoolers examine primary and secondary source documents and video clips in preparation for an investigation into the Cold War. Scholars analyze its beginnings, the global impact...

EngageNY Grade 10 ELA Module 3: Researching Multiple Perspectives to Develop a Position

For Teachers 10th Standards
Building on what they learned in Modules 10.1 and 10.2, about inquiry-based and evidence-based research, sophomores investigate topics that have multiple perspectives. The core text of Unit 1 is Rebecca Skloot’s The Immortal Life of...
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Project-based Learning: A Dynamic Approach to Classroom Learning

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Project-based learning. What is it? What are the benefits? The pitfalls? What preparation is necessary? Skills? Tools? This collection of articles, apps, worksheets, lesson/units plans, and project suggestions will get you started on the...

EngageNY Grade 9 ELA: Module 3, Unit 1

For Teachers 9th Standards
Temple Grandin describes how autism allows her to have a unique perspective into the world of animal behavior with her book Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior. Ninth graders take notes and...
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Chemistry with a Conscience

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Green chemistry and sustainability are the focus of a unit module that asks young scientists to use the Twelve Principles of Green Chemistry to assess how green a product’s chemicals, reactions, or processes are. Class members engage in...
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Looking Into Lactase: Guided Inquiry

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Milk does a body good ... unless, of course, someone is lactose intolerant. Pupils play the role of pharmaceutical scientists in a guided inquiry lab about lactase. Lab groups collaborate to learn more about lactose intolerance, how...
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Engaging Young Scientists with Inquiry: Part One

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Building inquiry into your science lessons will make science concepts more concrete for your class.
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Inquiry Cubes

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
How do you teach kids to "science" effectively? Inquiry cubes are a sort of puzzle with no answer—promoting even more questions! Group members work together to use the evidence on the visible sides of each cube to infer what lies on the...
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Beginning Your Inquiry

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
If you're starting a research project, use this guide to help young learners form the inquiry for their research. With steps that outline the entire process, including note taking and gauging the quality of an inquiry question, this...
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Scientific Inquiry Using WildCam Gorongosa

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do scientists determine what questions to ask to meet their research goals? Help your class develop an inquiry mindset with a lesson based on studies in the Gorongosa National Park. Partners create their own research questions by...
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Introduction to Scientific Inquiry

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Every great scientist knows that the process of inquiry is a very important skill. Provide your learners with visual impairments with an opportunity to explore objects scientifically. They examine several pieces of fruit and generate...
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Engaging Young Scientists with Inquiry: Part Two

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Evaluating data and learning to communicate the results is a big piece of the inquiry puzzle.
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Social Issues and Art Inquiry Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Connect art to social issues with a extended inquiry project. Individuals or small groups select a social issue and a type of art to explore. They complete a KWL chart for both the social issue and the art strand and take time to create...
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Lesson 3: Scientific Inquiry with WildCam Gorongosa

For Teachers 9th - 12th
When biologists installed cameras in Gorongosa National Park, they ended up viewing a lot more than the lions they were trying to help! Young ecologists observe one of Africa's most beautiful savanna regions with interactive trail camera...
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Shared Inquiry Lesson Plan for “The New Colossus”

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Two is better than one. Scholars use shared inquiry and discuss their ideas with one another to better interpret Emma Lazerus' poem "The New Colossus." They work through pre-reading, reading, questioning, and rereading activities before...
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An Inquiry-Based Introduction to Korean Geography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers conduct inquiry activities on Korean geography. For this Korean geography lesson, students identify the locations of cites, landforms and sources of water in Korea. High schoolers consider the role of geography on human...
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Making a Patriot Inquiry: Are Independence, Freedom, and Liberty the Same Thing?

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
As part of a study of the American Revolution, class members engage in an inquiry-based lesson that has them watch a scene from the play Slave Spy, examine multiple primary source documents, and then discuss the similarities and...
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Webcams in the Classroom: Animal Inquiry and Observation

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Boost observational skills with an inquiry-based lesson that takes scholars on a virtual field trip. With help from webcams, learners observe animals in a zoo or aquarium. Observations go into a journal and a discussion is held to review...

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