Scientific Inquiry

Scientific inquiry is an activity of students in which they develop knowledge and understanding of scientific ideas, as well as an understanding of how scientists study the natural world
National Science Education Standards

Inquiry is best when student driven

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TRAILS Scientific Inquiry Process

Scientific Inquiry Featured Lessons

Temporary Sanctuary

Temporary Sanctuary

Lesson Overview: Lesson focuses on students learning about how sustainability, biomimicry, and architecture can work together to create innovative and ...
Riparian Zone Replacement Design

Riparian Zone Replacement Design

Lesson Overview: The students will explore the causes and effects of erosion and how a healthy riparian zone can work ...
Go With the Flow

Go With the Flow

Lesson Overview: Lesson focuses on students creating a working model of an ecological concept, the River Continuum Concept and demonstrating ...

This project is supported by the National Science Foundation, award # DRL – 2148781 (Purdue University) / 2148782 (University of Hawaii). Any opinions and findings expressed in this material are the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of NSF.

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