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Teaching Science When You Don’t Know Diddly-Squat Series

March 2, 2017 - Author:

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What is the answer? Who cares? It’s all about the questions and the joy of discovery.

Use this series of ready-to-go lesson plans to start teaching inquiry-based science to youth. The purpose is not to teach specific content, but to teach the process of science – asking questions and discovering answers. This activity encourages young people to try to figure things out for themselves; to discover answers, rather than just read an answer on the internet or in a book.

Our goal is to help adults support youth as they explore their world through inquiry-base science. With this goal in mind we ask adults who use this series to take a short survey. We appreciate your time as we strive to improve science in Michigan. 

Teaching Science When You Don’t Know Diddly-Squat Introductions:

Teaching Science When You Don’t Know Diddly-Squat Activities:

For additional science activities designed for preschool aged children, check out the Inquiring Minds Want to Know: Science Activities for Young Minds series.

Tags: 4-h, approaches to learning, cognition and general knowledge, early childhood development, family, science & engineering


Related Topic Areas

4-H Science & Engineering, Early Childhood Development, 4-H, Family

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