Transitioning Verification Labs to Guided Inquiry Labs

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011
9:00 – 10:00
Presented By: Dr. Erin Saitta
Venue: CL1-207

Research shows that teaching science labs through guided inquiry can increase students critical thinking skills in addition to teaching course content and lab technique. How are guided inquiry labs different than traditional labs that verify scientific concepts and how can you modify a lab to be guided inquiry? Come to this session and discuss best practices on how to transition existing experiments and give new life to you lab course.