Focus on... science enquiry
Issue 106 | Page 3 | Published Jan 2009
Wynne Harlen discusses the meaning of enquiry in science and why it is the appropriate way to learn to be scientific. We start from the concern that science enquiry has been lost in many classrooms, where the focus is on content.
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