The goal is to conduct an extended, inquiry-based lab on a topic of your choice.
Framing activity: Why Do Science? aims to engage students in thinking critically about:
In-class reflection: Look for moments when groups of students are particularly engaged. When they reach a natural stopping point, involve them in brief conversation about what drew them into the work:
Journal prompt: Have students reflect on the lab work from the week:
Debrief: Choose between Closing Questions or The World Before Our Eyes to encourage students to reflect back on the whole lab. If there is time, you might do both.
Consider repeating the same debrief activity each week, to build a habit of reflection.Download all files for this topic
Virtues (Second Lab)