Introduce or expose students to a problematic situation or area of uncertainty.
Invite students to…
- Formulate question(s) to guide the investigation.
- Propose preliminary explanations or hypotheses.
- Plan and conduct an investigation (research or experiment).
- Gather evidence through research, observation, or experiment.
- Explain the conclusion, interpretation, or theory based on evidence.
- Consider other explanations.
- Formulate a final conclusion.
- Communicate the explanation.