The field study inquiry-based activities are designed, so that students who collaborate as a team:are intrigued by field activity and:

  • appreciate their experimental observations in order to describe and explain scientific phenomena
  • appreciate the limitations, which apply when designing an experiment
  • gain technical experience, develop skills of handling simple apparatus through team cooperation and develop initiative
  • gain an appreciation of the ecosystem, which is under investigation
  • become intrigued to ask and solve questions that arise from their investigations in order to gain knowledge, understanding and critical thinking
  • plan, carry out and report on investigations
  • develop scientific attitudes and habits of mind that are extremely useful even in usual everyday activities
  • promote their epistemological development life long learning abilities