There are many answers to the question “What is scientific inquiry?” and much of this methodology is dependent on your own understanding and experience of science and scientific inquiry.

This first element of the ESTABLISH Teacher Education Programme (TEP) presents a number of activities, scenarios and challenges to introduce you to the inquiry methodology and through engaging with inquiry activities you will gain a deeper appreciation of the types and benefits of this approach.

The Learning Objectives of this TEP element are to:

  • Provide direct experiences of inquiry
  • Outline ESTABLISH view of inquiry
  • Show the benefits of learning by inquiry