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Immersion Units and the Inquiry Tool Box

Description

SCALE's Key Concept Series of Articles - This ongoing series of articles illustrates key concepts of the SCALE Partnership's work around the major themes of the National Science Foundation's Math and Science Partnership (MSP) Program: Partnerships Across Institutions; Challenging Courses and Curricula; Evidence-based Design and Outcomes; Teacher Quality, Quantity and Diversity; and Institutional Change and Sustainability. Articles are written by Christine Javid, SCALE Outreach Writer, with input from leadership and researchers.


Immersion Units and the Inquiry Tool Box:

Engaging students in scientific inquiry to develop deep understanding of standards-based science concepts is both a philosophical approach to learning and a teaching/learning strategy.