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Independent Inquiry Program
Your curiosity will drive your journey to discover more about the world around you with guided checkpoints along the way. You will have an opportunity to explore 'the high adventure' of learning when it is defined under your own terms and driven by your questions of investigation.
Keeping track of your investigation
Student Learning Objectives and Outcomes
1a. I can identify the best method for recording my investigation (ie., journal, blog, Word file)
1b. I can record my questions, thoughts, ideas and discoveries and include pictures, drawings
and show how my thinking changes over time.
2a. My journal is accurate and thorough showing important materials and designs as well as descriptions
2b. My journal is easy to understand so that anyone can pick it up and follow its progression
3a. My journal shows reasoning and displays how my experiment or design is measured
3b. I can communicate my thinking to others
3c. I can respond to others' journals and give some constructive feedback.
Methods of Keeping Track
Keeping track of our investigations is important for many reasons. It helps us record specific details such as my questions, what I guess might happen, whether I was right and how what happened help me change my mind and try something new. It also lets me write down measurements, materials, time of day, conditions, and loads of other important things. Here are some sites that will help you make the decision as to how you will keep track of your investigation/experiments/designs:
- Science and Engineering Project Notebooks
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