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    The D.R.i.V.e. Inquiry Framework

    Erica, Alexander and Richard, Pardo and Susan, Lindsay and Carol, Rees (2018) The D.R.i.V.e. Inquiry Framework. Alberta Science Education Journal, 45 (3). pp. 29-33.

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    This article describes the DRiVe (demonstrate, replicate, investigate, variate, evaluate) Inquiry Framework, which provides teachers with specific detailed strategies and graphic organizers to support them in developing their science inquiry practices and in shifting to more open-ended science inquiry. Designed by teachers for teachers, the DRiVe Inquiry Framework has been implemented extensively in classrooms across Canada. This article takes readers through the details of using the framework in a Grade 7/8 combined class in which students tested pop bottle water filters. The part of the activity this article focuses on used the following science practices: asking questions; planning and carrying out investigations; analyzing and interpreting data; using mathematics and computational thinking; constructing explanations; engaging in argument from evidence; and obtaining, evaluating and communicating information.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: DRiVe Inquiry Framework;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Froebel Department of Primary and Early Childhood Education
    Item ID: 17353
    Depositing User: Carol Rees
    Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2023 10:26
    Journal or Publication Title: Alberta Science Education Journal
    Publisher: Science Council of the Alberta Teachers' Association
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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