Inquiry Spaces

An Inquiry Learning Space (ILS) offers science students the opportunity to engage in inquiry learning in a structured and supportive manner. Inquiry spaces are learning environments that can contain labs, learning resources, and apps that support inquiry learning processes. Learning resources are typically texts, videos, and other materials to assist students to grasping a basic understanding of the learning material and to prepare them for investigations or performing experiments. Teachers usually set up an inquiry space for their students. An inquiry space can be shared with other teachers who can repurpose and adapt it to fit their own needs and goals.

How to create an inquiry space? An inquiry space can be created directly from an online lab by using the “create inquiry space” button at the page at Golabz that describes the lab. This button opens the Go-Lab authoring platform (www.graasp.eu) with an inquiry cycle defined, the lab in the investigation phase, and the other phases ready to be filled with learning resources and apps. An alternative route is to select an existing ILS here and use the button “copy and use this inquiry space” to create a new version of the inquiry space that can be adapted a personalised. You could find more support information here.

Use scenarios to create Inquiry Spaces.
The Go-Lab experts have also prepared a few senarios to help teachers create inquiry spaces based on a specific pedagogical idea. Check out the scenarios

Publishing Inquiry Spaces: Many teachers have been publishing their inquiry spaces in various languages besides English. Thanks to teachers' support, Go-Lab is able to share plenty of educational resources with you. You can also share your own inquiry space by using the "Publish inquiry space" button once your ILS has been completed in the Go-Lab authoring platform.

We would be glad to hear from you if you have any question or feedback.

Esther Soria Marin

Aquesta ILS és per treballar la segona llei de Newton.read more

Language: 
Catalan
Age range: 
12-14, 14-16
Ristevska Silvana
The project is implemented within the ACES (Academy of Central European Schools).
The purpose of the project was to make the partnership between institutions: schools, the health institutions, home (family),teachers and parents aimed... read more
Language: 
English, Serbian

Amb aquesta ILS estudiarem el rol dels aminoàcids per a la correcta estructura 3D d’una proteïna mitjançant el cas de l’Anèmia Falciforme.read more

Language: 
Catalan
Age range: 
16-18

Ambiente virtual de aprendizagem para o ensino de Equilíbrio Químico.read more

Language: 
Portuguese
Ionasc Daniela

We aim to find out where the error lies in placing geometry elements.

Two figures are composed of the same polygons but in another order.read more

Language: 
English
Age range: 
10-12

O cenário que se segue é uma interpretação e adaptação para o Go-Lab do cenário da Experiência de Eratóstenes (Ensino Secundário) disponível no site Inspiring Science Education (ISE).
... read more

Language: 
Portuguese
Age range: 
6-8, 8-10, 10-12, 12-14, 14-16, 16-18, >18
José Gonçalves (NUCLIO)

Usar, inventar e analisar códigos binários.read more

Language: 
Portuguese
Age range: 
14-16, 16-18, >18

The food preparation is a daily process. Need to consume energy for cooking in the kitchen, the oven, the microwave. This energy we get from the combustion of gas or electricity.Many of our meals are warming the food to cook. Sometimes, in the... read more

Language: 
English
Age range: 
10-12, 12-14, 14-16, 16-18
scienceclil2017
Checchetti Andrea
Bruno Maria Clotilde
Martano Donato
Guardavalle Cinzia
Parisi Orsola
De Marco Leonardo
Fabbricatore Maria Giuseppa
Mainieri Giuseppina
Morrone Stefania
Pulega Esterina
Spagnuolo Rosa Giuliana
Todisco Clara

The module combines CLIL methodology and IBSE teaching. It focuses on Enzymes, and consists of two parts, one dedicated to theory and one to a laboratory experiment on the influence of temperature and pH on Enzymes activity.read more

Language: 
English

This Inquiry Learning Space intends to introduce students to the research process on stellar mass black hole candidates. The ILS was created to provide a user friendly and step by step activity. This scenario provides a brief introduction to the... read more

Language: 
English

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