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.

Irene Lequerica Zorrozua

This ILS has been created in order to allow students to experiment with the different factors related with the use of solar energy.read more

Language: 
English
Age range: 
10-12, 12-14, 14-16
M. Guadalupe Santos

En este ILS el alumno investiga de qué  variables depende la f.e.m de una pila  y cómo depende de ellas. Sigue las fases propias del método científico y una vez ha formulado las hipótesis, utiliza  un laboratorio... read more

Language: 
Spanish
Age range: 
14-16, 16-18

Lan honek materia aurkeztren du eta zenbait ezaugarri: masa, bolumena eta dentsitatea.read more

Age range: 
10-12

Welcome! Fishbowl Population Genetics is integrated in the Investigation phase.

The students will study the DNA of guppies in first fase by using straws. Then the students can use the Fishbowl Population Genetics online lab for... read more

Language: 
Dutch
Age range: 
12-14
Maria da Gloria Casimiro Pereira

Neste exercício os alunos vão utilizar o Gravity Force Lab para estabelecer a relação  entre a força gravitacional, a massa dos  corpos e distância entre os corpos.read more

Language: 
Portuguese
Age range: 
16-18

Učenici istražuju brojevne sustave i uspoređuje osnovne razlike položajnih i nepoložajnih brojevnih sustava. Istražuje osnovne principe na kojem su definirani položajni brojevni sustavi. Na temelju toga rade u binarnom brojevnom sustavu s... read more

Language: 
Croatian
Age range: 
10-12, 12-14
Tsetsa Hristova

Explorations of solar activity and sunspotsread more

Language: 
English
Age range: 
Before 6, 6-8, 8-10, 10-12, 12-14, 14-16, 16-18, >18
Panagiota Argyri,Gasper de Jong,Marina Koutsou,Maria de Fatima Maduro Canario

Invastigation the motion in solar system. The movement in solar system is related with orbit of planets, the size of planets and the hazard radiation that comes from sun.read more

Language: 
English
Leo Siiman, Mario Mäeots, and Margus Pedaste

This inquiry activity teaches students about the chemistry of household chemicals. It allows them to conduct experiments and gather evidence using the online laboratories Acid-Base Solutions and pH Scale: Basics Lab. Students work through an... read more

Language: 
English
Age range: 
12-14, 14-16
Nikolaos Nerantzis

The phenomenon of shadow was, from antiquity, well defined as the absence of light. Aristotle, in fact, had argued for a spherical earth believing that the curved lines on the lunar surface produced by the shadow of a spherical earth, which... read more

Language: 
English

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