Teaching Through Inquiry & Science Practices

  • teacher and students in a classroom

Fun hands-on activities and projects


A K-12 teacher workshop series focused on the fundamentals of inquiry-based instruction and the Next Generation Science Standards science and engineering practices. Educators, both formal and informal, experience scientific inquiry, including asking questions and carrying out an investigation, plus learn how to change existing science activities to integrate NGSS science and engineering practices.


Articles

The Sky Guy AstroNotes for November 2020
The Sky Guy AstroNotes for November 2020 Learn More
Extension specialist John Gianforte uses Harry Potter examples to generate interest in astronomy
Extension specialist John Gianforte uses Harry Potter examples to generate interest in astronomy Learn More
UNH Observatory Director John Gianforte Joins Extension’s Science Literacy Team
UNH Observatory Director John Gianforte Joins Extension’s Science Literacy Team Learn More

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One of the many subjects that ecologists investigate is how living things interact with their environment.  One way we can study ecolo... Learn More
Activities for phenomena-based learning

Everyone loves a mystery, and science educators are taking advantage of the natural curiosity s... Learn More
The Inquiry Teaching through Science Practices course can be tailored to fit your teachers' needs and schedule.  We also offer open enrollment co... Learn More
4-H enriches learning inside the walls of the classroom while connecting the learning experience to the outside community. County 4-H programs can sup... Learn More