INQUIRE course at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 2012-2013: UK

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MODULE 1 - IBSE Introduction.

An introduction to IBSE questioning and activities with enrichment lecture.

6 hours 10/10/12 to 10/10/12

MODULE 2 - Biodiversity and Conservation

An introduction to IBSE activities in biodiversity and conservation with enrichment lecture.

6 hours 17/01/13 to 17/01/13

MODULE 3 - Biodiversity Sampling and Climate Change.

An introduction to IBSE ecological sampling and climate change fact or fiction investigations.

6 hours 24/04/13 to 24/04/13

Module 1

MODULE 1 - IBSE Introduction

Teachers/Educators teaching 9 -18 year old students

Participants will undertake a variety of IBSE activities including; how to set IBSE questions, scoring activities using an IBSE criteria checklist and hands on classroom and outside IBSE activities. The course develops deeper understanding of biodiversity and climate change through an Kew expert lecture on 'Biodiversity and Biodiversity Conservation today - facts and figures.'

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Module 2

MODULE 2 - Biodiversity and Conservation

Teachers/Educators teaching 9 -18 year old students

Particpants will undertake a variety of IBSE activities, behind the scenes tour of Kew's Conservation and Biotechnology unit, consider refelective practise and attend an enrichment lecture on 'Plants and Climate Change: Impacts and Mitigation.'

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Module 3

MODULE 3 - Biodviersity Sampling and Climate Change

Teachers/Educators teaching 9 -18 year old students

Participants will undertake a IBSE activites on sampling demonstrating how the use of limited equipment containing scope of the IBSE activities and climate change to enforce knowledge and dispell misconceptions or doubt on the effect of climate change. The course develops deeper understanding of climate change with an enrichment lecture on 'The Science of Climate Change.'

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16/10/13 | London

Climate change is happening- The IPCC’s fifth report

IPCC report published in September reveals that, due to human activity, average global temperatures are at their highest for 1400 years. It is already affecting the planet and it's only going to get worse. With the report suffering backlash from still unconvinced critics, how are the public to know what to believe?

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17/11/15 | Coimbra

Coimbra team publishes chapter in IBSE book

Members of the portuguese team who led INQUIRE project on the Botanical Garden of Coimbra University published the chapter "Advantages of Science Education Outdoors through IBSE Methodology" in IBSE book.

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