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Autumn 2012

22/08/12  |  LONDON


Outdoor learning sites such as botanic gardens, zoos and wetlands offer unique locations for children to gain first hand experiences of inquiry based science education (IBSE.) This course at WAKEHURST PLACE introduces the concept of IBSE and places its delivery in a botanical garden, to visiting school groups,delivered to support the UK national curriculum. A 'must attend' course for any educator wanting to inspire the next generation of plant scientists and environmentalists.

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What is the biggest barrier to implementing IBSE in your practice?

Concern that I might lose control over the class during IBSE activities
Knowing which questions to ask to facilitate the IBSE activity
Changing from a didactic approach to an inquiry-based approach
Concern that the students will not be able to carry out the IBSE activities
Lack of confidence in delivering IBSE



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