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07/03/12  |  Cape Town, South Africa

Rural School Running on Methane Bio-Gas

Are renewable sources of energy used in your school? How can you incorporate them? Here is a good example of a sustainable school in Cape Town. Tucked against the rolling hills of South Africa’s Eastern Cape province, a small rural school has been turning its kitchen scraps and agricultural and human waste into methane gas for cooking and nutrient-rich fertiliser, and is even recycling its water.

23/02/12  |  Coimbra, Portugal

Coimbra: INQUIRE Project! - Take One -

22 participants - 16 teachers and 6 educators - are receiving practical training in IBSE in Coimbra Botanical Garden, learning more about the garden itself and its biodiversity. The trainees have gradually become familiar with all the resources available, but the best is yet to come: practical application of the IBSE approach with their students!

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Nos espaços verdes do Porto há várias flores nesta altura do ano: Os rododendros, Rhododendron sp.exibem flores rosa fúscia, brancas e vermelho sangue. Os aloés e opuntias, ambos de ambientes desérticos têm flores alaranjadas. As japoneiras com flores na maioria rosa claro e escuro, branco. As magnólias têm cores fúscia e branco. O loureiro, Laurus nobilis tem pequenas inflorescências brancas. Estas são as flores do fim do Inverno e outras mais a acrescentar.

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21/02/12  |  León, Nicaragua

INQUIRE Project presentation in Nicaragua

Last November, the INQUIRE Project was presented in Nicaragua, creating opportunities for future collaboration.

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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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