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29/01/14  |  London

New lesson- ‘project survival’ from the University of Sofia.

This role play and follow on activity teaches young people about the variety of useful plants and their importance to humans.

05/12/13  |  London

An INQUIRE role play lesson on what it means to be a landscape architect: ‘A competition: Who can find the best tree for our avenue?’

During this lesson young people compete over a contract to plant an avenue of trees. This, not only, teaches them about plant science, but hones research skills, develops skills in working alone and collaborating and requires that they think about how best to present their findings.

14/11/13  |  London

Train the Trainer manual: helping you run your own INQUIRE course

This resource has been developed to allow botanic gardens and other cultural institutions to develop and deliver their own INQUIRE teacher and educator training courses.The aim is to make Inquiry-Based Science Education part of the educational practices of more institutions across Europe and beyond.

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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
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