Investigating Environmental Science through Inquiry contains 34 inquiry-based, environmental science investigations. Each experiment includes a preliminary activity, teacher information, sample researchable questions, and sample data. Labs are correlated to AP and IB standards. Topics covered include:
Earth Systems and Resources/Air and Water
Earth Systems and Resources/Soil
The Living World
Global Change and Population
Energy Resources and Consumption
Based on recommendations from the National Research Council report, Learning and Understanding: Improving Advanced Study of Mathematics and Science in U.S. High Schools (2002) and leading inquiry-based learning experts.
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Each Vernier Lab Book includes:
Complete student experiments with materials list, step-by-step instructions, data tables, and questions.
Teacher Information section for each experiment with complete directions for setting up experiments, helpful hints, and sample graphs and data.
Word-processing files of the student sections on a CD so that any experiment may be easily edited to your specifications (Microsoft Word for Macintosh and Windows files).