Materials for Graduates
have been developed to accompany and augment one of the IFI workshops.
This material started being presented in April, 1999 as an alternative
to the Pinhole Inquiry.
to IFI Activities
After presenting IFI activities at workshops, they slowly evolved
and changed from the original write-ups that are posted on the IFI
activities page. The following documents reflect some of these changes.
Learning and Inquiry
This material was presented at the Professional Development Design
Workshop after completing the Process Circus and the Ice Balloons
activities. It was also given out as a handout.
of the Extended Color Investigation
This material was developed for the summer workshop participants
who participated in a 10-15 hour extended investigation on the
topic of color. It is meant to clarify the steps during the complex
process of structuring the investigation and provide a rationale
for this design.
Kinds of Hands-on Science: Spinning Tops Activity
This is a modified version of the 3 kinds of hands-on science:
Foam Activity using the phenomena of spinning tops instead of foam.
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