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Lab School Inquiry Framework: STEM: Focused Research

Research Continuum for Science, Technology and Mathematics


What I, the Student, am Feeling

Emotional Response to Process:

  • Clarity
  • More focused reasoning

What I, the Student, am Doing


  • Experiment or test
  • Collect data


  • Analyze data using statistics
  • Create data tables and/or graphs

Conclusion:  Revisit Learning Challenge Pit

  • Draw conclusion by either supporting or rejecting hypothesis
  • May need to do more data collection or research

What the Teacher and Librarian are Doing

  • Teach statistical analysis
  • Model conclusion writing process

Before Moving On