Teaching Science Through Inquiry
The Scientific Practices
A more linear version of scientific inquiry is seen below.
The Crosscutting Concepts
The crosscutting concepts represent seven different lenses through which scientists can view a phenomenon. Framing questions should represent all of these lenses in the area of patterns, causality (cause and effect and structure and function), systems (systems and system models, scale/proportion/quantity, energy and matter, and stability and change)