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Bacterial Growth : A Problem Based Inquiry Lab

This is a revision of an old cookie cutter lab, into a new problem based scientific inquiry lab

Michael L

on 14 January 2013

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Transcript of Bacterial Growth : A Problem Based Inquiry Lab

fig. 1 Bacterial Growth A Structured Inquiry Revision Jeremy Kiesler
Michael Lathery A science lab-
Under the Microscope Identify Questions Observe and Record Form a prediction Pre- Lab

Think Now Arrange Procedures Develop Materials List Given an applicable scenario Conduct the Experiment Conclusion/Extrapolation The Experiment: The students are tasked with determining the effectiveness of disinfectants and antibiotics in inhibiting the growth of the bacteria E. coli. Original Revision Pre-Lab Comes after some initial brainstorming and interest 'sparking'. A real scientist doesn't need to know techniques before they even know what experiment they are performing. A real life application takes this cookie cutter lab from the abstract and unrelatable, to something students can understand, mentally manipulate, and critically thinking about how what they are doing has an actual impact on the world around them. These are valuable skills that are useful, not just for a passing grade. Form the Questions Make a Prediction Will include drawings, diagrams, and data tables Draw a conclusion based on evidence Review prediction based on recorded data and observations Take their understanding one more step
Application of knowledge gained Questions/Comments?
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