How Scientists Work: What is Scientific Inquiry? VHS
From the beginning of human history, natural phenomena have puzzled people and caused them to ask questions. Scientific Inquiry is about answering these questions through investigation. Scientific inquiry is not a precise set of procedure, but rather a broad approach to investigation that ranges from very open-ended to very controlled investigations. Scientific Inquiry begins with questions: “Why? What’s going on? How is this explained?” In this program, we will follow Sherlock Holmes-type investigations in the everyday and natural worlds, leading to some surprising and fun discoveries.