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Section One: The Inquiry Wheel
These Lessons Explain and Discuss a Way of Thinking about Scientific Methods, as applied by enterprising science researchers and practitioners. An ENTERPRISE is a compelling QUESTION we really want to answer or a complex PROBLEM we really want to solve!
Section Two: Resources for Student Enterprises
These lessons around student-selected phenomena of interest demonstrate my own approach to [scientific, educational, literary] research.
My starting point is to EXPLORE the Internet for reputable information and then COLLECT the most useful information (articles, images, websites) in a “ScienZjournal” as a way to document the trail of my research and a way to share my findings easily with others. I think of a ScienZjournal as a collection of thoughts– handwritten, typed, with drawings, charts, pictures– which becomes the raw material which you draw from to create your own well-researched written work, regardless of genre. In my case, my writing is generally [scientific, educational, literary].
So, what you see here is an initial step toward deep research– a LITERATURE REVIEW– an organized collection of relevant articles and related information so that, as a next step, I can write my own knowledgeable thoughts: 1) as a syllabarium, by which I mean, a collection of ten-syllable lines (more about that in another section), and 2) apply the ideas in my other [scientific, educational, literary] work.
A Practical Guide for Scientific Inquiry