Next Generation Science Standards and the 5E instructional model

January 1st, 2014 | RESEARCH

Researchers have described the inquiry process as involving five Es: engage, explore, explain, elaborate, and evaluate. Designed to facilitate the process of conceptual change in science, the 5E model can help students at almost any level engage in scientific practices. This brief correlates the 5E framework outlined by Bybee and colleagues with the science practices described in the Framework for K–12 Science Education.


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Tana Peterman, Author, University of Washington

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: General STEM | Nature of science
Resource Type: Research Brief | Research Products
Environment Type: Afterschool Programs | Informal | Formal Connections | K-12 Programs | Public Programs | Summer and Extended Camps