The primary purpose of this excercise is to allow students to develop
their inquiry skills using the World Wide Web.
Depending on the level of the students involved this assignment was
designed with teams of 2 to 4 in mind.
It can be implemented as a contest or as a several week project (or
both, I am a competitive cuss).
If you require answers, e-mail me using firstname.lastname@example.org
. Use the code name of the swiss developmental psychologist who came
up with the concept of "constructivist" intellectual development
- so that I know I am dealing with a teacher. However, the answers are
out there on the web and the links I provided the students are good ones.
The seventh wave is simply access to any of the various "Ask a
Scientist" sites which are plentiful across the Web. Following are
simply a few: