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Title: 
Open investigations in science: posing problems and asking investigative questions
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Issue Date: 
2002
Citation: 
Teaching and Learning, 23(2), 155-166
Abstract: 
To carry out an investigation, one must first pose a researchable problem and ask investigative questions. However, this is a difficult task for many students who are more accustomed to having the problem given to them. Furthermore, the questions that students ask are sometimes non-investigable.
This paper ofiers suggestions on how teachers can help students formulate problems and questions that nre feasible for investigations. A typology of investigable and non-investigable questions is also
given.
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ISSN: 
0129-7112
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