Inquiry Box Report
©2004 J. Frostad and G. Thayer.
Question: What's on the bottom of the box?
A Better Question: What color and number are on a bottom corner of the box?
Background: (Summarize all of your observations about the visible sides of the box. Include any drawings or diagrams your group has made).
Hypothesis: If we could look at the _______ corner of the bottom of the box, then _____ will be seen, because _____.
Equipment: (List equipment used for this inquiry)
- Indicate to teacher the _____ corner of the bottom of the box to be observed.
- Choose one group member to observe corner.
- Have group member observe selected corner's color, number and name (if visible).
- Have group member share observation and record results in detail.
Data: On the _____ corner of the bottom of the box was (include all details) _____ (include drawing of observed corner).
Conclusion: The hypothesis was "if the _____ corner of the bottom of the box is viewed, _____ will be seen, because _____". The hypothesis was (rejected/supported). The results of the test were _____. These results (agreed/disagreed) with the predicted results.