Name:

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)

Procedure:

  1. Indicate to teacher the _____ corner of the bottom of the box to be observed.
  2. Choose one group member to observe corner.
  3. Have group member observe selected corner's color, number and name (if visible).
  4. 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.