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TABLE2ExamplesofStudentTrendsforEachofthePhasesofInquiry

Not all questions the students asked, however, were rich enough to encompass the content the teachers had selected. For instance, Michelle’s group asked: “Will oranges or grapefruit peels decompose faster with worms?” Although the question entailed comparing the rates of decomposition of two different types of citric fruits, it did not provide opportunities to explore what variables influence decomposition.