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EAGER: WeInvestigate: Collaborative exploration of scientific phenomena with the assistance of hand-held simulations, prose, and graphics.

Primary Investigator(s): Annemarie Palincsar, Elliot Soloway

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $193,022

Period: 8/1/2013 - 7/31/2014

WeInvestigate will support middle-school teachers’ efforts to engage their students in:
1) reading challenging science texts that address core ideas as identified by the Next Generation Science Standards,
2) interpreting accompanying graphics,
3) using those graphics and texts to conduct investigations via simulations.