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As you read this, use these questions/ideas as a way to think more clearly about

As you read this, use these questions/ideas as a way to think more clearly about the inquiry wheel and your current understanding of scientific methods/processes.
Describe your current understanding of the scientific process / scientific inquiry/research process.
How is this conception (Robinson 2004) of scientific method different from what you currently know or have been taught?
Pick one spoke of this wheel and describe what the illustration implies about how these processes work. For example, consider “Questions ↔ Observing.” Describe what this illustration is trying to show about how this portion of the process works. What does this suggest about every spoke of the wheel?
How might the spoke you chose be related to a neighbor or non-neighbor spoke?
Where does the inquiry process begin, and where does it end?
Why do you need to understand this process if you are
a doctor, dentist, veterinarian
a sales rep for a drug company
a bench tech working for ATCC (originally – American Type Culture Collection) who is bundling cell cultures of Human T cells for research on AIDS
an outdoor educator with the National Park Service
a K – 8 educator