Should we use pesticides to eliminate the gypsy moth in Cloverdale?
Should we eliminate Canadian geese to prevent the problems of overpopulation (for example, habitat damage)?
Should we eliminate mosquitos to prevent the spread of West Nile Virus?
Is it acceptable for companies to cut down trees to build new construction if they replace the trees?
Are beavers a big enough problem that we should eliminate or relocate their dams in Surrey?
Each group focused on one big question and connected with someone in the community by email or through Twitter to gather information that would help them make a reasoned judgment about their issue. The whole inquiry process was a great example of how we are stronger when we collaborate and how critical thinking is important to help us think about relevant scientific issues in our community. Ask us about how we chose to share our learning and check it out on Fresh Grade!