Science Practices: Conducting Field Investigations

This page provides webinars and resources related to conducting successful field investigations.


This webinar from 2016 was hosted by Pat Otto, Washington's Project Learning Tree coordinator, from the Pacific Education InstituteThe webinar goes from categorizing questions to constructing arguments/explanations of data.

Watch Pat Otto's webinar on youtube.

Resources and Links:

• Jennifer Bourgeault's Conducting Field Investigation webinar slides from Oct 2017 (PDF)

Field Investigations, Using Outdoor Environments to Foster Student Learning of Scientific Practices

• Other FieldSTEM Guides

• NGSS Practices on Conducting and Carrying Out Investigations

• Preparing your research plan blog post by GLOBE Science Working Group member Constantinos Cartalis.