Involved developing a approach of scripted enquiry learning working with 11-14 year olds to carry out Scientific explorations . They approach linked classrooms, school environment ,homes and local area supported by mobile technologies shared spaces .
They used 4 pieces of "mobile Kit"
- asus eepc
- garmin GPS
- digital camera
- date logger and sensors
The project developed a web or locally loaded computer toolkit (authored in drupal).
Learners looked at
- organic v non organic food looking at storage, and other issues. Including letting food decompose in learners mum fridges
- The effect of noise and disturbance on wild bird feed habits around schools
- fitness activity
the project has a web presence http://www.nquire.org.uk/
scripted enquiry tool can be used online or downloaded and hosted locally . The project is looking at future work using integrated devices for data collection ie Iphone Android phones