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The Wonderful World of Wonderopolis

As a teacher librarian, I’ve pondered why it is so difficult to teach inquiry to middle schoolers when my three-year-old is constantly chanting, “Why?” If you’ve experienced this problem, I may have some help. Wonderopolis is a great website to help bring back the natural curiosity and imagination of elementary and middle school students. Here’s how it works. Each day a new question is explored, such as What is a fish tornado?, or How are viruses and bacteria different?, or How many is a Googol? Students can watch a short... Read More