NexGen Inquiry® Instructional Tools

Exciting, innovative, and research-based resources that promote and support the teaching and learning of science. Click on a resource below to learn more.

Instructional Posters

Colorful, visual models of Van Andel Institute for Education’s Instructional Model for Inquiry-based Science, Instructional Model for Engineering Design, Learning Environment and Habits of Mind, as well as student prompt posters for implementing inquiry-based instruction.

Instructional Model Component Cards

Classroom-ready wall cards that highlight each component of Van Andel Institute for Education’s Instructional Models to use with whole-class and small-group setups.

Investigation Component Sticker Book

Visual, tactile, color-coded labels that mirror the components of Van Andel Institute for Education’s Instructional Models for use in student journals.

Science Lessons

Standards-aligned lessons that bring the Van Andel Institute for Education Instructional Model for Inquiry-based Science to life, designed to save you time and engage your students.