Teaching Curiosity At Roosevelt High School in Seattle, teachers are using a new science curriculum called the Inquiry Method to teach biology. It's supposed to inspire curiosity -- sometimes at the expense of memorization of facts. NPR's Robert Smith is spending a whole year following the teachers and students at Roosevelt, and has this report. (6:15)
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At Roosevelt High School in Seattle, teachers are using a new science curriculum called the Inquiry Method to teach biology. It's supposed to inspire curiosity — sometimes at the expense of memorization of facts. NPR's Robert Smith is spending a whole year following the teachers and students at Roosevelt, and has this report. (6:15)

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