Snail Investigations is a fictional account of a class who sets out to figure out what makes a good snail habitat, so they can keep snails in their classroom. This book describes the investigations these students conduct and what they learn about how snails, like other organisms, need food, water, shelter, and air to survive.
The book highlights the cycle of scientific inquiry and depicts the triumphs and missteps of a group of classroom scientists. It shows how it is possible to investigate to find answers to questions.
Snail Investigations models the process of conducting a scientific investigation and provides an opportunity for students to practice interpreting data.