“There are three principal means of acquiring knowledge… observation of nature, reflection, and experimentation. Observation collects facts; reflection combines them; experimentation verifies the result of that combination. “Denis Diderot
The best way to learn is through hands-on experience, some concepts do not just come fully explained in theory, but through an experiment. Grade 10 class carries out a geographical investigation on “Measuring Infiltration rates”, performed on different soil types. It may seem an easy task to learn from a book or a lecture, but it is necessary to let students figure things out so the topic sticks, and they never forget. An engaged learner has to utilize all their senses in order to grasp. There is a difference between information and knowledge.