Science is all about answering questions. So if your team has a question they are trying to answer about a community problem, this is the Mission Method they should choose (if they have a problem they want to SOLVE, have them check out Engineering Design).
If you’re looking for more information about EITHER Scientific Inquiry or Engineering Design check out this Investigative Techniques document.
Mission Folder questions for Scientific Inquiry
Rubric for Scientific Inquiry Mission Folder
A suggested timeline for completing a Scientific Inquiry Mission Folder (or create your own timeline for your students using this template)
If you’re grading the student responses to the Mission Folder sections separately, try using these broken down rubrics: