Welcome to the Center for Inquiry-Based Learning.

CIBL is constantly reviewing new science curriculum to meet changing standards and new areas of emphasis, such as Common Core and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). CIBL offers services for schools and districts all over North Carolina. Services include:

  • science kit rental
  • science kit refurbishment packages
  • science kit management
  • support for administration, including science program consulting
  • professional development on
    • science kit usage
    • inquiry-based science for Pre-K teachers

LEARN MORE about getting started.

what’s new

New for 2015-16:

NC 8th Grade Life Science STEM Kit

A complete 9-week unit covering the 8th Grade Life Science strand of the NC Essential Science Standards

Topics include:

  • Nutrition
  • Biotechnology
  • Diseases caused by living organisms
  • Ecosystems
  • And more!
Contact CIBL to schedule a training and reserve a kit  

to enroll or to rent kits

contact Mara


“The Story of a Kit”