Doing Science—Lesson 1—Inquiring Minds Inquiring Minds At a Glance Overview . Lesson 1 introduces students to basic aspects of scientific inquiry and the nature of science. In this lesson, students begin developing their own understanding of the process of scientific inquiry. Master 1.1, The Mystery Cube Template Patterns in Science | Inquiry Cubes Aug 21, 2015Science is all about finding patterns. topic starts on the very first day. To help get my students thinking and analyzing, we spend most of the day with the Inquiry Cube Challenge. Overview. I have included a printable template at the bottom of this post that can be cut out and folded into cubes.