discussion list of the second edition of the Italian Inquire training course for teachers and botanic gardens educators on IBSE - Inquiry based science education. This course is part of the implementation of the European Inquire project. This project aims at disseminating inquiry based science education (IBSE)teaching resources for primary and secondary schools and for the informal education system (Lerning outside the classroom in museums, botanic gardens and nature reserves). This list will provide a way for all course participants to interact and communicate with each other, exchanging ideas and best practice. The education resources developed in the project and debated on the list will mainly focus on biodiverity conservation and climate change.