Big Questions are those that inspire students to explore all possibilities – there should be no easy answer! Here’s a selection from the global SOLE community to get you started – feel free to suggest yours to be included.
How will the life of a person who cannot read or write be?
Author : manasa vangipuram
Life | Philosophy | Psychology | Reading | Writing
What are the Northern Lights?
Author : Param
Goa | Paradise school
Atmosphere | Mythology | Science | Space | Weather
What happens when we sleep?
Author : Mohammad Reza
Iran | Tehran
Dreams | Sleep
Why are clouds white?
Clouds | Geography | Science | Weather
Why does the rainbow have only seven colours?
Author : Shantanu Thaker
colours | rainbow | Science
Why do people create music?
Author : Joyce Schoenmaker
Human Behaviour | Music
Why don’t humans eat bugs (usually)?
Author : Mike Lyons
bugs | Food | Humans
What is the largest musical industry?
Author : Ms Atalya Masi
industry | Music
What are some strategies to reduce the number of dogs and cats killed by local governments?
Animals | Government
Does music need to be notated or captured in today’s society?
Music | Society
What is the most significant cultural music in the world?
Culture | Music
O que torna o ser humano único? (What makes human beings unique?)
Author : Lima Araújo
Anthropology | Biology | Philosophy
What makes you happy?
Author : Ratna Perikala
How are you ?
Author : Aymen Marghli
What do we know about the way Native Americans lived, worked and played? How does environment change the way they lived?
Author : Elizabeth Shackleton
Ben Franklin Elementary | Lawrenceville | NJ
Anthropology | Culture | Environment | Native American
Are we the only thing in this universe?
Author : Emmanuel
Philosophy | Space
How do we hear?
Author : Kristen
Mount Maunganui | New Zealand
audio | Biology | Senses
Why do we build walls? (Year 1 – age 5-6 year old project)
Author : Jill Proctor
Cheltenham | England
Architecture | History
How can we ensure all transportation use only renewable/clean energy for zero emission.
Author : Binod Ojha
Climate Change | Environment | Renewable Energy
What would happen to Earth if the hole in the ozone layer continues to grow?
Author : Rachel Webb
Alaska | Thorne Bay
Climate Change | Conservation | Environment
How can a country reduce poverty?
Author : Olutayo Afelumo
What is the relationship between the Andes mountain range and the coastal child phenomenon?
Author : Yolanda Vergara Sarmiento
How can renewable energy help reduce global warming?
Climate | Energy | Environment | Global Warming
Why can humans drink cow’s milk?
Author : RICARDO AUGUSTO SALGUERO GRAJALES
Colombia | IBAGUÉ-TOLIMA
How does music affect society?
Author : Erick Moreno
Culture | Music | Society
Why is space dark?
Author : Dhanashree Rajopadhye
India | Pune
Light | Physics | Solar System