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ERIC Number: ED002260
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Apr
Pages: 72
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SCIENCE CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOLS, REPORT OF THE STATEWIDE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON SCIENCE INSTRUCTION IN THE HIGH SCHOOL.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
GUIDELINES FOR THOSE WHO ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR AND DIRECTLY CONCERNED WITH THE IMPROVEMENT OF SCIENCE INSTRUCTION ARE PRESENTED. PROBLEM AREAS RELATIVE TO SCIENCE INSTRUCTION IN GRADES 7-12 ARE--IDENTIFICATION OF ESSENTIAL IDEAS EMPHASIZED IN MODERNIZED COURSES, DELINEATION OF THE LABORATORY AS CENTRAL IN SCIENCE LEARNING AND INVESTIGATION PRACTICE, ENCOURAGEMENT OF THE PROFESSIONAL ADVANCEMENT OF TEACHERS, EXPLORATION OF MULTITRACK COURSES OR SECTIONS, AND INVESTIGATION OF THE PLACE OF SCIENCE IN THE COMPREHENSIVE HIGH SCHOOL. SPECIFIC SUBJECT MATTER AREAS ARE DISCUSSED, ALONG WITH DESCRIPTIONS OF ONGOING NATIONWIDE CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENTS IN SCIENCE COURSES. RECOMMENDATIONS ARE MADE REGARDING TIME ALLOTMENTS FOR SCIENCE COURSES, TEACHER TRAINING AND ASSIGNMENT, AND EQUIPMENT AND RESOURCES AVAILABLE FOR SCIENCE INSTRUCTION. SUGGESTED SEQUENCES FOR A 6-YEAR SCIENCE PROGRAM, GRADES 7-12 FOR NINE TRACKS, ARE ARRANGED IN CHART FORM WITH AN ANALYSIS GIVEN OF EACH.
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Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Identifiers: California (Sacramento)