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ERIC Number: ED002392
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962-Sep
Pages: 256
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A SCIENCE PROGRAM FOR THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS OF LOWER MERION SCHOOL DISTRICT.
Lower Merion Township School District, Ardmore, PA.
AFTER AN EVALUATION MADE BY THE TEACHERS OF KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE 6, THE FOLLOWING AREAS OF CLARIFICATION, REWRITING, OR ADDITIONS WERE INDICATED--THE PURPOSE AND USE OF THE SCIENCE GUIDE, EVALUATION OF THE UNITS BY GRADES, ADDITIONAL MATERIALS FOR THE UNITS, A REWRITING OF PARTICULAR UNITS, HEALTH UNITS FOR GRADES 1 THROUGH 5, THE USE OF TEXTBOOKS, AND THE CENTRAL ROLE OF THE TEACHER. THE REMAINDER OF THE DOCUMENT CONSISTS OF UNITS OF STUDY. KINDERGARTEN UNITS INCLUDE--HEALTH, SCIENCE, AND SAFETY THROUGH A KINDERGARTEN CHILD'S DAY. RESOURCES, FILMS, FILMSTRIPS, AND A BIBLIOGRAPHY ARE GIVEN FOR THE TEACHER'S USE. FIRST GRADE UNITS INCLUDE--SEASONS, PLANTS AND ANIMALS, SOUND, WEATHER, THE SOLAR SYSTEM, AND FOOD AND NUTRITION. THIRD-GRADE UNITS LISTED ARE--SEEDS, ANIMAL WAYS, AIR MAGNETS, ELECTRICITY, AND HEALTH. THE UNITS FOR FOURTH GRADE ARE--EARTH'S ROCKY CRUST, PLANTS, WATER, MACHINES, OUR SOLAR SYSTEM, AND FIRST AID AND SAFETY. FIFTH-GRADE UNITS INCLUDE--WEATHER, ANCIENT PLANTS AND ANIMALS, MATTER, HEAT, ANIMALS, AND DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION. THE SIXTH-GRADE UNITS INCLUDED ARE--ATOMIC ENERGY, ELECTRICITY, THE UNIVERSE, AVIATION, AND THE HUMAN BODY. NO ADDITIONS WERE MADE TO THE KINDERGARTEN UNIT. IN THE FIRST, SECOND, AND THIRD GRADES NO UNITS WERE CHANGED, BUT A HEALTH UNIT WAS ADDED. ALL FOURTH-GRADE UNITS WERE BROADENED AND A NEW HEALTH UNIT ON FIRST AID WAS INCLUDED. FIFTH-GRADE UNITS WERE ENLARGED WITH A NEW UNIT WRITTEN FOR MATTER AND ENERGY AND A NEW HEALTH UNIT. SIXTH-GRADE UNITS WERE REVISED AND BROADENED, A NEW UNIT ON THE UNIVERSE WAS WRITTEN, AND A HEALTH UNIT WAS REVISED TO INCLUDE ALL THE MAJOR SYSTEMS OF THE BODY.
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Authoring Institution: Lower Merion Township School District, Ardmore, PA.
Identifiers: Pennsylvania (Ardmore)