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ERIC Number: ED011000
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 52
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Reference Count: 0
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THEORY INTO ACTION...IN SCIENCE CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT.
National Science Teachers Association, Washington, DC.
A THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK AND GUIDELINES FOR SCIENCE CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT ARE PRESENTED IN THIS VOLUME. THE BOOKLET CONSISTS OF THREE SECTIONS PLUS AN APPENDIX. IN THE FIRST SECTION A SCIENCE EDUCATOR PROPOSES A PLAN FOR SCIENCE TEACHING COMPATIBLE WITH THE NATURE OF SCIENCE, CULTURAL CHANGES, AND THE EXPANDING BODY OF KNOWLEDGE. THE CHOICE OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS FOR TEACHING CONCEPTUAL SCHEMES AND SCIENTIFIC SKILLS IS DISCUSSED. THE SECOND SECTION OF THE VOLUME IS A COMMITTEE REPORT CONTAINING A LIST OF SEVEN CONCEPTUAL SCHEMES OF SCIENCE AND A LIST OF FIVE MAJOR CONSTITUENTS OF THE SCIENTIFIC PROCESS. EACH LISTED ITEM IS DISCUSSED. PLANS AND SUGGESTIONS FOR A LOCAL ACTION PROGRAM TO FOSTER CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT CONSTITUTE THE THIRD SECTION OF THE BOOKLET. THE ESSENTIAL COMPONENTS FOR A LOCAL ACTION PROGRAM ARE LISTED. TWELVE GUIDELINES FOR DEVELOPING A COORDINATED K-12 PROGRAM ARE ALSO LISTED AND DISCUSSED. THE APPENDIX INCLUDES THE NATIONAL SCIENCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION POSITION ON CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT IN SCIENCE AND A BIBLIOGRAPHY. THIS DOCUMENT IS ALSO AVAILABLE FROM THE NATIONAL SCIENCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION, 1201 SIXTEENTH ST., N.W., WASHINGTON, D.C. 20036, FOR $1.50. THE STOCK NUMBER IS 471-14282. (RS)
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Authoring Institution: National Science Teachers Association, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA