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ERIC Number: ED011001
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963-May
Pages: 79
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Reference Count: 0
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GUIDELINES FOR DEVELOPMENT OF PROGRAMS IN SCIENCE INSTRUCTION, REPORT OF A STUDY MAKING SPECIFIC REFERENCE TO THE TEACHING FUNCTION OF THE LABORATORY IN SECONDARY SCHOOL SCIENCE PROGRAM.
National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC.
A DISCUSSION OF THE GENERAL PHILOSOPHY AND PRINCIPLES OF SCIENCE EDUCATION WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO LABORATORY WORK AND SUGGESTIONS FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF SCIENCE TEACHING ARE PRESENTED. THE DISCUSSION OF GENERAL PRINCIPLES INCLUDES SUCH TOPICS AS (1) THE PURPOSE OF THE LABORATORY IN SCIENCE TEACHING, (2) THE NATURE OF THE CURRENT SCIENTIFIC ENDEAVOR, (3) LEARNING THEORY AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR LABORATORY STUDY, (4) STUDENT TRAITS, (5) THE PREPARATION OF TEACHERS, (6) THE PHYSICAL PLANT AND FACILITIES, AND (7) RECENT EXPERIMENTAL APPROACHES TO THE SECONDARY SCHOOL SCIENCE CURRICULUM. SUGGESTIONS RELATED TO THE TEACHING OF SCIENCE ARE OFFERED FOR THE SAME TOPICS. APPENDIXES IN THIS WORK INCLUDE COURSE TOPICS AND ANNOTATED FILM LISTS FOR PSSC PHYSICS, BSCS BIOLOGY, CBA CHEMISTRY, AND CHEMS CHEMISTRY. A LIST OF GENERAL REFERENCES IS ALSO INCLUDED. (RS)
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Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Biological Sciences Curriculum Study; CHEMICAL BOND APPROACH; Chemical Education Materials Study; DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA; Physical Science Study Committee