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ERIC Number: ED020109
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Sep
Pages: 1
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POSITION AND MOTION, A SCIENCE UNIT FOR THE UPPER ELEMENTARY GRADES, STUDENT MANUAL.
BERGER, CARL; MONTGOMERY, MARSHALL
THIS MANUAL IS DESIGNED FOR STUDENTS IN UPPER ELEMENTARY GRADES STUDYING THE SCIENCE CURRICULUM IMPROVEMENT STUDY (SCIS) UNIT "POSITION AND MOTION". THE OVERALL STRUCTURE OF THE UNIT FOLLOWS A CYCLE OF PRELIMINARY EXPLORATION, INVENTION OF SPECIFIC CONCEPTS RELATED TO REFERENCE FRAMES, AND DISCOVERY OF THE USEFULNESS OF THE CONCEPT. PARTICULAR ATTENTION IS GIVEN TO CHILDREN'S SKILL IN DESCRIBING POSITION AND MOTION. THE UNIT IS DIVIDED INTO FIVE PARTS WHICH ARE (1) POLAR COORDINATES, (2) REFERENCE DIRECTIONS, (3) RECTANGULAR COORDINATES, (4) OBJECTS IN MOTION, AND (5) COLLISION EXPERIMENTS. EACH PART IS DIVIDED INTO SEVERAL CHAPTERS. EXTENSIVE USE IS MADE OF PHOTOGRAPHS, GRAPHS, DIAGRAMS, AND DRAWINGS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF CONCEPTS. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM THE SCIENCE CURRICULUM IMPROVEMENT STUDY, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA 94720. (DS)
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Authoring Institution: California Univ., Berkeley. Science Curriculum Improvement Study.
Identifiers: NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION