ERIC Number: ED026245
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
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An Examination of the Classificatory Ability of Children Who Have Been Exposed to One of the "New" Elementary Science Programs.
Allen, Leslie Robert
Compared on classificatory ability were the performances of children in grades 2-4 who had been exposed to the Science Curriculum Improvement Study (SCIS) program for two years and children who had not. No significant differences in performance either quantitatively or qualitatively were detected. It was concluded that the grouping and classificatory exercises provided by the SCIS program were redundant, and it was suggested that practice be offered in hierarchical reclassification and the transfer of classificatory skills. (GR)
Descriptors: Classification, Cognitive Processes, Concept Formation, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary School Science, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Program Evaluation, Science Course Improvement Projects
University Microfilms, 300 North Zeeb Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106 (Order No. 68-25, Microfilm $3.00, Xerography $6.60).
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Authoring Institution: California Univ., Berkeley.
Identifiers: Science Curriculum Improvement Study