ERIC Number: ED161702
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Reference Count: 0
Science Teaching in the Elementary Schools: A Survey of Practices. Circular Number 749.
Blackwood, Paul E.
Detailed statistical information concerning elementary school science education in the 1961-62 school year is contained in this document. Survey information from the approximately 1,500 school districts participating in the study describe: (1) the enrollment and organization of public elementary schools; (2) the science curriculum, facilities, and equipment in elementary schools; (3) provisions for the identification and programs for working with children with special interests or aptitude in science and (4) inservice education activities in regard to elementary school science. A summary of the findings of the surveys as well as recommendations concerning the improvement of elementary school science instruction is provided. (CP)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Educational Research, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Inservice Education, Program Descriptions, Science Education, Science Equipment, Surveys, Teaching Methods
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($0.65)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: National Science Foundation
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