ERIC Number: ED178365
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Selector's Guide for Junior High School Science Programs. EPIE Report: Number 89m.
Educational Products Information Exchange Inst., Stony Brook, NY.
This EPIE report contains parallel, common language descriptions of 26 life, physical, and earth science offerings for junior high school students from nine commercial publishers. Materials have been designed for one-year courses and have copyright dates from 1975-1980. Information for each program is presented under the following headings: (1) Intents (developer's rationale, learner goals, learner objectives); (2) Contents (content scope, content organization); (3) Methods/Activities (presentation of methodology, activities, equipment requirements, learning approach); (4) Tests/Assessments, Other Considerations (special characteristics such as inclusion of material about the theory of evoluation or human sexual reproduction); and (5) Learner Verification and Revision (classroom feedback gathered during trial stages of materials identified by evidence, population, ability level, and research instrument used). (PB)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education, Guides, Junior High School Students, Science Activities, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Programs, Secondary School Science, Textbook Evaluation, Textbook Publications, Textbook Selection
EPIE Institute, Box 620, Stony Brook, NY 11790 (no price quoted)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Products Information Exchange Inst., Stony Brook, NY.