ERIC Number: ED180778
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Senior Science Enrichment Modules. S.S.T.A. Research Centre Report No. 58.
Fedorak, Allen; And Others
Presented is a set of learning modules intended for teaching science to students in grades eleven and twelve. Each module incorporates problem solving using the scientific viewpoint and emphasizing the interface between science and society. The fifteen modules presented include the following topics: group dynamics; the value of science; a puzzle entitled "The Lebon Prize"; a role playing experience called "Dr. Stuffy"; nuclear power; the Herzberg lecture on boundaries of knowledge; lifeboat ethics; early science and the nature of matter; Plato, Aristotle and Ptolemy; Copernicus; Galileo; Newton; relativity; twenty ways the world could end; and a theory today. Each module is intended to last approximately one hour. An evaluation of the project is given at the back of the text. The appendices contain a preference survey and a student opinionnaire. (SA)
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Modules, Problem Solving, Science Activities, Science Curriculum, Scientific Enterprise, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science, Teaching Guides, Technology, Values
The Research Centre, Saskatchewan School Trustees Association, 570 Avord Tower, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada ($6.50)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Saskatchewan School Trustees Association, Regina.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original document