ERIC Number: ED190368
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Probing the Natural World, Level III, Student Guide: In Orbit. Intermediate Science Curriculum Study.
Bonar, John R., Ed.; Hathway, James A., Ed.
This is the student's text of one unit of the Intermediate Science Curriculum Study (ISCS) for level III students (grade 9). This unit focuses on the properties of sunlight, the use of spectrums and spectroscopes, the heat and energy of the sun, the measurement of astronomical distances, and the size of the sun. Activities are student-centered and intended for individualized instruction. The text is accompanied by illustrations. Excursions are provided as optional activities to allow the students to pursue a topic in greater depth. (SA)
Descriptors: Astronomy, Energy, Grade 9, Individualized Instruction, Instructional Materials, Junior High Schools, Laboratory Manuals, Laboratory Procedures, Measurement, Science Activities, Science Course Improvement Projects, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science, Solar Radiation, Space Sciences
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Florida State Univ., Tallahassee. Dept. of Science Education.
Identifiers: Intermediate Science Curriculum Study
Note: For related documents, see SE 031 300-330, ED 035 559-560, ED 049 032, and ED 052 940. Contains photographs and colored and shaded drawings and print which may not reproduce well.