ERIC Number: ED211320
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
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Alternatives for Science Education: A Consultative Document.
Association for Science Education, Cambridge (England).
Prepared by a small working party established under the auspices of the Education (Research) Committee of the Association for Science Education, this consultative document provides information for educational administrators and science teachers who are concerned with the place of science in education. Part one of the document reviews the educational, social, and theoretical background contributing to the present position of science education in British schools. Part two summarizes the present status of science education, discussing examinations, the science curriculum, and the implications and resources for the current science curriculum. Part three offers a range of possible curriculum models for the consideration of science teachers, advisors, and curriculum planners. Also considered are the aims of science education and the part education through science can play in general education. (CS)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Models, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Education History, Secondary School Science, State of the Art Reviews
The Association for Science Education, College Lane, Hatfield, Herts, England AL10 9AA (write for correct price).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Science Education, Cambridge (England).