ERIC Number: ED241291
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Sense from Senses. Study Guide. Unit J. ZIM-SCI, Zimbabwe Secondary School Science Project. Year 2.
The Zimbabwe Secondary School Science Project (ZIM-SCI) developed student study guides, corresponding teaching guides, and science kits for a low-cost science course which could be taught during the first 2 years of secondary school without the aid of qualified teachers and conventional laboratories. This ZIM-SCI study guide presents activities and experiments for a unit dealing with the human senses. Anatomy and physiology of the eyes (sight), ears (hearing), tongue (taste), nose (smell), and skin (feel/touch) are investigated. The study of these individual sense organs is then related to the structure and function of the nervous systen. Parts of the brain as well as major nerves are examined during dissection of a rat. The unit concludes with simple experiments designed to establish concepts of reflex action, reflex arc, and voluntary and involuntary actions. Information is provided throughout the unit to help students understand the concepts behind the activities and experiments. (JN)
Descriptors: Ears, Eyes, General Science, Light, Neurology, Perception, Science Activities, Science Education, Science Experiments, Science Programs, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science, Sensory Experience, Units of Study
University of Zimbabwe, P.O. Box MP 167, Mount Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Zimbabwe Univ., Harare. Dept. of Curriculum Studies.; Ministry of Education and Culture (Zimbabwe).
Identifiers: Sense Organs; Zimbabwe Secondary School Science Project
Note: For the teacher's guide, see SE 043 983; for related documents, see ED 239 871-903 and SE 043 980-985.