ERIC Number: ED368565
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Look of the Future: Report of the Governor's Committee on High School Science Laboratories for the 21st Century.
Boyd, Laslo; Sachwald, Judith
This document includes the strategies being used by the state of Maryland to reach five goals and six essential outcomes regarding science education for their students. Also included is a discussion of seven recommendations made by committee members and reviewers of this effort to improve the quality and use of science laboratories in Maryland. The recommendations are: (1) Science education must be a high priority; (2) there should be a strong focus on the laboratory experience; (3) the "Maryland School Science Facilities Guidelines" should be updated; (4) advanced and specialized laboratory facilities and equipment need to be provided; (5) science teachers need continuing education; (6) partnerships among high schools, universities, private industry, and government should be encouraged; and (7) state financial support should be tied to science outcomes. Appendixes include a letter from the governor and a list of reviewers. (ZWH)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore.