ERIC Number: ED395761
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
A Closer Look at Pasadena's K-6 Science Program. Science for Early Educational Development (SEED).
Yure, Jennifer; And Others
This document is a description of an inquiry oriented, hands-on, kit-based science program initiated by the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) in collaboration with the California Institute of Technology in its culturally diverse urban school district. Descriptions include the PUSD science program setting, the major components of the program, teacher training or inservice, the role of the science professional and the science resource teacher, kit-based curriculum, ongoing professional development-assessment and pedagogy, and innovation value and impact. The curriculum section deals with PUSD science standards for K-12, kits for K-6 science, and the PUSD K-6 science curriculum. This document also includes copies of the Project SEED (Science for Early Educational Development) newsletter, expansions of the program, teacher professional development opportunities, and some of the details of the Pasadena Center plan. (JRH)
Descriptors: Cooperation, Elementary Education, Hands on Science, Inquiry, Professional Development, Science Curriculum, Science Programs, Teacher Education
California Institute of Technology, Caltech 256-48, Pasadena, CA 91125.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Inst. of Tech., Pasadena.; Pasadena Unified School District, CA.
Identifiers: Pasadena Unified School District CA