Notes FAQ Contact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Audience
Showing 1 to 15 of 27 results
Rubba, Peter A., Ed.; Rye, James A., Ed.; Keig, Patricia F., Ed.; DiBiase, Warren J., Ed. – 2000
Papers from the proceedings of the 2000 Annual Meeting of the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science (AETS) include: (1) "A Quantitative Examination of Teacher Self Efficacy and Knowledge of the Anture of Science" (Chun, Sajin and Oliver, J. Steve); (2) "Investigating Preservice Elementary Teachers' Self-Efficacy Relative to Self…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Science Curriculum
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Rye, James A.; Smolski, Stefan – Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas, 2007
Teachers can use pedometers to facilitate inquiry learning and show students the need for mathematics in scientific investigation. The authors conducted activities with secondary students that investigated intake and expenditure components of the energy balance algorithm, which led to inquiries about pedometers and related data. By investigating…
Descriptors: Research Design, Physical Activities, Science Instruction, Energy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Selmer, Sarah J.; Bolyard, Johnna J.; Rye, James A. – Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 2011
Students in the 21st century are exposed daily to a staggering amount of numerically infused media. In this era of abundant numeric data, students must be able to engage in sound statistical reasoning when making life decisions after exposure to varied information. The context of nutrition can be used to engage upper elementary and middle school…
Descriptors: Statistics, Mathematics Instruction, Thinking Skills, Nutrition
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Rye, James A.; Selmer, Sarah J.; Pennington, Sara; Vanhorn, Laura; Fox, Sarah; Kane, Sarah – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2012
A national movement is underway to establish elementary school gardens, which can serve both academic and social purposes. These gardens can positively impact students' science achievement and provide the thematic and hands-on approach especially conducive to learning for students with disabilities. Garden-based learning (GBL) broadens the scope…
Descriptors: Plants (Botany), Gardening, Community Resources, Grade 4
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Rye, James A. – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2001
Reports on a workshop on electronic concept mapping with a group (n=18) of science teachers in a Health Sciences and Technology Academy (HSTA). Suggests using this software for the academic enrichment of underserved students, regular classroom instruction, and inservice training for colleagues. Concludes that HSTA teachers embrace electronic…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Educational Technology, Professional Development, Science Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Rye, James A.; Rubba, Peter A. – School Science and Mathematics, 2002
Scores student-constructed concept maps (n=17) that emerged from post-instructional interviews about chlorofluorocarbons against a teacher-expert map using a scheme weighted for relationships. Supports the recommendations of others to use expert referents and emphasize concept relationships in assessing concept maps. (Author/MM)
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Evaluation, Grade 8, Middle Schools
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Rye, James A. – School Science and Mathematics, 1999
Presents an activity that integrates mathematics and science and focuses on estimation, percent, proportionality, ratio, interconverting units, deriving algorithms mathematically, energy transformation, interactions of energy and matter, bioavailability, composition, density, inferring, and data gathering through scientific interpretation.…
Descriptors: Energy, Estimation (Mathematics), Higher Education, Integrated Activities
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Rye, James A.; Zizzi, Samuel J.; Vitullo, Elizabeth A.; Tompkins, Nancy O'Hara – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2005
The United States is experiencing an obesity epidemic: A science-technology-society public health issue tied to our built environment, which is characterized by heavy dependence on automobiles and reduced opportunities to walk and bicycle for transportation. This presents an informal science education opportunity within "science in personal and…
Descriptors: Science Education, Public Health, Obesity, Physical Activities
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Rye, James A. – Rural Educator, 1998
The Health Science and Technology Academy (HSTA), a partnership between West Virginia University and primarily rural communities in West Virginia, provides after-school science clubs for financially disadvantaged and minority students and encourages their interests in science, technology, and health science careers. Science teachers participating…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Career Exploration, Cooperative Programs, Disadvantaged Youth
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Rye, James A.; Strong, Donna D.; Rubba, Peter A. – Social Education, 2001
Explores the inclusion of science-technology-society (STS) education in social studies. Provides background information on global warming and the depletion of the ozone layer. Focuses on reasons for teaching global climate change in the social studies classroom and includes teaching suggestions. Offers a list of Web sites about global climate…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Climate Change, Educational Strategies, Global Warming
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Rye, James A.; Bardwell, Genevieve; Hu, Jun – Science Educator, 1999
Describes an academic-enrichment program that targets underrepresented secondary students and strives to increase their competence in science and technology, potential for leadership, allegiance to local communities, and interest in post-secondary careers in the health sciences. Contains 22 references. (WRM)
Descriptors: Enrichment Activities, Extracurricular Activities, Females, Health Occupations
Rye, James A.; Priselac, Nancy; Bardwell, Jenny – 1999
The Health Sciences and Technology Academy (HSTA), administered through West Virginia University, provides professional development to science teachers who partner with higher education faculty in a science and math enrichment program for financially disadvantaged African American students. This program focuses on human nutrition and has…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty, Graphing Calculators
Rye, James A.; Campbell, Star; Bardwell, Jenny – 1999
This paper discusses strategies that can be used to realize interdisciplinary instruction at the secondary level and details a sample curriculum that employs themes related to human nutrition. The Secondary Level Interdisciplinary Curriculum is organized around five thematic units that present nutrition issues highly relevant to adolescents:…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Health, High Schools, Human Body
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Rye, James A. – Science Teacher, 1997
Details an investigation concerned with the composition of a grape to illustrate how food and nutrition topics can drive inquiry-oriented science learning. Students design experiments that surround the development of a fictitious new beverage. (DDR)
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Data Collection, Elementary Secondary Education, Food
PDF pending PDF release pending
Rubba, Peter A., Ed.; Rye, James A., Ed.; DiBiase, Warren J., Ed.; Crawford, Barbara A., Ed. – 2002
This document contains the proceedings of the 2002 Annual International Conference of the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science which was held in Charlotte, North Carolina, January 10-13, 2002. Papers include: (1) "Teaching Science Methods Courses with Web-Enhanced Activities" (Alec M. Bodzin); (2) "How Is Your Lawnmower Working?…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Block Scheduling, Conference Papers, Elementary Secondary Education
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2