ERIC Number: ED021750
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1968
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Science Framework for California Public Schools, Preliminary.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
This framework was prepared by the State Advisory Committee on Science Education and is designed to provide assistance to persons responsible for science curriculum and instruction, as well as for writers and publishers of instructional materials. It purports to set forth and define the essential ingredients and structure of a K-12 instructional program in science. It spells out a philosophical position and describes the unique nature of science as it relates to science education. Emphasis is placed on a system of curriculum development utilizing goals, operational objectives, instructional strategies, and techniques inherent to any good science program. Prescriptive and definitive listings are avoided. The major divisions are (1) A Philosophical Position, (2) The Nature of Science, (3) A System of Curriculum Development, and (4) Teacher Education. Appended is a listing and discussion of science conceptual themes which can be used in curriculum development. Illustrative lesson materials are described under separate cover. (DS)
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Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title V