ERIC Number: ED035572
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: N/A
Probing the Natural World, Volume 1, Teachers Guide.
This is the teaching guide for the first third of a coordinated science program for grades seven through nine. The materials have been prepared according to the following Intermediate Science Curriculum Study rationale: (1) science at the junior-high-school level should serve a general education function, and (2) both processes and concepts should be stressed. The content selected for the seventh-grade course is "fundamental": the materials can be applied to a wide variety of situations and can lead to many and diverse generalizations. Thus, the content in this volume is organized around the twin themes of "Energy, Its Forms and Characteristics" and "Measurement and Operational Definition." The style of the materials lays stress upon individual work as opposed to general classroom activity, general discussion, and whole-group lectures. Included are (1) suggestions to teachers about working with chemicals, testing and grading, safety, working with self-pacing materials; (2) background material for teachers; and (3) suggestions about using student materials. (BR)
Descriptors: Grade 7, Instructional Materials, Junior High Schools, Physical Sciences, Science Activities, Secondary School Science, Teaching Guides
Intermediate Science Curriculum Study, Silver Burdett Company, Morristown, New Jersey 07960
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Univ., Tallahassee. Dept. of Science Education.