ERIC Number: ED040075
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970
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Biology Teachers' Handbook, Second Edition.
Klinckmann, Evelyn; And Others
This is the second edition of the handbook written for teachers using the Biological Sciences Curriculum Study (BSCS) materials. Section one describes the historical background, aims and emphases of the BSCS materials and includes behavioral objectives for teaching inquiry processes. Section two includes 44 "Invitations to Enquiry." Section three, "The Teaching of Biology," includes discussions of strategies for laboratory activities, questioning strategies, strategies for class discussion, the reading of textbooks, techniques of testing and evaluation, visits to museums and zoos, and the use of visual aids. Section four gives background information in physics, chemistry and statistics of use to biology teachers. Appendices include a list of republished publications, papers in biology, a selected bibliography of biological publications, guidelines for planning biology laboratories, sources of supply and techniques for preparing laboratory materials, sources of films, and a bibliography relating to career opportunities in the biological sciences. (EB)
Descriptors: Biology, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Evaluation, Inquiry, Instruction, Instructional Materials, Resource Materials, Secondary School Science, Teaching Guides
John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, N. Y.
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Authoring Institution: Biological Sciences Curriculum Study, Boulder, CO.