ERIC Number: ED064066
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Dec
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Science--A Process Approach, Product Development Report No. 8.
Sanderson, Barbara A.; Kratochvil, Daniel W.
Science - A Process Approach, a science program for grades kindergarten through sixth, mainly focuses on scientific processes: observing, classifying, using numbers, measuring, space/time relationships, communicating, predicting, inferring, defining operationally, formulating hypotheses, interpreting data, controlling variables, and experimenting. The program, its development, and implementation are discussed in this report, including these major aspects: program characteristics, rationale, and materials; the origins of the program including personnel, sources, and funding; program development; summative evaluation; and diffusion and adoption of the program. The program is currently being used extensively across the country by millions of students (no exact figure is available). (PR)
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Sponsor: Office of Program Planning and Evaluation (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, CA.