ERIC Number: ED065355
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Aug
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Science Education Newsletter Number 19, August 1972.
British Council, London (England). Science Dept.
British science and mathematics education activities are described. Brief accounts are given of developments in the following Schools Council projects: Integrated Science (grades nine through eleven), Science 5/13 (grades one through eight), Environmental Studies (grades one through eight), and Mathematics for the Majority (grades seven through eleven). Books, films, and instructional kits for science, and an information service provided by a computer firm are also described. The educational implications of conversion to the metric system, the development of the Open University, and reports prepared by the Scottish Consultative Committee on the Curriculum and by Schools Council working parties are discussed. Nineteen books, or series of books, are viewed. These publications include texts for student use, notes on evaluation techniques, and reviews of science and mathematics education in Australia and Africa. Abstracts of selected articles in the British educational press are provided. Summaries of recent developments in British Honduras, Israel, Nigeria, Tanzania, Thailand, and Uganda, and accounts of three international conferences and details of a competition for science and mathematics teachers conclude the news articles. An index for newsletters 13-18 is appended. (AL)
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Authoring Institution: British Council, London (England). Science Dept.