ERIC Number: ED069546
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970
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Science Topics for Third and Fourth Year Non-S.C.E. Courses.
Scottish Education Dept., Edinburgh.
This publication contains details of 18 science topics based upon the general science objectives stated by the Working Party on Secondary School Science for pupils in the third and fourth years of Scottish secondary schools who do not intend to take courses leading to the Scottish Certificate of Education examinations (see SE 015 432). The topics are intended to form part of 16 possible school courses such as Marketing, Fabric and Fashion, Minerals and Gemstones, Building, and Health and Recreation. A chart indicating the courses in which each science topic may be included is given. For each topic there is a general introduction, indicating the links with the science course for the previous two years and the general goals of the topic; a detailed syllabus; and additional notes and/or references for teacher and student. The detailed syllabus contains a synoptic statement of content, explanatory notes, and suggested laboratory and home investigations. The topics included are Microbiology; Marine Biology; Fresh Water Biology; Plant Science; Nutrition; Human Sciences; Earth Sciences; Fuels; Dyes; Corrosion; Surface Science; Photographic Science; Optics; Astronomy; Weather Science; Flow; Electrical Circuits; and Electronics. (AL)
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Scottish Education Dept., Edinburgh.
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Scotland)