ERIC Number: ED069552
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
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Nuffield Secondary Science, Theme 5, Extension of Sense Perception.
Nuffield Secondary Science is a set of tested materials from which teachers can prepare courses for students in grades 9-11 (approximately) who do not intend to major in science. The materials are designed for British secondary schools but are adaptable for other countries. The Teachers' Guide to the entire set of Themes is described in SE 015 440 and the nature of each Theme summarized in SE 015 441. Theme 5 contains the following fields of study (with subsidiary sections indicated in parentheses): Human Limitations--Extending the Range of Sense Perception; Hearing and the Nature of Sound (introductory experiences, characteristics of sound, transmission of sound, speed of sound, sound as the raw material of music, noise and acoustics, sound recording and reproduction); Seeing and the Behavior of Light (the camera, illumination, using lenses and mirrors--optical instruments, color and its effects, nature of light); and Artificial Aids to Communication and Recording (telephone, radio, transistor as a switch, simple switching circuits, cathode ray oscilloscope, radar, television). See also SE 015 442 to SE 015 448. (AL)
Descriptors: Acoustics, Electronics, Instruction, Instructional Materials, Light, Optics, Perception, Physical Sciences, Physiology, Teaching Guides, Technology
Longman Group Limited, 74 Grosvenor Street, London W1, England
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Authoring Institution: Nuffield Foundation, London (England).