ERIC Number: ED086524
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
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Prehistoric Life, Science (Experimental): 5311.15.
Presented is a survey course of the biological and geological history of the earth which includes: (1) theories of the formation of the earth, (2) theories of the formation of life, (3) geological eras (calendar), (4) fossil formation and fossil fuels, and (5) modern-day research. This course is intended for junior high level and no previous courses are required as indicators of student success. Three state-adopted texts are listed: Silver Burdett's "Earth Science," Houghton Mifflin's "Investigating the Earth," and Allyn and Bacon's "Exploring Earth Science." Eight performance objectives are stated. Experiments, drawn from several texts, are suggested as well as 14 individual student projects. A list of student reports, some meaningful field trips and a number of suggested guest speakers are recommended. Films, film loops, cassette tapes, film strips, transparencies, slides and models relevant to the course of study are cited, as well as suggested dicsussion questions. A complete reference list is also included in the syllabus along with a master sheet coordinating the course of instruction. (Author/EB)
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Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.