ERIC Number: ED087622
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
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Winds and Weather, Teacher's Edition. Probing the Natural World/3.
Florida State Univ., Tallahassee. Dept. of Science Education.; General Learning Corp., Morristown, NJ.
The teacher's edtion for the Intermediate Science Curriculum Study Level III unit entitled "Winds and Weather" provides instructions for teachers for examining some principles underlying thermal convention, weather observation, closed systems, moisture and cloud formation, the heated-air model, and fronts. A brief introduction dealing with concepts of weather processes, solar radiation, and heat distribution is given. Various chapters included in the unit are "Air Has Its Ups and Downs", "Weather Watch", "Concentrating on Ups", "Making Visible the Invisible", "More Reasons for Clouds", "Other Cloud Formers", and "Moving Weather". Major points and detailed instructions for teachers are provided for each chapter separately. In addition, instructions are included for 12 "excursion" activities which are based on each chapter in the unit. Specific instructions for equipment, preparation, and educational purposes are included at appropriate points. (CC)
Descriptors: Curriculum Guides, Heat, Instructional Materials, Junior High School Students, Meteorology, Science Course Improvement Projects, Science Education, Secondary School Science, Teaching Guides, Weather
Intermediate Science Curriculum Study, Silver Burdett Company, Morristown, New Jersey 07960
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Sponsor: National Center for Educational Research and Development (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Elementary and Secondary Research.; National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Florida State Univ., Tallahassee. Dept. of Science Education.; General Learning Corp., Morristown, NJ.