ERIC Number: ED098074
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Biological Sciences Curriculum Study Newsletter Number 56, Progress Report.
Clark, George M., Ed.
This newsletter presents a progress report for the 1973-74 year for the Biological Sciences Curriculum Study (BSCS). The program for the Educable Mentally Handicapped is reviewed and a new series of Animal Behavior films is described. Other articles in the newsletter include information on the Human Sciences Program with emphasis on the Seventh-Grade Writing Conference held in the summer of 1974, a discussion about the format of the new program entitled Biological Science: Invitations to Discovery, and a minicourse in Introductory College Biology. An environmental module for junior high, high school, and college students, and a description of the progress of the field-testing of fourth-, fifth-, and sixth-grade materials of the Elementary School Sciences Program (ESSP) are described. A program referred to as Biology in Three Dimensions is briefly described; it will be available in the fall of 1974. The BSCS International Program is summarized. Other items included in the newsletter are a BSCS Materials List, a list of area consultants, and an article listing and describing staff changes. (EB)
Descriptors: Biology, Elementary School Science, Instruction, Instructional Materials, Newsletters, Science Course Improvement Projects, Science Education, Secondary School Science, Teaching Guides
Biological Sciences Curriculum Study, P.O. Box 930, Boulder, CO 80302 (free)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Biological Sciences Curriculum Study, Boulder, CO.