ERIC Number: ED124381
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Science and Superstition Minicourse, Career Oriented Pre-Technical Physics. Preliminary Edition.
Bullock, Bob; And Others
This minicourse was prepared for use with secondary physics students in the Dallas Independent School District and is one option in a physics program which provides for the selection of topics on the basis of student career needs and interests. This minicourse was aimed at providing the student with the opportunity to compare scientific theory with superstition, creating a better understanding of the processes involved in scientifically testing a belief. The minicourse was designed for independent student use with close teacher supervision and was developed as an ESEA Title III project. A rationale, behavioral objectives, student activities, and resource packages are included. Student activities and resource packages involve defining science, scientific method, and superstition, surveying superstitions, and investigating how superstitions develop and are disproved. (GS)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Dallas Independent School District, TX.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title III