ERIC Number: ED125824
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Leadership Conference in Elementary Science Education (University of New Mexico, Summer 1975). Curriculum Report Series No. 19.00.
Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Albuquerque, NM.
Presenting a comparative analysis of seven different science programs designed for education at the elementary level, these proceedings focus on science education training and leadership roles for Bureau of Indian Affairs educators. Included are: (1) a description of the University of New Mexico's summer training program, detailing program objectives, activities, and evaluation procedures; (2) the philosophy of science (distinctions between process and products); (3) the goals of science education (Craig's "basic purpose", Newport's six basic goals, the scientifically literate person, basic training assumptions); (4) an overview of the seven science programs detailing costs and objectives (Science Curriculum Improvement Study; Science A Process Approach; Individualized Science; Conceptually Oriented Program in Elementary Science; Outdoor Biology Instructional Strategies; Space Time Energy and Matter; Elementary Science Study); (5) a comparative analysis of the seven programs by program participants in terms of process (observing, measuring, recording, interpreting data, using data, predicting, classifying, etc.) and general characteristics (grade level; activity and/or process orientation; teacher and student materials available; nonreading; life, physical, or general science; complete or supplementary program; etc.). (JC)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Albuquerque, NM.