ERIC Number: ED167424
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Science for Children, 4-6.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of General Education Curriculum Development.; State Univ. of New York, Albany.
This publication developed by the New York State Education Department with the cooperation of the University of the State of New York, is a curriculum guide for elementary science (grade 4-6). This guide is organized around 6 large subject areas: (1) Living things; (2) Our growing bodies; (3) Air, water and weather; (4) The earth and its composition; (5) The solar system; and (6) Matter and energy. It is also organized by grade level in each of the six major areas of study. Each such unit follows a sequential teaching pattern incorporating suggested activities for the teacher as well as for the pupil. The format is consistent through all grade levels and is organized as follows: (1) apparatus and materials; (2) purpose of the unit; (3) introduction of the unit; (4) experiences relating to the unit; (5) enrichment; (6) organization and use of information gained; (7) basic understandings; (8) vocabulary; and (9) scientists. A table that summarizes the organization of this elementary science program with suggested grade placement is also included. (Author/HM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of General Education Curriculum Development.; State Univ. of New York, Albany.
Identifiers - Location: New York