ERIC Number: ED187517
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Marine Science Syllabus for Secondary Schools. Report of an IOC Workshop on the Preparation of a Marine Science Syllabus for Secondary Schools. Unesco Reports in Marine Science, 5.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Div. of Marine Sciences.
Presented is a syllabus for introducing oceanography and the marine environment into the secondary school curricula of all IOC Member States, whether developed or developing. The main purpose of the syllabus is to promote an understanding of oceanography and the marine environment. The syllabus is action- and output-oriented, as well as comprehensive and multidisciplinary in approach. The topics take into consideration the varying conditions derived from geographical, cultural, social, and economic differences among the Member States. Included are: Man and the Sea; The Marine Environment; Energy and the Sea in Motion; Marine Ecosystems; Living Marine Resources - Use and Conservation; Non-living Marine Resources; Study of a Local Marine Problem; and Marine Pollution. Aims and objectives, a description of course content, methods, and resources needed are considered. (BT)
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Earth Science, Ecology, Environmental Education, Global Approach, Guidelines, Interdisciplinary Approach, Marine Biology, Oceanography, Science Education, Science Instruction, Secondary Education
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Div. of Marine Sciences.
Note: Workshop held at the United World College of the Atlantic, United Kingdom, June 5-9, 1978.