ERIC Number: ED238523
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Decisions about Science. Student Guide. Fair Play: Developing Self-Concept and Decision-Making Skills in the Middle School.
Florida State Univ., Tallahassee.
This unit, one of six which comprise the Fair Play program, examines male and female characteristics and behaviors in relation to genetics and environment. The Fair Play program is a series of student and teacher materials the purpose of which is to help students expand their female or male self-concepts, increase their decision-making skills, and improve their academic achievement by changing their stereotypic attitudes toward particular content areas. This student guide contains 17 lessons organized into four parts: (1) female and male attitudes toward science; (2) role of chromosomes and genes in human development; (3) relationship between humans and their environment; and (4) environmental decisions related to technology, lifestyle, and society. The lessons include learning activities for individuals and groups, discussion items, and evaluation exercises. (DC)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Decision Making Skills, Environment, Genetics, Group Activities, Instructional Materials, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Middle Schools, Science Activities, Science Education, Secondary School Science, Self Concept, Sex Differences, Sex Fairness, Sex Stereotypes, Student Attitudes, Units of Study
Education Development Center, Women's Educational Equity Act Publishing Center, 55 Chapel St., Newton, MA 02160.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Women's Educational Equity Act Program (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Florida State Univ., Tallahassee.