ERIC Number: ED239873
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Learning to be a Scientist. Teacher's Guide. Unit A1. ZIM-SCI, Zimbabwe Secondary School Science Project.
The Zimbabwe Secondary School Science Project (ZIM-SCI) developed student study guides, corresponding teaching guides, and science kits for a low-cost science course which could be taught during the first 2 years of secondary school without the aid of qualified teachers and conventional laboratories. This teaching guide, designed to be read in conjunction with the related student guide, includes instructional strategies, lists of required materials, laboratory procedures, and other information for activities and experiments which introduce students to the idea of becoming a scientist. These activities and experiments (which focus on the need both for the five senses and for equipment to make measurements, and on the display of experimental results in graphic format) are designed to help students understand that measurements are never perfect, to recognize errors, and to judge how accurate their results might be. Each section in this guide corresponds to a given section in the student study guide. (JN)
Descriptors: General Science, Matter, Measurement Equipment, Measurement Techniques, Science Activities, Science Education, Science Experiments, Science Programs, Scientific Methodology, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science, Teaching Methods, Units of Study, Weight (Mass)
University of Zimbabwe, P.O. Box MP 167, Mount Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Ministry of Education and Culture (Zimbabwe).; Zimbabwe Univ., Harare. Science Education Centre.