ERIC Number: ED261860
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
General Science Curriculum Guide. Bulletin 1645.
Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge. Div. of Academic Programs.
This curriculum guide, developed to establish statewide curriculum standards for the Louisiana Competency-based Education Program, contains the minimum competencies and process skills that should be included in a general science course. It consists of: (1) a rationale for an effective science program; (2) a list and description of four major goals of science; (3) a list and description of eight basic process skills (such as predicting and classifying) and five integrated processes (such as controlling variables and defining operationally); and (4) a curriculum outline organized into nine major subject areas. For each of these areas performance opjectives and corresponding concepts, process skills, and suggested activities are given. The areas are: measurement; earth science; astronomy; biological sciences; energy; chemistry; ecology; space science; and technology (focusing on social implications and careers). A list of audiovisual suppliers and brief comments on evaluation techniques are also provided. (JN)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Biological Sciences, Competency Based Education, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Earth Science, General Science, Physical Sciences, Process Education, Science Activities, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Instruction, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science, State Curriculum Guides
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge. Div. of Academic Programs.
Identifiers - Location: Louisiana