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ERIC Number: ED261860
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 59
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge. Div. of Academic Programs.
Identifiers - Location: Louisiana