ERIC Number: ED264137
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Science, Technology, and Society. Block J. Science Syllabus for Middle and Junior High Schools.
New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Listed in this syllabus are concepts and understandings in four areas dealing with science, technology and society: (1) relationship of science and technology; (2) the nature of technology; (3) the interaction of science, technology, and society; and (4) making decisions about technology. Included with these concepts and understandings are questions for students to answer, and when applicable, a code to an activity presented in an appendix. Program objectives and performance criteria are provided for each of the areas, as is a list of 23 science processes keyed to the activities. Four appendices are included. Appendix A contains the activities (cross-referenced in the concept/understanding outline). All of the 56 activities (designed to assist students in attaining the program objectives) include a list of materials needed, procedures, and discussion of results. Appendix B contains two readings. Appendix C contains excerpts from a National Science Teachers Association position statement "Science-Technology-Society: Science Education for the 1980s." Appendix D provides information about problems and problem-solving processes. (JN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Identifiers - Location: New York