ERIC Number: ED275566
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Machines. Physical Science in Action. Revised Edition. Teacher's Manual and Workbook.
Echaore, Susan D.; Wentz, Budd
The Science in Action series is designed to teach practical science concepts to special-needs students. It is intended to develop students' problem-solving skills by teaching them to observe, record, analyze, conclude, and predict. This document contains a student workbook which deals with basic principles of physical science. Seven separate units include: (1) making work easy; (2) the inclined plane; (3) the wedge; (4) the lever; (5) the wheel and axle; (6) the pulley; and (7) using machines. The units consist of basic introductory information and questions, worksheets, a self-checking quiz, and instructions for experiments. A cumulative test is provided at the end of the workbook, along with a glossary. The teachers guide (which is included) explains how to use the workbook, together with teaching suggestions and enrichment activities for each unit. (TW)
Descriptors: Automation, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Mechanical Equipment, Mechanics (Process), Physical Sciences, Physics, Problem Solving, Science Activities, Science Education, Science Instruction, Slow Learners, Special Education, Special Needs Students
Janus Book Publishers, Inc., 2501 Industrial Parkway West, Hayward, CA 94545 ($2.85).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A