ERIC Number: ED278541
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Nov
An International Workshop on Primary Science. Report on the Primary Science Workshop Held after the Conference in Science and Technology Education and Future Human Needs (Bangalore, India, August 1985).
Harlen, Wynne, Comp.
A conference on science and technology and future human needs was attended by over 300 science educators from 64 countries. Educators with particular interest in primary science and technology education extended their stay for an additional seminar. This report highlights the events of that seminar. Contents include: (1) recent and on-going work in primary science by international organizations (reviewing programs of the International Council of Scientific Unions, UNESCO, and the International Council of Associations for Science Education); (2) workshop events (summarizing topic group reports on the environment; food and agriculture; industry and technology; energy, land, water and mineral resources; health; information technology; and ethics and social responsibility); (3) workshop products (providing ideas on inservice experiences, program construction, and a suitable climate for primary science); and (4) future considerations (identifying educational needs and goals). Appendices include a participant list and examples of student activities. (ML)
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Environmental Education, Inservice Teacher Education, International Cooperation, International Educational Exchange, International Organizations, Primary Education, Science and Society, Science Education, Science Instruction, Teacher Workshops
ICASE, Knapp Hill, South Harting, Petersfield, Surrey GU31 5LR, England ($3.50 single copy, quantity price $2.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: International Council of Associations for Science Education.; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Authoring Institution: Liverpool Univ. (England). School of Education.