ERIC Number: ED279502
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Learning about Heredity and Embryology. Superific Science Book II. A Good Apple Science Activity Book for Grades 5-8+.
Designed to provide teachers with low cost laboratory exercises, project ideas, and classroom activities for individuals and groups, this document focuses on the concepts of heredity and embryology. The materials address the topics of: (1) cell division; (2) the identification of the human embryo; (3) chromosomes; (4) DNA; (5) differences in the gestation periods of mammals; (6) the incubation of chicken eggs; and (7) human fetal growth. The materials include ideas for learning stations, quizzes, self-checks, and answer keys. It is intended that the activities will require a minimum of equipment and teacher preparation time. Reproducible handout sheets are also provided. (TW)
Descriptors: Biology, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Embryology, Experiential Learning, Genetics, Heredity, Human Body, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Learning Centers (Classroom), Reproduction (Biology), Science Activities, Science Education, Science Instruction
Good Apple, Inc., Box 299, Carthage, IL 62321-0299 (GA179; $4.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A