ERIC Number: ED289070
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Basic Science Living Skills for Today's World. Teacher's Edition.
Zellers (Robert W.) Educational Services, Johnstown, PA.
This document is a teacher's edition of a basic skills curriculum in science for adult basic education (ABE) students. The course consists of 25 lessons on basic science concepts, designed to give students a good understanding of the biological and physical sciences. Suggested activities and experiments that the student can do are also included. The teacher's edition contains all of the content of the student text and an accompanying teacher's page for each lesson that states lesson objectives, ideas for discussion, and sources of additional information on the topic. The lessons cover the following topics: human senses; eye structure and function; aging, life expectancy; fever, infection, immunity; calories; cell growth; life cycles, parasites, disease; chromosomes, sex determination; bird anatomy and behavior; communication, animal behavior; speed of sound and light; characteristics of ice, freezing point of water; water facts and water cycle; friction, inclined plane; pulleys, mechanical advantage; levers; wheels and axles; siphons, barometers, air pressure; fuses, electricity; wet and dry cell, static electricity; speed, motion, momentum, and acceleration; motion, gravity; energy conservation; fire, bleach, boiling point; and evaporation. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Div. of Adult Basic Education.
Authoring Institution: Zellers (Robert W.) Educational Services, Johnstown, PA.