ERIC Number: ED297946
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Jan
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Elementary School Science: A Perspective for Teachers.
Zeitler, William R.; Barufaldi, James P.
This book is designed to show prospective teachers how to design and implement an activity-oriented science program for the elementary grades. Science content and methods are presented through activities to be done by readers allowing them to master the design of a teaching unit by constructing or adapting a unit. Discussions include scientific attitudes, content, the nature of learners, history of science education in the United States, classroom management and safety, educational technology, and resources. Appendicies include: (1) "Science Education Supplies"; (2) "Chemicals Used in Elementary Science Lessons"; (3) "Sources of Materials"; (4) "Code of Practice on Animals in Schools"; (5) "Care of Animals in the Classroom"; (6) "Questions for Investigation"; (7) "Refresher Course on Measurement"; (8) "Environmental/Ecological Education"; and (9) "Resources for Teachers"; and (10) a bibliography. (CW)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Educational Strategies, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Methods Research, Preservice Teacher Education, Resources, Science Education, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Textbooks
Longman Press, Inc., 95 Church Street, White Plains, NY 10601 ($29.95).
Publication Type: Books
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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