ERIC Number: ED309054
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Biological and Health Sciences: Report of the Project 2061 Phase I Biological and Health Sciences Panel.
This is one of five panel reports that have been prepared as part of the first phase of Project 2061, a long-term, multipurpose undertaking of the American Association for the Advancement of Science designed to help reform science, mathematics, and technology education in the United States. Major sections included are: (1) "Rationale"; (2) "A Conceptual Framework for Biology"; (3) "Human Biology" (discussing the human organism and its life cycle); (4) "The Evolution of Diverse Life-Forms"; (5) "Environmental Biology" (discussing the role of green plants and the ecosystem); and (6) "Human Ecology" (dealing with photosynthesis, recycling, pollution, and sustainable agriculture). The members of the panel and consultants are listed. (YP)
Descriptors: Biological Influences, Biological Sciences, Ecology, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Evolution, Fundamental Concepts, Futures (of Society), Science Course Improvement Projects, Scientific Concepts, Scientific Literacy, Secondary School Science
AAAS Books, Dept. 2061, P.O. Box 753, Waldorf, MD 20604 (for price, contact AAAS offices; quantity prices available).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, New York, NY.; Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC.