ERIC Number: ED309056
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Physical and Information Sciences and Engineering: Report of the Project 2061 Phase I Physical and Information Sciences and Engineering 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) "Introduction" (describing the nature of physical science, information science, and engineering); (2) "Social Interactions"; (3) "Methods"; (4) "Models and Measurement"; (5) "Unifying Concepts" (including the concepts of materials, energy, information, and systems); (6) "Key Specific Concepts" (providing concepts in the area of physics and chemistry, earth and astronomical sciences, information science and computer science, and engineering); and (7) "Notes on Learning" (suggesting ideas on teaching). The members of the panel and consultants are listed. (YP)
Descriptors: Concept Teaching, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Engineering, Fundamental Concepts, Futures (of Society), Information Science, Physical Sciences, Science and 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
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners
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.