ERIC Number: ED327376
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Science Education Programs That Work. A Collection of Proven Exemplary Educational Programs and Practices in the National Diffusion Network.
Sivertsen, Mary Lewis, Comp.
These programs are available to school systems or other educational institutions for implementation in the classroom. Some programs may be able to offer consultant services and limited assistance with the training and materials associated with installing one of these programs in schools. Information about the National Diffusion Network (NDN) is provided. Programs listed include: (1) "Conservation for Children"; (2) "Foundational Approaches to Science Teaching (FAST)"; (3) "Geology Is"; (4) "Hands-On Elementary Science"; (5) "Informal Science Study (ISS)"; (6) "Life Lab Science Program"; (7) "Marine Science Project: FOR SEA"; (8) "The Mechanical Universe High School Adaptation"; (9) "Physics Resources and Instructional Strategies for Motivating Students (PRISMS)"; (10)"Physics-Teach to Learn Program"; (11) "Sci-Math"; (12) "Starwalk"; (13) "Stones and Bones: A Laboratory Approach to the Study of Biology, Modern Science, and Anthropology"; (14) "Wildlife Inquiry Through Zoo Education (WIZE)"; (15) "Jeffco Life Science Program"; and (16) "Science-Technology-Society: Preparing for Tomorrow's World." A listing of state facilitators and a facilitator for private schools is also included. (KR)
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Learning Modules, National Programs, Program Descriptions, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Instruction, Secondary School Science, Teaching Methods, Zoos
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
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Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
Authoring Institution: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. Programs for the Improvement of Practice.