ERIC Number: ED329424
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Bookwatch: A Candid Review of Science Textbooks. Volume I, February-December 1988.
Mayer, William V., Ed.; Bennetta, William J., Ed.
Bookwatch, v1 n1-4,6-9 Feb-May,Sep-Dec,1988
Each issue in this set of newsletters is devoted exclusively to reviews of a science textbook. Each text is reviewed by two scientists and one science educator. Textbooks reviewed by issue are: (1) "Scott, Foresman Biology" (1988); (2) "Heath Life Science" (1987); (3) "Prentice-Hall Biology" (1987); (4) "Scott, Foresman Life Science" (1987); (5) "Heath Earth Science" (1987); (6) "Prentice-Hall Life Science" (1988); (7) "Holt Modern Biology" (1989) and (8) "Merrill Biology" (1988). (YP)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Biology, Book Reviews, Earth Science, Science Curriculum, Science Materials, Secondary Education, Textbook Content, Textbook Evaluation, Textbook Selection, Textbooks
National Center for Science Education, P.O. Box 26603, San Francisco, CA 94126 ($2.00 per issue, $1.50 for 10 or more copies of the same issue, annual subscription $15.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Book/Product Reviews
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Center for Science Education, Inc., Berkeley, CA.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: This collection excludes issue 5, which is a special edition and not included in the yearly series.