ERIC Number: ED362378
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Chemicals, Health, Environment, and Me.
California Univ., Berkeley. Lawrence Hall of Science.
The CHEM (Chemicals, Health, Environment, and Me) Project is a series of 10 units designed to provide experiences for fifth and sixth graders that help them to accomplish an understanding of: (1) the nature of chemicals and how they interact with the environment; (2) how to collect, process, and analyze information; (3) how to use scientific evidence as a basis for life-style oriented decisions; and (4) how studying science and mathematics can be a productive and relevant part of their lives. The CHEM program consists of a printed Teacher's Guide which includes blackline masters of all recommended student activity sheets and a complete materials and equipment list. Units include: (1) Everyday Chemicals; (2) The Inside Story; (3) My Sweet Tooth; (4) What is a Threshold?; (5) Smoking and My Health; (6) Mystery Spill; (7) The Hazardous Home; (8) Trash or Cash; (9) Carbon Dioxide and Me; and (10) CHEM Chronicle. (PR)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Elementary School Students, Environmental Education, Experiential Learning, Health Education, Intermediate Grades, Science Activities, Science and Society, Science Curriculum, Science Instruction, Science Materials
Chemical Education for Public Understanding Program, Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Berkeley. Lawrence Hall of Science.