ERIC Number: ED381340
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Science Curriculum Resource Handbook: A Practical Guide for K-12 Science Curriculum.
Cheek, Dennis W., Ed.; And Others
This handbook is one of a series of practical references for curriculum developers, education faculty, veteran teachers, and student teachers. The handbook is designed to provide basic information on the background of the science curriculum, and current information on publications, standards, and special materials for K-12 science. Part 1 contains six chapters on curriculum development: (1) "Trends and Issues in Science Curriculum" (Alan J. McCormack); (2) "Curriculum Guides: Process and Design" (Jurg Jenzer); (3) "Funding Curriculum Projects"; (4) "Topics in the Science Curriculum, Grades K-12" (Gary Nakagiri); (5) "State-Level Curriculum Guidelines: An Analysis (Mary Nalbandian); and (6) "State-Level Curriculum Guidelines: A Listing." Part 2 contains four chapters on curriculum guides and supplementary materials: (7) "Recommended Curriculum Guides" (David L. Haury); (8) "Curriculum Guide Reprint"; (9) "Source List for Ideas and Materials" (Bonnie B. Barr); and (10) "Children's Trade Books in Science" (Antoine B. Gosioco). Part 3 contains four chapters on resources: (11) "Curriculum Material Producers," (12) "Statewide Textbook Adoption," (13) "Index to Reviews of Educational Materials," and (14) "Kraus Curriculum Development Library Customers." (MKR)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Educational Assessment, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Materials, State Curriculum Guides, Textbooks
ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education, 1929 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1080 ($19.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Kraus International Publications, Millwood, New York.