ERIC Number: ED388498
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-May-31
Reference Count: N/A
Science 20-30: Program of Studies.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Branch.
Presented in both English and French, Science 20-30 is an integrated academic program in Alberta, Canada that helps students better understand and apply fundamental concepts and skills common to biology, chemistry, physics, and the Earth sciences. The major goals of the program are: (1) to develop in students an understanding of the interconnecting ideas and principles that transcend and unify the natural science disciplines; (2) to provide students with an enhanced understanding of the scientific world view, inquiry, and enterprise; (3) to help students attain the level of scientific awareness essential for all citizens in a scientifically literate society; (4) to help students make informed decisions about further studies and careers in science; and (5) to provide students with opportunities for acquiring knowledge, skills and attitudes that contribute to personal development. This booklet includes information on general and specific learner expectations and units on: the changing earth, changes in living systems, chemical changes, changes in motion, living systems respond to their environment, chemistry in the environment, electromagnetic energy, and energy and the environment. Each unit outlines the major themes, concepts, and the understanding, skills, and interrelationships among science, technology, and society that students should be able to demonstrate. (JRH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Branch.
Identifiers - Location: Canada