ERIC Number: ED404149
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Science--A Curriculum Profile for Australian Schools. A Joint Project of the States, Territories, and the Commonwealth of Australia Initiated by the Australian Education Council.
Australian Education Council, Canberra.
One of a series of documents produced by a collaborative curriculum development project in Austtralia, this book is designed to assist in the improvement of teaching and learning science and to provide a common language for reporting student achievement. The book begins with a chart presenting curricular outcomes. The book is then divided into eight achievement levels that reflect the full range of student achievement during the compulsory years of schooling. Each of the eight levels includes a statement; table of outcomes; and descriptions of the progression of learning achieved by students in: (1) Earth and Beyond; (2) Energy and Change; (3) Life and Living; (4) Natural and Processed Materials; and (5) Working Scientifically. Contains student work samples. (AA)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Junior High Schools, Science Curriculum, Science Education
Curriculum Corporation, St. Nicholas Place, 141 Rathdowne St., Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Australian Education Council, Canberra.
Identifiers - Location: Australia