ERIC Number: ED406127
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Science 26: Teacher Resource Manual. Integrated Occupational Program. Interim 1991.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Branch.
The Integrated Occupation Science 26 Program is an optional program designed to allow students in Alberta, Canada to meet the credit requirements of the Certificate of Achievement and facilitate transfer to the General High School Diploma Program. This Teacher Resource Manual is provided to assist classroom teachers to implement the Science 26 Program. Teachers can use this manual as a practical planning and instructional tool in translating the intentions of the science program into classroom practice. The manual provides: (1) information about the goals of the science program, (2) four themes that address the development of prescribed concepts, skills, and attitudes, (3) suggestions for planning the program, relating the science instruction to essential life skills, developing communication and thinking skills, and utilizing community resources throughout the science program, (4) strategies for solving problems, conducting scientific inquiry, resolving societal issues, and assessing student progress, and (5) suggestions for planning experiential learning activities. The document is divided into four sections. The Introduction describes the manual's purpose and modes of utilization, gives a scope and sequence for Science 26, and explains how it relates to other programs. The second section describes the sub-themes of personal health and lifestyle, materials in daily life, technology in transportation, and energy and the environment. The next section presents the program emphases of the nature of science, science and technology, related societal issues, communication skills, and evaluation. The last section contains three appendices listing resources, consumer affairs offices, and regional offices of education. (MDH)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Cooperative Learning, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Guides, Educational Strategies, Foreign Countries, High Schools, Inquiry, Instructional Materials, Integrated Activities, Integrated Curriculum, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Manipulative Materials, Problem Solving, Resource Materials, School Community Relationship, Science Activities, Science and Society, Science Education, Science Instruction, Science Projects, Secondary School Science, Student Projects, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Branch.
Identifiers - Location: Canada