ERIC Number: ED409214
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
CD-ROMSs and Laserdiscs for Science.
Harris, Julia, Ed.
ENC Focus, v4 n3 1997
This issue of ENC Focus highlights laserdiscs and CD-ROMs that encourage students to raise searching questions, enter debates, formulate opinions, and engage in problem solving and critical thinking. The laserdiscs and CD-ROMs were chosen based on the criteria of instructional design, content, and interest. Items featured include: The Chemistry Set; Rainforest Researchers; The Great Ocean Rescue; Genetics: Fundamentals and Frontiers, Level I; The Great Solar System Rescue; Plants, Patterns, and Forces; Primary Science, Volume 1; The Voyage of the Mimi; The Human Body; Pip and Zena's Science Voyage; TimeShift Radio: Electricity and Communication; Tri-City Science Club; Animal Pathfinders, Level III; Planetary Manager, Level III; Thinkin' Things Collection I; Sammy's Science House: What's the Secret? Volume I; The Wreck of the Fortuna Dourada; Science Sleuths, Volume I: The Mysteries of the Blob and the Exploding Lawnmowers, Version 1.0; The Miracle of Life, Level III; Understanding Earth; Life Sciences, Level III; Liquid Assets: The Ecology of Water, Level I; HIP Biology I: Discover Biology through Hands-On Image Processing; Physics of Sports: An Interactive Videodisc for Analyzing the Motion of Athletes; Real World Problem Solvers: The Garbage Dump Dilemma; and Our Environment. (JRH)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Earth Science, Educational Resources, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Optical Disks, Physics, Problem Solving, Science Education, Thinking Skills
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education, 1929 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1079.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education, Columbus, OH.