ERIC Number: ED412068
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Newton's Apple 13th Season. Free Educational Materials.
Twin Cities Public Television, St. Paul, MN.; National Science Teachers Association, Arlington, VA.
This educational materials packet was designed to help teachers use the Public Broadcasting Service's (PBS) program called "Newton's Apple" in the classroom. This book contains information on how these materials support the latest science standards; an index to the 13th season lesson pages and an index to the past three seasons; a science subject index that gives a quick overview of the science concepts presented in each lesson as well as additional subject applications; lessons which contain background information, interdisciplinary connections, key words, resources, and hands-on activities that are focused on the major topics explored during the season; Hands-on Science Try It experiments and a Street Smart quiz; a guide to enjoying Newton's Apple at home that can be duplicated and sent home with students to encourage family participation in science education; and information on America's Most Scientific Home videos contest. Topics covered include wildlife, human anatomy, physics, chemistry, and technology. (PVD)
Descriptors: Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, Hands on Science, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Activities, Public Television, Science Education, Technology Education, Television Curriculum
Newton's Apple, Twin Cities Public Television, 172 E. 4th Street, St. Paul, MN 55101.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: 3M, St. Paul, MN.
Authoring Institution: Twin Cities Public Television, St. Paul, MN.; National Science Teachers Association, Arlington, VA.