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ERIC Number: ED442618
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 145
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Development of Science and Technology Literacy Materials at the Basic Level: Exemplar Materials. Revised during the Regional Workshop Organized within the Framework of Project 2000+: Scientific and Technological Literacy for All (Philippines, November 4-8, 1997).
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.; International Council of Associations for Science Education.
This collection of science activities is designed to supplement traditional science education by encompassing an issues-based approach to helping students develop scientific and technological literacy. Each unit can be used within an existing teaching sequence and includes an introduction specifying scientific issues and educational objectives, a student guide, and a teacher's guide. Units include: (1) "Should We Construct a Waste Power Plant in Our Town?"; (2) "How to Reduce Electrical Energy Consumption"; (3) "How Safe Is Our Drinking Water?"; (4) "Selecting a Suitable Area for Rice Cultivation"; (5) "The Problem of Plastics Waste--What Is the Solution?"; (6) "Should We Convert Farmland into a Housing Estate?"; (7) "Improving the Construction of Ubonrat Dam"; (8) "How to Manage Household Waste"; (9) "Using Iodized Salt to Prevent Goiter"; (10) "Is Fluoridation of Water Useful for Preventing Tooth Decay?"; and (11) "Why Is the River Dying? Helping Living Things to Survive in a Stream." (WRM)
UNESCO Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, P.O. Box 967, Prakanong Post Office, Bangkok 10110, Thailand.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.; International Council of Associations for Science Education.