ERIC Number: ED459991
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Jul-5
The New Millennium and an Education That Captures the Basic Spirit of Science.
Bybee, Rodger W.
This document discusses reflections of the old and new millennium on education that capture the basic spirit of science. The explanation includes basic scientific ideas in physical sciences, earth systems, solar system and space; living systems; basic scientific thinking; the basic distinction between science and technology; basic connections between science and democratic ideals; and basic contexts for science and technology in society. (Contains 18 references.) (YDS)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Elementary Secondary Education, History, Science Curriculum, Science Education History, Science Instruction, Scientific Literacy, Technology
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Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Australian Science Teachers Association (48th, Adelaide, South Australia, July 4-9, 1999).