ERIC Number: ED461482
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-May
Reference Count: N/A
Chemistry: An Applied Approach.
Promoting ACademic Excellence in Mathematics and Science for Workers of the 21st Century (PACE) was a consortium project made up of Indiana University Northwest, the Gary Community Schools, and the Merrillville Community Schools. The focus of this project was to prepare teachers and curricula for Tech Prep mathematics and science courses for the two school districts. The courses and course units prepared by the project are intended to promote the Core 40 Competencies of the Indiana Department of Education for High School courses. This document contains units for chemistry that advocate hands-on, application-based learning and present the basic concepts of chemistry associated with the substances that make up the environment and with the changes these substances undergo. Units include: (1) Chemistry Basic Skills; (2) Water; (3) Air and Climate; (4) Chemical Resources; (5) Organic Chemistry; (6) Petroleum; (7) Nuclear Chemistry; and (8) Chemical Industry. Contains an average Atomic Mass activity. (JRH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Indiana Univ. Northwest, Gary.; Gary Community School Corp., IN.; Merrillville Community School Corp., IN.; Indiana State Commission for Higher Education, Indianapolis.
Authoring Institution: N/A