ERIC Number: EJ290160
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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School Science in Crisis.
Yager, Robert E.; Penick, John E.
Curriculum Review, v22 n3 p67-70 Aug 1983
Three assessments of the status of school science discovered that textbooks frequently determine course content, the preparation science provides for next academic level is its justification, lecture method is widely used, science is a low educational priority, and students feel it is irrelevant to later life experiences. (MBR)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Instructional Improvement, Lecture Method, Research Projects, Science Education, Science Education History, Science Experiments, Science Instruction, Science Programs, Secondary School Science, Textbooks
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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