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Terrell, Charles R.; Perfetti, Patricia Bytnar – 1989
This guide aids in finding water quality solutions to problems from sediment, animal wastes, nutrients, pesticides, and salts. The guide allows users to learn the fundamental concepts of water quality assessment by extracting basic tenets from geology, hydrology, biology, ecology, and wastewater treatment. An introduction and eight chapters are…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Ecology, Instructional Materials, Lesson Plans
Vetter, Betty M. – 1984
This publication provides charts (with backup tables) and text for a basic presentation on current and projected career and employment opportunities in the various fields of science and engineering. The charts are organized under four headings: (1) supply of scientists and engineers; (2) utilization of scientists and engineers; (3) future supply…
Descriptors: Degrees (Academic), Employment, Employment Opportunities, Engineering
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Culyer, Richard – Clearing House, 1981
Presents 19 guidelines for developing children's comprehension skills, addressed to elementary teachers and to parents of preschoolers (53 references). (SJL)
Descriptors: Comprehension, Elementary Education, Parent Role, Preschool Education
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Wolf, Camilla – School Arts, 1981
The zoetrope, ancestor of the motion picture, is a spinning cylinder in which a strip of drawings take on movement. This article provides instructions for building this device and outlines an animation project for third- through seventh-graders. (SJL)
Descriptors: Animation, Art Activities, Guidelines, Intermediate Grades
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deGrassi, Jennifer – School Arts, 1979
Instructions are provided for making dolls, or soft people sculptures, by stuffing nylons with cotton and shaping the result with stitching and decoration. This article is one of seven in this issue on fiber arts. (SJL)
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Materials, Guidelines, Handicrafts
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Cline, Dallas – Music Educators Journal, 1980
Instructions are provided for making these simple musical instruments from inexpensive materials: an Indian bull-roarer; bottle chimes; a ham can guitar; flower pot, box, and steel drums; a xylophone; a musical sawhorse; rattles; a melody box; and a box thumb harp. (SJL)
Descriptors: Construction (Process), Elementary Education, Folk Culture, Guidelines
Hill, Beatrix – Instructor, 1980
Presents simple instructions for 15 mixed media art projects for the elementary grades. Part one of this series, listing 18 other techniques, appeared in the September 1979 issue of Instructor on pages 145-49. (SJL)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Materials, Art Products, Class Activities
Criscuolo, Nicholas P. – Momentum, 1980
This article briefly describes 10 effective ways that parents and teachers can work together to motivate children to read. (Author)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Motivation Techniques, Parent Role
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Chadwick, Donna M.; Clark, Cynthia A. – Music Educators Journal, 1980
Discusses the importance of musical experiences to the multiply handicapped and presents mechanical aids which allow the physically disabled to play string and percussion instruments. Some of these aids are illustrated. (SJL)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Equipment, Multiple Disabilities, Music Therapy
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deGrassi, Jennifer – School Arts, 1981
Gives instructions for making rag paper as a high school art project. (SJL)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Guidelines, Handicrafts, High Schools
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School Arts, 1979
Instructions are given for making oil ground, glue gesso, glue water size, oil colors, damar varnish, water colors, encaustic painting, egg tempera painting, etching inks, etching grounds, etching acids, and sugar-lift. (SJL)
Descriptors: Art Materials, Guidelines, Methods, Painting (Visual Arts)
Jacobson, Marvin – Community College Journalist, 1980
The second half of a two-part article on layout and graphics presents an additional 12 suggestions for making print media attractive, including suggestions for headlines, captions, art placement, and handling copy. (AEA)
Descriptors: Captions, Graphic Arts, Headlines, Journalism Education
Geissman, J. C. – Independent School, 1979
A letter to parents, from an English department chairman, suggesting leisure reading and language activities for high school students and their families. (SJL)
Descriptors: Enrichment, High School Students, High Schools, Language Enrichment
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Watters, James C.; Zoeller, Dominic A. – Chemical Engineering Education, 1991
Discusses several options for the incorporation of minimal coursework involving engineering ethics into an already tightly packed curriculum. Topics include integration versus the stand-alone approach; timeliness of course addition; outline of course content and instructional format; students' reflections and instructor's musings; and an annotated…
Descriptors: Chemical Engineering, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development
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Kirkby, Dave – Mathematics in School, 1987
Described are a variety of mathematical games that can be played on a chess board and using either chess pieces or counters that move according to chess-piece moves. (RH)
Descriptors: Educational Games, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Instruction
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