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Harlen, Wynne, Ed. – 1985
The teacher's role in directing science activities is examined in this book. Suggestions are offered on what teachers might do with the activities and advice is given on how the activities could be used. Each of the eight chapters contains a brief summary at the beginning, a detailed review at its close, and a list of specific guidelines for…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Experiential Learning
Bailes, Edith G.; Lipovsky, Louis J. – 1985
This publication serves as a guide on insects for elementary school age children. The information is geared to answer the most commonly asked questions by children about insects (such as whether a given insect bites). Facts are also presented on how and where insects live, what they eat, and what eats them. The introductory chapter explains the…
Descriptors: Animals, Biology, Ecology, Elementary Education
Hollweg, Karen S. – 1988
This project was designed to give children opportunities to discover and to investigate plants, animals, and ecological relationships in their own neighborhoods. Through hands-on, natural science investigations, children have opportunities to find and observe a variety of plants and animals, look at them closely, sort them to analyze their…
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Educational Strategies, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Curriculum Development. – 1980
Presented is the framework of science programs for Texas public schools, K-12. This publication consists of four major sections in addition to an introduction which includes the rationale for developing this science framework and the function of the science curriculum. The first section presents 15 topics along with 36 suggested module titles and…
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
Maine Univ., Orono. Coll. of Education. – 1979
This multidisciplinary unit deals with whales, whaling lore and history, and the interaction of the whale with the complex marine ecosystem. It seeks to teach adaptation of marine organisms. It portrays the concept that man is part of the marine ecosystem and man's activities can deplete and degrade marine ecosystems, endangering the survival of…
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Environmental Education
Spanish Curricula Development Center, Miami Beach, FL. – 1977
Unified by the theme "our community", this unit, part of nine basic instructional units for intermediate level, reflects the observations of Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, and Cubans in various regions of the United States. Comprised of Kits 1-4, the unit extends the following basic and interpreted science processes: observing, communicating,…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Ears, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science
Sagness, Richard L.; Sagness, Rebecca L. – 1976
This publication has been designed for use by teachers wishing to incorporate consumer education activities into their science program. Each activity is classified by grade level most appropriate for use, area of consumer education involved, specific topic, and consumer education concept involved. Activities are designated as suitable for grades…
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Curriculum, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
Doughty, Ted G.; Richiger, Georgina M. – 1975
This publication includes curriculum materials on animals for grades K-4. The major purposes of this publication are to foster individualized and interdisciplinary science and art activities within elementary classrooms and to provide pupils and teachers with suggestions to encourage the use of zoos, animal parks, and natural history museums.…
Descriptors: Animal Behavior, Animal Facilities, Biological Sciences, Curriculum
Doughty, Ted G.; Richiger, Georgina M. – 1975
This publication includes curriculum materials on animals for grades 4-6. The major purposes of this publication are to foster individualized and interdisciplinary science and art activities within elementary classrooms and to provide pupils and teachers with suggestions to encourage the use of zoos, animal parks, and natural history museums.…
Descriptors: Animal Behavior, Animal Facilities, Biological Sciences, Curriculum
Petrie, Edwin T. – 1975
Described is a program designed to help introduce the broad scope of occupational careers available with general aviation. The program is designed to aid the teacher in presenting the basic principles of flight, essential facts about general aviation as well as its occupational opportunities. It replaces previous elementary student materials, and…
Descriptors: Aerospace Education, Aviation Technology, Career Education, Careers
Larkin, Robert P.; Schoenstein, Roger – 1976
Described are instructional aids for teaching map and compass skills. Included are details on eight exercises on map skills and five exercises on compass skills. Most exercises are offered as games including techniques for varying the game difficulty to make each suitable for students from elementary through college level. (SL)
Descriptors: College Science, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography
Curtis, Hugh; And Others – 1970
This guidebook is designed to assist elementary grade teachers in following an outdoor education curriculum developed in Wausau, Wisconsin, though the activities are applicable to most areas. The book contains outlines of materials and lessons to use and evaluate so that a final guidebook can be produced that will be of the most use for teachers.…
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Elementary School Science, Environmental Education, Instructional Materials
Oak Ridge Associated Universities, TN. – 1977
Presented is a science activities in energy package which includes 16 activities relating to electrical energy. Activities are simple, concrete experiments for fourth, fifth and sixth grades which illustrate principles and problems relating to energy. Each activity is outlined in a single card which is introduced by a question. A teacher's…
Descriptors: Electricity, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Energy
Oak Ridge Associated Universities, TN. – 1977
Presented is a science activities in energy package which includes 14 activities relating to energy conservation. Activities are simple, concrete experiments for fourth, fifth and sixth grades, which illustrate principles and problems relating to energy. Each activity is outlined on a simple card which is introduced by a question. A teacher's…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Energy
Saint Louis Public Schools, MO. – 1973
Using an inquiry-learning method rather than the lecture-demonstration teaching method, this elementary science curriculum deals with the processes of science and utilizes an inquiry approach into the causes of natural phenomena. The program was developed by an elementary science committee and recognizes the need for textbooks that will provide…
Descriptors: Curriculum Guides, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials
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