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EdSource, 2009
This Parent/Student Guide explains why Algebra I is a required subject, how it helps prepare students for the future, how Algebra I fits into the student's high school math program, and what parents can do to support their student's success in learning algebra. It also explains why California policymakers require all students to take algebra and…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Algebra, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Achievement
Science Service, 2008
Research is a process by which people discover or create new knowledge about the world in which they live. The International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) and Affiliated Fairs are research (data) driven. Students design research projects that provide quantitative data through experimentation followed by analysis and application of that data.…
Descriptors: Research Papers (Students), Student Projects, Science Fairs, Science Education
US Department of the Interior, 2008
Scientists call the land along the edges of a river, stream, or lake a riparian zone. In this guide, riparian zone will be called the Green Zone. Riparian zones make up only a small part of land in the United States. But they are very important. They protect water quality and quantity, supply food and shelter for fish and wildlife, and provide…
Descriptors: Water Quality, Guides, Wildlife, Animals
Chronicle Guidance Publications Inc., Moravia, NY. – 1990
This document is a collection of career profiles providing details on over 100 different careers in the sciences and mathematics. Each profile offers information on work performed, working conditions, hours and earnings, education and training, licenses and certification, personal qualifications, social and psychological factors, location,…
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Counseling, Career Education, Career Exploration
Collict, George – 1992
In 1990, the New Jersey Department of Education awarded the Randolph Township Board of Education a grant to evaluate the effectiveness of an existing technology learning activity called the "Magic Box", as part of the Teacher Developed Technology Education for the Nineties grant project. This document is comprised of three publications:…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Design Requirements
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Gelfand, I. M., Ed. – Quantum, 1991
Describes the Mathematics Correspondence School that was organized in late 1960s and still directed by the author, to serve about 1,000 Russian secondary students in small cities and remote villages. Discusses this project's extension to other disciplines, and the introduction of English versions of the school's textbooks via this regular journal…
Descriptors: Correspondence Schools, Correspondence Study, Foreign Countries, Independent Study