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Duel, Debra K. – Children & Animals, 1988
Provides some activities that are designed to help students understand some of the reasons why parents sometimes refuse to let their children have pets. Includes mathematics and writing lessons, a student checklist, and a set of tips for parents. (TW)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Language Arts, Mathematics Education
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
Indiana State Dept. of Education, Indianapolis. Center for School Improvement and Performance. – 1991
This guide describes a waste reduction program for Indiana schools, kindergarten through 12th grade. It is designed to be used by any school administrator, teacher, staff person, student and/or parent willing to provide leadership, generate enthusiasm, and publicize the program. By combining traditional lessons with the actual practice of waste…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
California State Univ., Sacramento. Academic Senate. – 1984
Designed for college-bound students, their parents, and high school teachers, counselors, and administrators in California, this statement sets forth recommendations concerning the skills, attitudes, and qualities that should be imparted by high school science programs and the curriculum and courses to impart them. Prefactory material provides…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Biology, Chemistry, College Preparation
North Carolina State Board of Education, Raleigh. – 1988
Science fairs represent the culmination of student research efforts under the guidance of teachers and other persons interested in science topics. The total scientific process should be involved in the development of a project which results in a science fair exhibition. The student should learn to recognize problems, plan an experiment, gather and…
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Extracurricular Activities, High Schools
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John, Nancy J.; Firestone, Gary L. – Biochemical Education, 1987
Describes two complementary laboratory exercises that use the glass fiber assay to assess receptor specificity and hormone binding affinity in rat liver cytoplasmic extracts. Details the methods, materials and protocol of the experiments. Discusses the basic concepts illustrated and the feasibility of using the experiments at the undergraduate…
Descriptors: Biochemistry, College Science, Higher Education, Laboratory Procedures
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Smith, Christopher A.; Dawson, Maureen M. – Biochemical Education, 1987
Describes an experiment to identify lactose and estimate the concentration of lactose in a sample of milk. Gives a background of the investigation. Details the experimental method, results and calculations. Discusses the implications of the experiment to students. Suggests further experiments using the same technique used in…
Descriptors: Biochemistry, College Science, Higher Education, Laboratory Procedures
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Sanchez-Yague, J.; And Others – Biochemical Education, 1987
Describes an experiment to discover the topology of plasma membrane aminophospholipids (phosphatidylethanolamine and phosphatidylserine) using whole platelets and trinitrobenzene sulfonate (TNBS) as a probe. Reports changes in phospholipid distribution during platelet activation with simultaneous action of thrombia and collagen. Details the…
Descriptors: Biochemistry, College Science, Higher Education, Laboratory Procedures
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Myers, A. – Biochemical Education, 1987
Illustrates the scope of experimental investigations for biochemistry education in high school biology and chemistry courses. Gives a brief overview of biochemistry experiments with proteins, enzymes, carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids, vitamins, metabolism, electron transport, and photosynthesis including materials, procedures, and outcomes.…
Descriptors: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Curriculum