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Kao, Yvonne S.; Cina, Anthony; Gimm, J. Aura – Science Teacher, 2006
Scientists often have to observe and study surfaces that are impossible or impractical to see directly, such as the ocean floor or the atomic surfaces of objects. Early in the history of oceanography scientists dropped weighted cables to the bottom of the ocean. By moving across the ocean at regular intervals and keeping track of how deep the…
Descriptors: High School Students, Secondary School Science, Structural Elements (Construction), Scientists
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
Watt, Shirley L., Ed. – 1984
This collection of 20 articles from "The Science Teacher" and "Science and Children" is provided to assist teachers, students, and parents in preparing for science fairs. Four major questions about science fairs are addressed in the articles. They are: (1) Who should participate in a science fair? (2) How should a fair be organized? (3) What makes…
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Position Papers, Science Education
Winter, Charles A. – 1984
This book provides job descriptions and discusses career opportunities in various fields of the biological sciences. These fields include: (1) biotechnology, genetics, biomedical engineering, microbiology, mycology, systematic biology, marine and aquatic biology, botany, plant physiology, plant pathology, ecology, and wildlife biology; (2) the…
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Career Planning, Employment Opportunities, Females
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Spradley, Joseph L. – Physics Teacher, 1990
Described are the contributions of 15 women astronomers to the modern understanding of the stars. Discussed are early women pioneers, early spectrographic studies, and recent women astronomers. A list of 29 references is included. (CW)
Descriptors: Astronomy, College Science, Females, Higher Education
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Knight, Jean; Bly, Joe – Current: The Journal of Marine Education, 1989
The habitat, life history, feeding, classification, anatomy and pearl production of the American oyster (Crassostrea virginica) are presented. A list of other oyster reef inhabitants and predators is provided. Harvest and habitat loss are discussed. (CW)
Descriptors: Anatomy, Biological Sciences, Ecology, Invertebrates
Science News, 1988
Discusses the first, second, and third place winners in the 47th annual Westinghouse Science Talent Search. Describes student research projects dealing with electromagnetic and gravitational fields, cryptosporidiosis (a chronic diarrhea), and genetic factors of a nitrogen-fixing bacterium. (TW)
Descriptors: Awards, Biology, Diseases, Genetics
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
Anderson, Aubrey L. – 1987
Knowing the relationship of the ocean to man, the weather and climate, availability of resources from the ocean, use of the ocean in transporation, waste disposal, and defense, and developing an understanding of the impact on the oceans of human activity are all goals of oceanographers. The goal of this brochure is to provide concise informative…
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Careers, College Science, Higher Education
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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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
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Cox, F. E. G. – Journal of Biological Education, 1989
Molecular biology is defined and its status in secondary schools and colleges is discussed. Employment prospects in molecular biology in Britain are described. (CW)
Descriptors: Biochemistry, Biology, Career Awareness, Career Choice
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Zurer, Pamela – Chemical and Engineering News, 1987
Reviews National Research Council's (NRC) book, "Opportunities in Chemistry: Today and Tomorrow." Describes the difference between this volume and the NRC's earlier version, "Opportunities in Chemistry." Discusses the initial circulation of the new volume. Indicates how to obtain the new volume. (CW)
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Career Education, Chemistry, College Science
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Chemical and Engineering News, 1987
Provides coverage of 1987 American Chemical Society's (ACS) public celebration in schools and communities nationwide. Covers the wide variety of activities that were held. Lists important organizations and personalities that were involved. Suggests how to inform the local ACS office of local activities that were held. (CW)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Learning Activities, Professional Associations, School Activities
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Josefsson, Lars – Biochemical Education, 1987
Discusses the objectives of biochemistry education. Defines objectives for teaching biochemistry in secondary schools. Emphasizes the need for biotechnology education. Identifies two recent teaching experiments in Scandinavian countries. (CW)
Descriptors: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Educational Policy, Experiential Learning
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