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Brand, Judith, Ed. – Exploratorium Magazine, 2002
This issue of Exploratorium Magazine focuses on Antarctica. Antarctica has one of the most extreme climates in the world with an untouched environment inviting researchers with great opportunities for study. This issue describes the journey of four Exploratorium staff members to frozen Antarctica. Chapters include: (1) "Life at the Bottom of…
Descriptors: Astronomy, Biological Sciences, Biology, Climate
Palumbo, Thomas J.; And Others – Current Population Reports, 1980
Statistical information, based on the 1978 survey in a series of biennial surveys known as the National Sample of Scientists and Engineers, sponsored by the National Science Foundation and conducted by the Bureau of the Census is presented. Individuals in the field of physical sciences are profiled, including chemists, physicists and astronomers,…
Descriptors: Astronomy, Chemistry, College Science, Employment Patterns
On Campus with Women, 1990
Four issues of the newsletter, "On Campus with Women," present information on the status and education of women. The newsletters offer brief news items on the following topics: women and the law; discrimination and the law; employment; legal actions; child care; campus issues; sexual harassment and rape; campus crime; sports; women's studies;…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, College Athletics, Court Litigation, Crime
Connect, 1987
This issue was developed in preparation for the 1987 International Congress on Environmental Education and Training and contains suggested elements for an action plan for the 1990s to be drafted as an outcome of the conference. A major portion of the document discusses nine objectives for inclusion in the proposed plan. These are: (1) the…
Descriptors: College Science, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). – 1981
This collection of articles, originally published in national and international journals, is fifth in a series devoted to trends in teaching chemistry. The volume is divided into nine sections, each with an introduction explaining why papers have been selected and outlining their particular interest. Section I provides a list of atomic masses,…
Descriptors: Chemical Industry, Chemistry, College Science, Educational Games
Beutler, Lawrence J. – Curriculum Report, 1988
Environmental education is generally thought to be an approach to teaching and learning that will help students develop the knowledge, skills, and values basic to environmental problem solving. This report addresses the need for environmental education and attempts to clarify definitions of some of the efforts such as outdoor education and…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Conservation Education, Conservation (Environment), Elementary School Science
Wivagg, Daniel E.; Moore, Randy – Curriculum Report, 1987
This newsletter reports on the status of biology education in the United States. It states that biology has entered its "golden age" because of the emergence of biotechnology, ecology, agricultural productivity, and human biology as major societal issues. This report discusses the status of the informal national curriculum of biology, involving…
Descriptors: Biology, Bulletins, Educational Trends, National Programs
Annual Review of Environmental Education, 1987
This document is the first issue of an annual journal produced by the Council of Environmental Education. It was designed to monitor the health of environmental education, help build coherence, identify gaps and issues, provide an evaluative review of the field, and present developments and practices in the field. Contained in this volume are…
Descriptors: College Science, Conservation (Environment), Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). – 1976
The document presents eight papers dealing with educational administration in developing nations. It is intended to aid UNESCO staff members and other educational advisors as they collaborate with policy makers in developing nations to improve educational programs. Written by staff members of UNESCO's Division of Educational Finance, the papers…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Cooperation, Developing Nations, Educational Administration
Sayler, Michael, Ed. – Tempo, 1996
This document consists of the four issues of "Tempo," the newsletter of the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented (TAGT), published during 1996. Each issue focuses on a specific theme, such as math and science instruction, culturally diverse gifted students, parents and teachers working together, and future challenges. Articles…
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Black Students, Child Advocacy, Cultural Differences
Sayler, Michael, Ed. – Tempo, 1996
This theme issue of a Texas journal on gifted education contains articles focusing on math and science instruction for gifted students. "Science Education for Gifted Students" (Joyce VanTassel-Baska) discusses what a science curriculum for gifted students should include, what teachers can do to make reform efforts successful, and how to…
Descriptors: Animal Husbandry, Curriculum Development, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education
Cannon, Michael, Ed. – Tempo, 1999
This document consists of the four issues of "Tempo," the newsletter of the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented (TAGT), published during 1999. Each issue focuses on a specific theme, including distinguished achievement programs, Hispanic issues in gifted education, creativity, and gifted children in the new millennium. Articles…
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Creativity, Cultural Differences, Elementary Secondary Education
Ridgway, James – NISE Brief, 1998
This brief presents the case for the reform of assessment systems as an essential component of systemic reform. The scope includes ways to share conceptual understanding among all stakeholders in the educational system, ways to evaluate the impact of systemic reforms in terms of student attainment of relevant goals, and ideas on how assessment can…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods
Andren, Birgitta, Comp. – School Research Newsletter, 1989
The International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) conducted several surveys between 1964 and 1985. Sweden has taken part in nine of the surveys. This paper reports the survey results briefly. Major sections included are: (1) Swedish results for all IEA studies; (2) science tests in 1970 and 1983; (3) mathematics…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Economic Factors, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education
Reed, James B.; Calhoon, John A. – State Legislative Report, 1992
Recent reports by the National Science Teacher's Association, the National Science Foundation, and the National Education Goals Panel indicate that the science preparation of American children is deficient. In 1990 the State of California published the "Science Framework" guide to curriculum and materials in an effort to address these…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods
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