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Rowcliffe, Stephen – School Science Review, 2002
Introduces teaching techniques to alleviate the problems dyslexic students face with both practical and written work in science that have been found not only to improve learning conditions for dyslexics, but also represent good teaching practice and can be of benefit to all learners in science. (Contains 25 references.) (Author/YDS)
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Learning Disabilities
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Stinner, Arthur – Physics Education, 2002
Explains attempts to calculate the ages of the earth and the sun from an historical perspective by reviewing the works of Newton, Count de Buffon, Helmholtz, Kelvin, and Hans Bethe. (YDS)
Descriptors: Earth Science, Educational Strategies, Foreign Countries, High Schools
Needham, Richard; Hill, Peter – 1987
During the period 1984-1986, over 30 teachers from the Yorkshire (England) region have worked in collaboration with the Children's Learning in Science Project (CLIS) developing and testing teaching schemes in the areas of energy, particle theory, and plant nutrition. The project is based upon the constructivist approach to teaching. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Concept Formation, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
Scott, Philip; And Others – 1987
During the period 1984-1986, over 30 teachers from the Yorkshire (England) region have worked in collaboration with the Children's Learning in Science Project (CLIS) developing and testing teaching schemes in the areas of energy, particle theory, and plant nutrition. The project is based upon the constructivist approach to teaching. This booklet…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Concept Formation, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
Ellington, E. C., Comp. – 1987
This publication is one in a series of 12 giving the recommendations that were made for a broad and balanced education program in science for young people. Following the introduction, section one discusses content and rationale and the need for an extended range of approaches, basic assumptions about teaching and learning, the purposes of school…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Farmelo, Graham – Physics Education, 1992
Discusses four topics presented in the science foundation course of the Open University that exemplify current developments in particle physics, in particular, and that describe important issues about the nature of science, in general. Topics include the omega minus particle, the diversity of quarks, the heavy lepton, and the discovery of the W…
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Evaluation, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Kibble, R. D. – Physics Education, 1988
Discussed are the selecting, assessing, and managing of students' investigational works showing how they fit in with the General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) Physics (mature) for London and the East Anglian Group. (YP)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physics, Science Activities, Science Curriculum
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McMahon, Kendra – Primary Science Review, 1999
Describes a project in which elementary students develop their science understanding and literacy skills by developing their own book on the topics of solids, liquids, and gases. (WRM)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Integrated Activities, Interdisciplinary Approach
Martin, D. John – TIES Magazine, 1990
Described is a take-home project in which students use an electronic systems kit to produce a working circuit. Students were asked to identify a security need in their own home and design and build a suitable security system. The use of a computer to produce the circuits is advised. (KR)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Electronics, Foreign Countries, Junior High Schools
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School Science Review, 1989
Contains articles on digestive enzymes in grasshoppers; bird and badger observation; reactions between hydrochloric acid and sodium carbonate solutions; observing the migration of ions; pupil's heating skills (Bunsen burners); photolysis experimentation; capillary kinetics; experience with trireme; connection circuits; special relativity; a…
Descriptors: Biology, Chemistry, Foreign Countries, Kinetics
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Openshaw, Peter – School Science Review, 1987
Provides some background information on acid deposition. Includes a historical perspective, describes some effects of acid precipitation, and discusses acid rain in the United Kingdom. Contains several experiments that deal with the effects of acid rain on water quality and soil. (TW)
Descriptors: College Science, Ecological Factors, Ecology, Environmental Education
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Wiseman, P. – Journal of Chemical Education, 1986
Describes a laboratory course taught at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (United Kingdom) which focuses on the preparation, properties, and applications of end-use products of the chemical industry. Outlines laboratory experiments on dyes, fibers, herbicides, performance testing, antioxidants, and surface active…
Descriptors: Chemical Industry, Chemical Reactions, Chemistry, College Science