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Lawrence, Sharmila – Child Care & Early Education Research Connections, 2017
This resource list identifies resources from 2010 to 2017 that highlight resources on science in early care and education under the following categories: 1) Policy resources, 2) Promising practices, 3) Professional development and teacher preparation.
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Science Education, Educational Policy
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Allen, Deborah – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2013
This article is designed to point "CBE-Life Sciences Education" readers to current articles of interest in life sciences education as well as more general and noteworthy publications in education research. URLs are provided for the abstracts or full text of articles. For articles listed as "Abstract available," full text may be…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Educational Research, Scientific Research, Information Sources
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National Center for Education Research, 2009
Since 2002, the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) has funded more than 400 research grants through the National Center for Education Research. This document lists the publications that have resulted from these projects. Publications from IES grantees include articles intended for scientific audiences, as well as articles written for general…
Descriptors: Audiences, Grants, Educational Research, Publications
Sapp, Gregg – Library Journal, 2007
The state of science is a moving target, and its ever-shifting horizons can best be gleaned by the contents of scientific journals. However, the bigger picture of the scientific enterprise, which also encompasses its past, its future, and its overarching philosophies, can often be better represented through the more reflective pace of popular…
Descriptors: Scientific Enterprise, Natural Sciences, Climate, Science Education
Halpern, Judy – Pathways: The Ontario Journal of Outdoor Education, 2002
The Magic Suitcase provides workshops for young children and teachers across Ontario, using their own schoolyards to explore the wonders of nature and science. Literature is used to explain concepts and make the experience memorable. Workshops are also train teachers to integrate the outdoors into their regular program. Nine picture books used in…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Environmental Education, Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries
Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. – 1989
This paper discusses the implications of Piaget's theory to science education. The first section of the paper, "What Science Teachers Need To Know: Scientific Knowledge and Its Source," describes three sources of students' knowledge and corresponding educational practices. The second section, "Functions of Intelligence," discusses the concept of…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Educational Objectives, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
Schibeci, R. A. – 1987
There are a number of ways in which the educational applications of computers can be categorized. This document focuses on the use of computers in science teaching. It differentiates between such terminology as tutor, tool, tutee, tutorial dialogue, revelatory use, conjectural use, and emancipatory use. The major portion of this paper is a…
Descriptors: College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Simulation, Computer Uses in Education
Yuster, Leigh C., Ed.; And Others – 1989
This publication is a compilation of information and resource material concerning energy for the year 1988. The first section details the coverage and usage of this volume. Section 2 contains a review of events in 1988, a compilation of statistical information, an article concerning coal flyash utilization, and a listing of conferences and events…
Descriptors: Alternative Energy Sources, Conservation (Environment), Energy Conservation, Energy Education
Yuster, Leigh C., Ed.; And Others – 1989
This publication is a compilation of environmental information and resources for the year 1988. The first section details the coverage and use of this volume. Section 2 contains a review of events in 1988; a chronology of events; a status report produced for Congress; three articles on environmental issues including global change, pesticides, and…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Energy, Energy Conservation, Environmental Education
Dubeck, Leroy W.; And Others – 1988
Many feel that secondary school graduates are not prepared to compete in a world of rapidly expanding technology. High school and college students in the United States often prefer fantasy to science. This book offers a strategy for overcoming student apathy toward the physical sciences by harnessing the power of the cinema. In it, ten popular…
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, College Science, Fantasy, Filmographies
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Burger, H. Robert – Journal of Geological Education, 1983
Part 1 (SE 533 635) presented programs for use in mineralogy, petrology, and geochemistry. This part presents an annotated list of 64 additional programs, focusing on introductory geology, mapping, and statistical packages for geological analyses. A brief description, source, suggested use(s), programing language, and other information are…
Descriptors: Cartography, College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics
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Burger, H. Robert – Journal of Geological Education, 1983
Presents annotated list of computer programs related to geophysics, geomorphology, paleontology, economic geology, petroleum geology, and miscellaneous topics. Entries include description, instructional use(s), programing language, and availability. Programs described in previous installments (found in SE 533 635 and 534 182) focused on…
Descriptors: College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics, Computer Programs
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Wallen, Ellen T. – American Biology Teacher, 1981
Describes a new apparatus for Drosophila habitats which has the advantage of leaving pupae and adult flies undisturbed while being able to renew or move the media and larvae at will. (CS)
Descriptors: Animal Facilities, Biology, College Science, Genetics
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Thompson, Theresa; Pollak, Edward I. – American Biology Teacher, 1981
Lists advantages in the use of the blue gourami in laboratory experiments on reproduction and embryogenesis. Materials and procedures for maintaining and spawning blue gouramis are provided. Also includes details on microscopic examination of developing embryos and histological techniques for microscope slide preparation. (CS)
Descriptors: Animal Facilities, Biology, College Science, Embryology
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Nauman, Ann K.; Shaw, Edward L. – Science Activities, 1994
In today's rapidly changing world, science fiction can provide a bridge and a stimulus to the imagination of children. Provides an annotated bibliography of 25 science fiction titles for grades 1-3, 4-6, and 7-9. Suggests classroom applications including individual assignments, group discussion topics, and other activities. (LZ)
Descriptors: Books, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Group Activities
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