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Katz, Phyllis – Science and Children, 1986
Describes the origin, development, and activity options of the Hands-On-Science Program. Explains the program's process-oriented, interdisciplinary approach, its staffing procedures, and activity format. Lists the current and future locations of the program. Also provides an example of an activity on solar energy for primary level students. (ML)
Descriptors: After School Programs, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Energy Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Asian Centre for Educational Innovation for Development. – 1983
This report discusses the development and implementation of programs in Asia and the Pacific which focus on "Science for All." The major objective of "Science for All" is to provide everyone in these areas with the scientific competencies, knowledge, and skills appropriate to their immediate needs to help eradicate poverty,…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). – 1983
This three-part book focuses on the condition of science and technology (ST) education worldwide by discussing ways in which it can contribute to social, economic, and cultural developments. Part 1 examines ways in which ST can affect national development, beginning with a consideration of the impact of ST on the individual, the community, and on…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Improvement, Educational Trends
Cahill, Bruce, Ed. – Bulletin of the Unesco Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific, 1984
This bulletin presents reports on science and technology education in the countries of the Asia and Pacific region. The first section is composed of an introduction which defines science and technology and how it is dealt with both within and outside the formal education system. It also summarizes the highlights of science and technology education…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Broniec, Rick – Journal of Chemical Education, 1986
Describes a cooperative program between a school district and local industrial research chemists in which the chemists serve as tutors during after-school hours. Discusses the positive responses to the program in terms of increased student interest, achievement, parental feedback, and the personal gratification of the tutors. (TW)
Descriptors: Chemical Industry, Chemistry, Cooperative Programs, Manufacturing Industry
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King, Kenneth – Studies in Science Education, 1986
Provides a review of the range of innovative science activities in India. Points out some of the parallels with science and science education issues in India and in other countries. Offers perspectives on the state of nonformal science for the public and reforms of science in the schools of India. (ML)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Innovation, Foreign Countries, National Programs