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Arapaki, Xenia; Koliopoulos, Dimitris – Science & Education, 2011
The need for a convergence of the visual arts and the natural sciences within the framework of both formal (schools, universities) and non-formal education (museum) at the level of dissemination and popularization of this knowledge is something that has preoccupied the communities of artists, scientists and educators. In the present work we aim to…
Descriptors: Visual Arts, Natural Sciences, Educational History, Interdisciplinary Approach
Shapiro, R. Benjamin; Squire, Kurt D. – Educational Technology, 2011
Debates in forums such as "Educational Technology" and the National Academies of Science (National Research Council, 2011) emphasize the promise (and indeed recent successes) of digital game-based learning programs, but also the need for research-driven approaches that carefully delineate learning goals. This article introduces one such…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Scientific Literacy, Science Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
Boyne, Grace M. – Winds of Change, 2003
A nuclear physicist feels that his Navajo upbringing, with its emphasis on the structure of nature and abstract reasoning, prepared him well for the world of physics. Traditional Navajo sandpaintings helped him understand physics concepts. Native American students show strengths in learning visual, perceptual, or spatial information, and they…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indians, Cognitive Style
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific. – 1982
This workshop was designed to discuss the role of out-of-school science activities both in formal and non-formal education programs. Fifteen participants from Australia, Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and Thailand attended the workshop. Highlights…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
Cowan, Margaret E., Ed.; Stapp, William B., Ed. – 1982
Provided in this document are case studies of representative and exemplary innovative environmental education programs from various regions of the world (North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia/Oceania). The case studies provide information on the environment and environmental problems and concerns…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Community Programs, Conservation Education, Conservation (Environment)
Nicholson, Heather Johnston; And Others – 1987
There is evidence that more boys than girls have experience in activities related to science and mathematics outside of school and that there are a number of kinds of interventions that can sustain girls' interest and participation in science and mathematics. What is missing is a theoretical explanation for the phenomenon that more boys than girls…
Descriptors: Educational Media, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Females
Warfield, John N. – 1979
This volume serves as an overview document for a six-volume sourcebook collection describing the development of a regional environmental learning system. Included in this volume are: (1) organization of the sourcebook, (2) project description, (3) issues, (4) definitions of environmental education, (5) approaches and strategies for environmental…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Curriculum Development, Educational Assessment, Educational Needs
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Escobar, Carole – Physics Teacher, 1990
Discussed are teaching methods that can be used in association with amusement park rides. The basic principles behind the effects of several rides are reviewed and illustrated. (CW)
Descriptors: Computation, Mechanics (Physics), Nonformal Education, Physics
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Morris, Chris – Physics Education, 1990
Described is a mobile hands-on science program called "Light Works" that is brought directly into the classroom. The reasons for the implementation of "Light Works" into primary classrooms is discussed. The advantages and operation of this program are included. (KR)
Descriptors: Discovery Learning, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Exhibits
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Cooper, R. Douglas; Smith, Bradley F. – Environmental Education and Information, 1989
As North America increasingly becomes an urban society, questions surface as to the role and direction of environmental education programs. Such programs may hold potential in abating some of the problems inherent with contemporary inner city youth. Several successful on-going programs are reviewed. (Author/CW)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
Keeves, J. P. – Bulletin of the International Bureau of Education, 1986
Discusses 10 areas associated with the social context and operations of secondary education, as well as issues and responses being addressed by educational systems across the world. Common patterns are identified and provide a framework for a discussion of changes in international secondary education. (CLB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Developed Nations, Developing Nations
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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
Executive Office of the President, Washington, DC. – 1996
Understanding the principles of sustainability and the interdependence of the environment, the economy, and social systems can help individuals learn to make the changes necessary to become effective stewards of natural resources and the environment. This document describes three broad policy recommendations as to how Americans can build concepts…
Descriptors: Action Research, Conservation Education, Ecology, Educational Change
Dynan, Muredach B., Ed.; Fraser, Barry J., Ed. – 1985
Some researchers have argued that students often learn to operate in two domains, the domain of the science context in school, and the domain of everyday life outside of school. Outside of school, students are exposed to many media from which to learn science concepts. This document is one of a series on research seminars at the Western Australian…
Descriptors: Educational Facilities, Educational Innovation, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary 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
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