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ERIC Number: ED462799
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 576
Abstractor: N/A
Physical Science. Teacher's Guide [and Student Guide]. Parallel Alternative Strategies for Students (PASS).
Danner, Greg, Ed.; Fresen, Sue, Ed.
This teacher's guide and student guide unit contains supplemental readings, activities, and methods adapted for secondary students who have disabilities and other students with diverse learning needs. The materials are designed to help these students succeed in regular education content courses and include simplified text and smaller units of study. The curriculum correlates to Florida's Sunshine State Standards and is divided into the following 21 units of study: (1) scientific method; (2) scientific measurements; (3) matter; (4) changes in matter; (5) introduction to the atom; (6) atomic theory; (7) structure of matter; (8) chemical equations; (9) solutions and suspensions; (10) acids, bases, and salts; (11) chemical reactions; (12) energy, work, force, and power; (13) forms of energy; (14) forces and motions; (15) machines; (16) magnetism; (17) electricity; (18) nuclear energy; (19) heat; (20) waves; and (21) science, society, and the world. The teacher's guide includes a general description of each unit's content focus, provides suggestions for enrichment, and contains an assessment to measure student performance. Appendices describe instructional strategies, list enrichment suggestions, contain suggestions for specific strategies to facilitate inclusion, and contain a chart describing standards and benchmarks. The student guide includes practices and lab activities. (Contains 32 references.) (CR)
Florida State Dept. of Education, Div. of Public Schools and Community Education, Bureau of Instructional Support and Community Services, Turlington Bldg., Room 628, 325 West Gaines St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400. Tel: 800-487-0186 (Toll Free); Tel: 850-487-0186; Fax: 850 487-2679; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Bureau of Instructional Support and Community Services.
Authoring Institution: Leon County Schools, Tallahassee, FL. Exceptional Student Education.
Identifiers - Location: Florida
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A