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Mahaffey, Michael L.; McKillip, William D. – 1975
This volume includes student manuals for four units in the Career Oriented Mathematics Program, which was developed to improve computational abilities and attitudes of secondary students by presenting the material in a job-relevant context. The units are titled: (1) Owning an Automobile and Driving as a Career, (2) Retail Sales, (3) Measurement,…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Career Education, Curriculum, Geometry
New Jersey State Council for Environmental Education, Upper Montclair. – 1975
This publication is one in a series of three energy-related units selected from the "Environment and the Quality of Life" environmental education series. It contains numerous student learning activities for various grade levels, based on a number of behavioral objectives. Each activity provides the purpose, suitable grade level, related…
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Energy Conservation, Environmental Education, Instructional Materials
Mack, Richard G.; And Others – 1973
The project's objectives were to increase achievement in mathematics, alter behavior in mathematics classes, and alter attitudes toward small-group work through training in small-group dynamics. The subjects were 85 10th grade geometry students assigned to one of two class periods (morning or afternoon). Within each class period, the students were…
Descriptors: Achievement, Attitudes, Discovery Learning, Discovery Processes
Capasso, Ronald L.; Lachat, Mary Ann – 1974
This directory contains comprehensive descriptions of diagnostic-prescriptive mathematical programs, for which some success has been demonstrated in the classroom, as shown by statistical evidence of significant improvement of student learning. The table of contents is designed to provide easy identification of programs related to specific grade…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs, Diagnostic Teaching, Directories
Minneapolis Independent School District 275, Minn. – 1970
These three booklets are outlines of teaching procedures, using living material, designed for elementary school children. While emphasizing science, many opportunities are provided for exercises in mathematics, art, and writing, thus integrating the curriculum. All booklets contain exercises on data collection and organization; two have exercises…
Descriptors: Biology, Ecology, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Science
Schaljo, Roger, Comp. – 1977
Each of the 14 environment-related mathematics activities included in this publication by the Upper Mississippi River ECO-Center includes objectives, materials needed, preparation, and activity description. Occasionally, variations and helpful hints are added. Because the student can gain experience to help him with the practical application of…
Descriptors: Activities, Cartography, Curriculum Enrichment, Curriculum Guides
Minneapolis Independent School District 275, Minn. – 1970
The use of games to introduce elementary school children to some concepts about environmental factors is described in this group of five documents. Teaching procedures to investigate wind, shadows, liquids, colors, and color change, and aspects of sampling populations are outlined. Simple apparatus and experiments are suggested, and details of the…
Descriptors: Earth Science, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Science, Environmental Education
Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corp., IN. – 1973
Three general goals guided the creation of this summer education project: to maintain academic basic skills over the summer months, to involve parents in the learning process, and to involve teachers in reading inservice training. The summer television programs available to all Indiana children are "Ride the Reading Rocket" for grade 2;…
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Basic Skills, Early Childhood Education, Educational Programs
Project I-C-E, Green Bay, WI. – 1974
This seventh grade mathematics guide is one of a series of guides, K-12, that were developed by teachers to help introduce environmental education into the total curriculum. The guides are supplementary in design, containing a series of episodes (minilessons) that reinforce the relationships between ecology and mathematics. It is the teacher's…
Descriptors: Computation, Conservation Education, Environmental Education, Grade 7
Project I-C-E, Green Bay, WI. – 1974
This eighth grade mathematics guide is one of a series of guides, K-12, that were developed by teachers to help introduce environmental education into the total curriculum. The guides are supplementary in design, containing a series of episodes (minilessons) that reinforce the relationships between ecology and mathematics. It is the teacher's…
Descriptors: Computation, Conservation Education, Environmental Education, Geometry
Mahaffey, Michael L.; McKillip, William D. – 1975
This manual is designed for teachers using the Career Oriented Mathematics units on owning an automobile and driving as a career, retail sales, measurement, and area-perimeter. The volume begins with a discussion of the philosophy and scheduling of the program which is designed to improve students' attitudes and ability in computation by…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Career Education, Curriculum, Instruction