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Resources for Teaching Elementary School Science
ABOUT THE ANNOTATIONS IN "MULTIDISCIPLINARY AND APPLIED SCIENCE—CORE MATERIALS"
Curriculum materials are arranged alphabetically by title in each category (Core Materials, Supplementary Materials, and Science Activity Books) in chapters 1 through 4 of this guide. In addition, each annotation has a two-part entry number. For each entry number, the chapter number is given before the period; the number after the period locates the entry within that chapter.
For example, the first entry number in chapter 1 is 1.1; the second entry in chapter 2 is 2.2, and so on.
The entry numbers within each curriculum chapter run consecutively through Core Materials, Supplementary Materials, and Science Activity Books.
Order of Bibliographic Information
Following is the arrangement of the facts of publication in the annotations in this section:
Title of publication.
Series title, or series acronym if commonly used.
Authors (either individual names or organizational author).
Name and location of developer (in parentheses), if different from publisher.
Place of publication, publisher, and date of publication.
Following are acronyms of series titles in "Multidisciplinary and Applied Science—Core Materials." (Series titles that are spelled out are not included in this list.)
Full Option Science System
Science Curriculum Improvement Study
Price and Acquisition Information
Ordering information is presented in a block immediately below the annotation. Included are the following:
Prices of teacher's guides, activity books, and kits or units.
The name of a principal publisher/supplier (not necessarily the sole source) for the items listed in the price category. (The address and phone and fax numbers for each publisher and supplier appear in appendix A, "Publishers and Suppliers.")
An indication of the various sources from which one might obtain the required materials.
masters (in English and Spanish) for student sheets, and an annotated bibliography.
This module includes science background information, detailed instructions on planning for and conducting each activity, an extensive assessment component, and extensions for integration and enrichment. Materials are available in a kit.
Prices: Teacher's Guide (ISBN 07826-0028-X), $101. Complete module, $279. Publisher/supplier: Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corp. Materials: Available locally, from commercial suppliers, or in module.
4.3 Interaction and Systems. SCIS 3. Herbert D. Thier and Robert C. Knott. Hudson, N.H.: Delta Education, 1992.
Grade: 2Interaction and Systems is a comprehensive, half-year program of physical science and earth science during which students investigate evidence of interaction in a variety of systems. For example, in physical science they investigate batteries interacting with bulbs, and magnets interacting with paper clips and other metallic objects. The systems concept is applied to the earth sciences as students observe and describe the interaction between land and water. Students gain practical experience with the mathematical concepts of ratio and proportion as they experiment with gear and pulley systems. They interpret dissolving, color change, precipitation, and evaporation as evidence of interaction. Through activities with static electricity, magnets, and compasses they investigate interactions between objects that are not in contact. Throughout this unit, students have the opportunity to observe and col-