Products for Science Teachers
Finley, Sally, Multimedia & Internet@Schools
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WHEN I was a young child in the 1950s, science wasn't a subject taught in my elementary school. The teachers focused on reading, writing, and arithmetic. At that time, home economics and shop classes played a more prominent role than social studies and science instruction.
All that changed when the Soviet Union launched a satellite by the name of Sputnik on Oct. 5, 1957. Suddenly, science was added to the curriculum of every school in the nation-and the space race had officially begun.
Today's science curriculum focuses on more than the process skills of observation, inference, and experimentation. An emphasis on laboratory science is included in …
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Publication information: Article title: Products for Science Teachers. Contributors: Finley, Sally - Author. Magazine title: Multimedia & Internet@Schools. Volume: 12. Issue: 5 Publication date: September/October 2005. Page number: 30+. © 2009 Information Today, Inc. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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