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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Woodburn, John H.
Teaching the pursuit of science.
New York, Macmillan 
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John H Woodburn; Ellsworth S Obourn
|Description:||vii, 470 pages illustrations, portraits 24 cm|
|Contents:||The spirit, structure, and function of science: Science, its characteristics and aims ; The domain of science ; The characteristics of scientists ; Powers of the mind at work in science ; The role of observation in science ; Finding or selecting a problem ; Search principles ; Hypotheses ; Experiments ; The end products of science ; On the educational value of science --
Getting the feel of working in science: Finding or selecting a problem ; Framing a working hypothesis ; Planning the investigation --
Pursuit of science in classroom and teaching laboratory: The evolution of school curricula and science courses of study ; Recent trends and influences in science curriculum offerings ; On relationships between science and other courses in the total school program ; On teaching methods in general ; Lesson formats and the spirit and structure of science ; The straight lecture-discussion ; The lecture as case history or case analysis ; The lecture with demonstration ; The lecture with films, filmstrips, slides, or other projected materials ; The lecture with natural history specimens ; Textbook-centered lesson formats ; Miscellaneous recitation lesson formats ; The laboratory exercise ; Small group formats ; The term paper or special report ; Panels, interviews, and debates ; Dramatization ; Tests and examinations ; The field trip ; Teaching by television ; The programmed or "teaching machine" format ; The individual project.
|Responsibility:||[by] John H, Woodburn [and] Ellsworth S. Obourn.|