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Summer 2007 Newsletter

Lawrence Woolf, Editor

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In This Issue

  • Browsing the Journals by Thomas D. Rossing


  • From the Chair by David Haase
  • Editor's Introduction to the K-12 Science Curricula Articles by Lawrence Woolf

K-12 NSF Science Instructional Materials Programs and National Standards

  • Development of K-12 Instructional Materials at the National Science Foundation by Gerhard Salinger
  • The Influence of National Standards on Science Education by Rodger W. Bybee

K-8 Science Instructional Materials 

  • Insights: An Elementary Hands-On Inquiry Science Curriculum by Karen Worth
  • Changing the Course of Science Education by Jennifer Childress, Jim Benson, Claudia Campbell, and Sally Goetz Shuler
  • Water Skiers and SCUBA Divers by Larry Malone
  • Interactions In Physical Science by Fred Goldberg and Sharon Bendall

High School Science Instructional Materials 

  • Active Physics by Arthur Eisenkraft
  • Minds•On Physics: Redefining Physics Instruction by Bill LeonardModeling Instruction for K-12 Science Education by David Hestenes
  • Reformed-Based Physics Teaching: An Inquiry Approach by Dave Pinkerton and Betty Stennett

Teacher Preparation Section

  • Corporate Funding of Physical Science Teacher Preparation Programs by John Stewart
  • Raising funds for UTeach by Michael Marder
  • Transition to Teaching by Robin Willner
  • Leveraging Corporate Support for Science Education Reform at Seattle Pacific University by Eleanor Cloe

Disclaimer: The articles and opinion pieces found in this issue of the APS Forum on Education Newsletter are not peer refereed and represent solely the views of the authors and not necessarily the views of the APS.