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Quander, Doris D. – Science and Children, 1970
Descriptors: Earth Science, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Science, General Science
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Boyer, Robert E.; Butts, David P. – Science and Children, 1971
Describes four elementary school earth science activities. Each student experience is designed to help children answer questions about the ocean floor, continental drift, volcanism and mountain chains. Includes a bibliography of related articles, books, and maps. (JM)
Descriptors: Earth Science, Elementary School Science, Geology, Instruction
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Andrews, Edwin S. – Science and Children, 1971
Describes an elementary school science activity related to telling time by apparent star motion. Directions are given for construction and use of a Polar Dial" to determine local sidereal time. Methods of conversion to local civil time and standard time are given. (JM)
Descriptors: Astronomy, Earth Science, Elementary School Science, Field Instruction
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Bybee, Rodger W. – Science and Children, 1971
Suggests methods of teaching principles of geological inference by observation of sidewalks, parking lots, school grounds, and vacant lots. (AL)
Descriptors: Earth Science, Elementary School Science, Environmental Education, Field Studies
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Banks, Dorothy Elaine – Science and Children, 1971
Descriptors: Earth Science, Elementary School Science, Environmental Education, Instruction
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Leyden, Michael B. – Science and Children, 1978
Described is the use of shadows in introducing elementary school students to such topics as movement of the earth, time, compass points. These ideas may be used at the secondary level, also. (MR)
Descriptors: Earth Science, Elementary School Science, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education
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Ulmer, David C., Jr. – Science and Children, 1975
Two instruments are described which were designed to provide beginning students with the tools for determining sun-time and the altitude of the sun. Both can be constructed by the student. A simple-to-construct scale is included. Activities are suggested to use with the instruments. (Author/EB)
Descriptors: Astronomy, Earth Science, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science
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Robarge, Thomas J. – Science and Children, 1977
Describes an eighth grade rock exchange project in which small groups of students researched, then wrote letters to schools throughout the United States requesting samples of local rocks and minerals. Provides experience in use of the atlas and letter writing. (CS)
Descriptors: Earth Science, Geology, Instruction, Junior High School Students