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Title: Using real world resources: Collecting and interpreting information
Contributor(s): Yandila, Cephas D (author); Dediwalage, Sunil (author); Mabejane, Maseqao (author); Musekwa, Manidiwengerei (author); Otuka, James (author); Sigauke, Aaron  (author); Varghese, Tom (author)
Publication Date: 1993
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Abstract: Most science curricula in Africa include the development of scientific skills and processes in their aims. The intention is that a process approach should be adopted to the teaching of science. We have tried, through the approach described in these notes on the exercise Collecting and interpreting information, to focus on the development of some of these processes. The method involved collecting raw data on food, ingredients and food prices, computing aspects of these and recording the results in table or graphic form and finally interpreting these results.
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Source of Publication: The Harare Generator: Innovative Ideas and Techniques for Science Educators in Africa, p. 199-205
Publisher: International Centre for Conservation Education (ICCE) and International Council of Scientific Unions (ICSU)
Place of Publication: Harare, Zimbabwe
ISBN: 0930357280
Field of Research (FOR): 130106 Secondary Education
130303 Education Assessment and Evaluation
130212 Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
130202 Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
HERDC Category Description: B1 Chapter in a Scholarly Book
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