• A Teaching Unit on Water Project TACT (Thematic Approach to Chemistry Teaching) Marcelita C. Magno ISBN 971-8693-14-9 Published by UPISMED October 1993 No. of Pages: 60 ____________

    Project TACT stands for Thematic Approach to Chemistry Teaching. This approach presents chemistry through various contextual themes instead of the usual disciplinal topics. The three major themes selected are CHANGE, ENERGY, AND MATERIAL.

    This teaching unit is part of the theme CHANGE. It looks into the changes occurring in the water environment, particularly those brought about by the activities of man. It discusses the contribution of chemistry towards ensuring required water quality for certain uses. The chemistry of water, its nature, properties, and structure in as-relation to the uses of water.

  • An Exciting Journey: From Land to Sea to Air, Back to Land Lourdes R. Carale ISBN 971-570-095-0 Published by NISMED August 2001 No of Pages: 37 ____________ This story is about two boys who are transformed into two water particles before embarking on an exciting journey. They start off from cascading waterfall, travel down the river, and eventually reach the sea. From here, they are transformed up into the air until they become part of the clouds and finally fall down as rain. Through the vivid dream experiences of the boys young readers get to know about the water cycle. Intended for ages 8 to 10, the story can be used in science as well as in English and Filipino classes. It may be narrated by three children, two acting as the characters, and one as the story teller.
  • Pupils’ Activities and Teaching Guide Lourdes R. Carale ISBN 978-971-570-137-2 Published by NISMED 2009 No of. Pages: 36 ____________ These teacher material and pupils' activities on Bones and Muscles were developed under the Science and Mathematics Education Manpower Development Project (SMEMDP) sponsored by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). They have been tried out in countless teacher training programs, and also with children in connection with a research project, reviewed by experts with regard to accuracy of content, and revised for classroom use.
  • Electrical Energy Conservation at Home Maxima J. Acelajado & Aurora B. Mendoza ISBN 971-135-096-3 Published by ISMED July 1985 No. of Pages: 21 ____________ This is a module intended for second year high school students. It contains discussions and activities on the effect of electric power and time on electrical energy consumption, reading an electric meter and computing electric bills. Also included is a section on how to minimize electrical energy wastage.
  • Pupil’s Activities & Teacher’s Material Lourdes R. Carale ISBN 978-971-570-135-8 Published by NISMED 2009 No. of Pages: 34 ____________ These teacher material and pupils' activities on the digestive system were developed under the Science and Mathematics Education Manpower Development Project (SMEMDP) sponsored by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). They have been tried out in countless teacher training programs, and also with children in connection with a research project, reviewed by experts with regard to accuracy of content, and revised for classroom use.
  • From Rocks to Cement Pilar da Silva ISBN 971-135-030-0 Published by UP SEC April 1982 No of Pages: 17 ____________

    This module describes how nature changes rocks into materials used in the manufacture of cement. It gives the types of rocks on land and their formation. The process by which nature changes rocks into materials needed in the manufacture of cement are discussed at length.

    The steps in the commercial preparation of cement are described in detail. The glossary contains technical terms and their definitions.

    The Appendix provides answers to the questions and the self-tests in the module. It also includes a discussion of the chemical changes that take place when cement mixes with water to form concrete.

  • Go Nuclear?

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    Go Nuclear? O. Ungson, V. Talisayon & T. Hontiveros ISBN 971-135-069-6 Published by ISMED March 1984 No of Pages: 15 ____________ Go nuclear, in a dialogue, aims to give some facts, explain some issues and science concepts about the nuclear plant: its construction, production of electricity, nuclear reactions involved, control over nuclear reactions, benefits of having the plant, comparison of cost and dangers of the plant with those using oil or coal, and effects of the plant on the economic situation and relationship with foreign groups.
  • Goodbye Waste Lourdes R. Carale ISBN 971-135-050-5 Published by UP SEC December 1983 No of Pages: 27 ____________ This learning module presents a way of minimizing the garbage problem through waste recycling. It suggests presorting of waste according to the 5-fs, namely, factory materials, future use materials, fuel, feeds, and fertilizer, thereby encouraging maximum utilization of materials otherwise thrown away/wasted. The module proceeds with a more detailed discussion of converting waste into organic fertilizer (compost) including the procedure and science ideas involved. Built into the module is the development of positive attitudes towards the merits of recycling.
  • Health Education Through Biology Teaching Gerhard Schaefer & Dolores F. Hernandez, eds. ISBN 971-135-079-1 1985 ____________ This booklet reports the first results of a health education project of the Commission for Biological Education (CBE) of the International Union of the Biological Sciences (IUBS). Comparisons of the concept of health held by students in six countries and the status of health education curriculum in these countries are presented. Practical suggestions are offered to the teacher through curriculum maps and teaching strategies which facilitate the integration of health into biology teaching.
  • Life Cycle of a White Butterfly (w/CD and poster) Marina E. Balce ISBN 978-971-570-136-5 Published by NISMED 2009 No. of Pages: 35  
  • Living Organisms in the Classroom Lea O. Santos ISBN  971-8693-23-8 Published by ISMED June 1996 No of Pages: 40 ____________ This module is on keeping living organisms inside the classroom. It is the result of the author's years of experience in teaching the topic to children and teachers as well. The materials in the module have been tried out and are most helpful in the study of plants and animals. The suggested setups and activities are useful not only in developing skills and concepts, more than these, they allow the learners to experience the joy of looking after living organisms.
  • Mixtures in the Kitchen Pupils’ Activities PhP 60.00 Teacher's Guide PhP 120.00 ____________ The module comes in two editions: one consists only of Pupils’ Activities which the individual pupil may acquire for himself or herself and on whose pages he/she may write down his or her answers. It is in a format that will hone the pupils’ reading and writing skills. But more importantly, these activities start with eliciting the pupils’ prior knowledge and provide key Filipino terms for some objects, verbs, and adjectives in line with the DepED policy encouraging use of the mother tongue to facilitate learning and understanding. The activities are inquiry-based, hands-on and minds-on. This means that they develop the manipulative as well as the science processes skills of inquiry, making use of concrete materials and allowing the learner to construct the ideas that will lead towards formulation of concepts close to or in line with current scientific knowledge and scientists’ views. The other edition contains Teacher Materials aside from the Pupils’ Activities. This is for the teacher and contains an Overview of the unit, Reference to the PELC-BEC (as well as to the K to 12 Curriculum though the latter will not be implemented for the elementary grades until 2014 for Grade 3, Teaching Strategies Highlighted, Potential Sources of Misconceptions, Vocabulary, Teaching Plan for the Unit with the Lesson Plans, and Answers to Test Yourself, the summative test, as well as to the formative questions in each activity.

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