Recommendation and Guidelines Incorporation of Results of Current Crustal Evolution Studies into K-12 Curricula

Edward C. Stoever
1975 Journal of Geological Education  
The National Association of Geology Teachers (NAGT) .conducted an assessment of -the impliCations of current-studies encompassing the theories of continental drift, polar wandering, sea-floor spreading, and plate tectonics to K-12 education, and presented in this document recommendation's for the incorporation of these concepts into school curricula. A detailed description of tie. current status of crustal evolution " studies is presented. Conclusions drawn at the conference indicate the
more » ... ility of incorporation of -these topics, as well as the feasibility of the incorporation. Recommendations show grades six through ten as primary targets. An organizational scheme is presented, as are charts shoving how new information, ideas, and materials would be processed for classroom use. Suggestions for preparatibn of curriculum materials and introductory teacher materials are suggested.-The appendices include a list of conference participants, a pre-conference report, an exaiple of-a lesson activity, suggested lesson activity topics, and suggested teacher resource book contents.
doi:10.5408/0022-1368-23.2.38 fatcat:ttdjq2ireffrrfqgsvvxvbty5i