ERIC Number: ED167452
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Energy and Conservation Education: Activities for the Classroom, Grades 10-12.
Energy and Man's Environment, Inc., Portland, OR.
The instructional materials and classroom activities described in the document are intended to aid teachers in grades 10 through 12 develop and implement educational programs dealing with energy-related issues. The document is presented in four sections. Section I explains the organization of the document and summarizes how teachers should implement activities and assess student performance. Section II consists of a matrix of activities described in the document. Information is presented on grade level, time required, and subject matter. Section III describes learning activities in six areas: (1) sources of energy, (2) uses of energy, (3) conversion of energy from one form to another, (4) impact of energy use on the environment, (5) limits of the earth's resources, and (6) the future. For each activity, information is presented on title, concept, time, implementation, materials, and optional activities. Activities involve students in library research, identifying energy sources used in food and clothing production, suggesting solutions to energy use problems, responding orally and in writing to articles on energy costs and energy use, analyzing energy impact statements, identifying sources of unwise energy use, and discussing energy-related topics with classmates and resource people. The final chapter presents information on student assessment. Suggested test items are presented along with suggestions on how to use them and an explanation of the origin of the test items. (DB)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Concept Teaching, Conservation Education, Curriculum Guides, Educational Games, Educational Objectives, Energy, Energy Conservation, Environmental Education, Environmental Influences, Fuels, Futures (of Society), Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Activities, Natural Resources, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Student Evaluation, Teacher Developed Materials, Teaching Guides
Energy and Man's Environment, 0224 S.W. Hamilton, No. 301, Portland, Oregon 97201 ($24.00)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Energy and Man's Environment, Inc., Portland, OR.
Note: For related documents, see SO 011 523-529; Article on pages 46-54 by Business Week, January 20, 1975, entitled "Utilities: Weak Point in the Energy Future" has been removed by ERIC due to copyright law