ERIC Number: ED198005
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Connections: A Curriculum in Appropriate Technology for the Fifth and Sixth Grades.
Melcher, Joan; And Others
Appropriate technology is an approach to meeting human needs which stresses local solutions using small-scale decentralized technologies that have minimal environmental impact. Presented in this manual are 10 lessons for upper elementary students that consider such topics as recycling, solar energy, transportation, and nutrition. Each lesson includes teacher background information, class activities, homework, discussion topics, and a brief quiz. Accompanying these materials are illustrated student handouts that may be duplicated. Also provided are suggested student readings, and a list of other sources of teaching materials. (WB)
Descriptors: Alternative Energy Sources, Energy, Environmental Education, Grade 5, Grade 6, Interdisciplinary Approach, Intermediate Grades, Life Style, Recycling, Science Education, Science Instruction, Social Studies, Technology
National Center for Appropriate Technology, P.O. Box 3838, Butte, MT 59701 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Community Services Administration (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Appropriate Technology, Butte, MT.
Identifiers: Appropriate Technology
Note: Oversize chart "Appropriate Technology - Ideas to Grow With" removed due to irreproducibility.