ERIC Number: ED222361
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Oil: Fuel of the Past. A Basic Teaching Unit on Energy. Revised.
McDermott, Hugh, Ed.; Scharmann, Larry, Ed.
Recommended for grades 7-10 social studies classes, this unit presents information about the history of oil, how fast it is being used, difficulties in transporting it, and oil's effect on the world economy. The unit, consisting of eight daily lesson plans, which may be expanded over several more days, contains activity sheets which allow students to reflect on materials read and to examine how petroleum has played such an important part in our history. Fry readability levels for the readings, process skills fostered, general goals and objectives, planning guide, and evaluation suggestions are provided in the introduction. Rationale, objectives, and instructional strategies are also provided for each activity. A pre-/post-test on the unit is included. (Author/JN)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Economics, Energy, Environment, Environmental Education, Fuels, Learning Activities, Petroleum Industry, Pollution, Secondary Education, Social Studies
Nebraska Energy Office, Extension Division Chief, P. O. Box 95085, Lincoln, NE 68509 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nebraska State Energy Office, Lincoln.
Identifiers: Energy Education; Nebraska; Oil
Note: For related documents, see ED 179 395 and SE 039 406-416.