ERIC Number: ED222669
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-May
Reference Count: 0
Industrial Arts Curriculum Guide for Alternative Energy.
Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
This curriculum guide for alternative energy courses is part of a series of curriculum guides for use in the industrial arts curriculum in Connecticut. The guide contains two parts. Part 1 provides the following overview: (1) objectives of alternative energy education, including suggestions for course levels, class sizes, teaching methods, and student organizations; (2) references; (3) a bibliography of solar teaching aids; (4) tools and equipment needed; (5) a glossary; (6) multi-media materials; (7) resource organizations and agencies; (8) solar suppliers; and (9) metric conversions. In the second part, seven units for teaching alternative energy concepts are provided. These units are independent entities and cover the following topics: conservation, insulation, thermal storage systems, climate control systems, greenhouses and atriums, solar domestic hot water systems, and envelope and hybrid climate control systems. Each unit contains an introduction, information sheets for implementing the course, and behavioral objectives. Material is illustrated with line drawings and photographs. (This curriculum guide has material for both secondary and adult vocational education courses on alternative energy.) (KC)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Career Education, Climate Control, Conservation Education, Course Content, Energy, Energy Conservation, Fuel Consumption, Guidelines, Heat, Heat Recovery, Industrial Arts, Industrial Education, Occupational Information, Postsecondary Education, Power Technology, Radiation, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides, Teaching Methods, Technical Education, Trade and Industrial Education, Units of Study, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
Note: For related documents, see CE 034 029-032.