ERIC Number: ED245918
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Minnesota and Energy.
Minnesota State Dept. of Natural Resources, St. Paul. Environmental Education Board.; Minnesota State Dept. of Energy, Planning and Development, St. Paul.; Minnesota State Dept. of Education, St. Paul.
Eight energy education activities are provided. Each activity includes an overview, a brief summary, lists of objectives and materials needed, teacher's notes, and student materials. The activities focus on: (1) using social studies skills to understand Minnesota energy data and to clarify and understand some Minnesota energy issues; (2) giving reactions to 20 energy statements about Minnesota; (3) collecting and evaluating information on some problems and potentials of Minnesota's alternative energy sources (solar energy, petroleum, natural gas, hydropower, wind energy, coal, biomass, nuclear energy, propane, and district heating); (4) comparing energy costs of low income and non-low income households; (5) examining Minnesota's energy future using a modified Delphi technique; (6) writing a description of a possible energy future which explores the sequences of events leading to a future state; (7) reading and reacting to information about the coal severance tax and its impact on Minnesota; and (8) examining the comparative costs of conservation and the costs of energy from other sources. (JN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Minnesota State Dept. of Natural Resources, St. Paul. Environmental Education Board.; Minnesota State Dept. of Energy, Planning and Development, St. Paul.; Minnesota State Dept. of Education, St. Paul.
Identifiers: Energy Education; Minnesota