ERIC Number: ED393651
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Cycles for Science. Physics. Curriculum Supplement for Grades 9-12.
This booklet contains project-oriented lessons and hands-on activities developed to integrate steel recycling, natural resource conservation, and solid waster management into science learning. Each lesson is presented in capsule form in an introductory section called, "Lessons at a Glance." The first lesson, "Supply & Demand," includes the activities "Quenched and Tempered Steel" and "Stretch and Strain." The activities included in the second lesson, "Collect & Haul," are "Fluff Stuff" and "Jumping Metal.""What's a MRF?" and "Steel Home" are the activities included with the third lesson, "Sort & Produce." Also included are a cross-reference chart of activities to physics concepts and critical thinking skills, a glossary, student worksheets, resource list, and teacher evaluation form. (MKR)
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Hands on Science, High Schools, Lesson Plans, Metal Industry, Physics, Recycling, Science Activities, Science Instruction, Waste Disposal
Steel Recycling Institute, 680 Andersen Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15220-2700.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Steel Recycling Inst., Pittsburgh, PA.