ERIC Number: ED393653
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Cycles for Science: Biology Curriculum Supplement for Grades 9-12. A Steel Cycles Program.
Rogers, Diana; Laymon, Carol
This document contains project-oriented lessons and hands-on activities developed to integrate steel recycling, natural resource conservation, and solid waster management into science learning. It is designed to assist secondary teachers and students (grades 9-12) in meeting state and local goals for learning in biology, chemistry, general science and earth science, and physics. The first lesson, "Supply & Demand" includes the activities "Reducing Food Spoilage and Waste" and "Space Food." The activities included in the second lesson concerning "Collect & Haul" are "Leachate Collection" and "Composing with Worms.""Bones and Levers" and "The Color of Hot Metals" are the activities included with the third lesson concerning the topic "Sort & Produce." Also included is a cross-reference chart of activities to biology concepts and critical thinking skills, glossary, student worksheets, a 17-item resource list, and a teacher evaluation form. Each lesson contains a short bibliography. (MKR)
Descriptors: Biology, Environmental Education, Hands on Science, High Schools, Lesson Plans, Metal Industry, Recycling, Science Activities, Science Instruction, Waste Disposal
Steel Recycling Institute, 680 Andersen Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15220-2700 ($12.75).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Community; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Steel Recycling Inst., Pittsburgh, PA.
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