ERIC Number: ED153843
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Interdisciplinary Student/Teacher Materials in Energy, the Environment, and the Economy: 3, Energy, Engines, and the Industrial Revolution, Grades 8, 9.
Childs, Barbara; And Others
This instructional unit for grades 8-9 combines science and social studies in a look at the broad social and economic upheavals that took place during the industrial revolution, giving special emphasis to the role of energy. The invention and development of the steam engine is highlighted in one lesson. Other lessons show how the industrial revolution affected the location and growth of cities around sites of energy sources, and give greater understanding of the effects of technology on the daily lives of people. There are five lessons in all, two relating to science and three to social studies. Complete teacher and student materials are included. (BB)
Descriptors: Economics Education, Energy, History, Industrialization, Instructional Materials, Integrated Curriculum, Science Education, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Teaching Guides
U.S. Department of Energy, Technical Information Office, P.O. Box 62, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 (no price quoted)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Intergovernmental and Institutional Relations (DOE), Washington, DC. Office of Education, Business and Labor Affairs.
Authoring Institution: National Science Teachers Association, Washington, DC.
Note: For related documents, see SE 024 167-172 and SE 024 218; Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original document