ERIC Number: ED156466
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Activities of the Department of Energy in Energy Education: A Description of Programs for Schools of the Department of Energy and Its Predecessor Agencies.
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental and Institutional Relations (DOE), Washington, DC. Education, Business and Labor Affairs.
This publication is a summary of the energy education programs that existed upon the creation of the Department of Energy. It serves to review the history of federal energy education efforts and as a starting place for the comprehensive mission of this new department. This publication is limited in focus to educational institutions, but it deals with some of the research activities of university facilities. Organizationally, this document has six parts. Part one is an overview. Part two summarizes both student and teacher energy education training efforts. Part three discusses the development of energy curriculum materials. Part four describes some past educational special events such as science fairs, workshops, seminars, and special studies in energy education. Part five discusses past efforts by federal energy agencies. The last part describes the energy extension service efforts directly relating to schools. The purpose of this publication is to more clearly define the educational responsibilities of the Department of Energy. (MR)
Descriptors: Agency Role, Educational Programs, Educational Responsibility, Energy, Energy Conservation, Federal Programs, Instructional Materials, Program Descriptions, Science Education
U.S. Department of Energy, Technical Information Center, P.O. Box 62, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 (no price quoted)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental and Institutional Relations (DOE), Washington, DC. Education, Business and Labor Affairs.