ERIC Number: ED162886
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
An Educator's Introduction to Energy Concepts: Overview Packets.
Maine Audubon Society, Falmouth.
This publication provides a broad overview of energy and related issues for teachers and others who want to improve their understanding of these issues. Included in this publication are discussions of: (1) elementary physics related to energy; (2) energy sources, including topics such as renewable and non-renewable resources and fossil fuels; (3) energy uses in the U.S.; (4) thermodynamics; (5) space heating; (6) energy conservation; and (7) socioeconomic aspects of the energy crisis. The last section entitled Consumption/Life Style is designed for social science teachers and discusses the effects of population increases on natural resources and social values. Diagrams and tables are provided to illustrate, among other things: (1) energy consumption rates of various electric appliances; (2) energy uses by economic sector; (3) U.S. energy flow from source to work and waste; and (4) the flow of energy to and from earth. (MR)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Maine Audubon Society, Falmouth.