ERIC Number: ED167449
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Energy and Conservation Education: Activities for the Classroom, Grades 1-3.
Energy and Man's Environment, Inc., Portland, OR.
The instructional materials and classroom activities described in the document are intended to aid teachers in grades one through three develop and implement educational programs dealing with energy-related issues. The document is presented in four sections. Section I explains the organization of the document and summarizes how teachers should implement activities and assess student performance. Section II consists of a matrix of activities described in the document. Information is presented on grade level, time required, and subject matter. Section III describes learning activities in six areas: (1) sources of energy, (2) uses of energy, (3) conversion of energy from one form to another, (4) impact of energy use on the environment, (5) limits of the earth's resources, and (6) the future. For each activity, information is presented on title, concept, time, implementation, materials, and optional activities. Activities involve students in posing and answering questions, role playing, viewing and discussing films, comparing samples of energy sources, completing handouts, coloring, defining terms, playing educational games, and writing stories. The final chapter presents information on student assessment. Topics discussed include suggested test items, how to use suggested test items, and origin of test items. (DB)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Concept Teaching, Conservation Education, Curriculum Guides, Depleted Resources, Educational Games, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, Energy, Energy Conservation, Environmental Education, Environmental Influences, Fuels, Futures (of Society), Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Activities, Natural Resources, Social Studies, Student Evaluation, Teacher Developed Materials, Teaching Guides
Energy and Man's Environment, 0224 S.W. Hamilton, No. 301, Portland, Oregon 97201 ($24.00)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Energy and Man's Environment, Inc., Portland, OR.
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