ERIC Number: ED167450
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Energy and Conservation Education: Activities for the Classroom, Grades 4-6. Implementation Handbook.
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 four through six 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 working crossword puzzles, completing handouts, discussing energy issues in class, comparing energy sources, working on library research projects, designing and testing kits and windmills, defining energy terms, playing educational games involving energy conversion systems and pollution, and performing simple scientific experiments dealing with wind power, solar energy, and soil types. 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 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, 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.
Note: For related documents, see SO 011 523-529